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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: Continental Mills
Location: Effingham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Welcome to The Krusteaz Company!Enjoy Our Benefits:$1.00 Shift premium for 2nd shift!and Platinum level health insurance rating with employee premiums paid for by The Krusteaz Company, deductibles and out of pocket maximumsUp to 7% quarterly bonus potentialPaid life insuranceUp to 5% 401(k) match3 Weeks PTO with a 2-week eligibility periodPaid paternity & maternity leave programsWellness programs, service awards, company partiesPay for skill environment supporting equipment ownership and personal developmentCapably perform day to day quality assurance issues and maintain standards for quality in the processing of dry mix bakery products on 3rd shift. Functions as a member of the Quality Assurance Team and performs various tests and audits on raw materials and finished goods, as well as the processing and packaging lines. This technical position assures regulatory compliance, product safety and product quality. This position also serves as a back up for Production Operations.Essential Functions: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.Tests dry mix product samples for performance to The Krusteaz Company quality standards using appropriate sensory and/or analytical tools.Determines dry mix product acceptability based on experience with product, specifications, knowledge of customer and consideration of food safety and labeling issues.Conducts line audits to verify correct packaging, labeling, codes, unit weights, and processing parameters.Pulls samples and analyzes raw materials for acceptability on an as-needed basis.Accurately records observations and test results. Follows prescribed lab testing procedures, including the use of all QA equipment.Audits production batch tickets and responds/reacts to potential information discrepancies.Understands and uses company computer software, including E-mail, Word, Excel, CIMPRO, RMWP, Eagle, and the QA Access database.Uses company voice mail and hotline systems for communication.Understands and follows hold and rework procedures including material disposition process and effective use of raw material and rework hotlines.Exercises basic troubleshooting, problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve quality issues.Recommends rework options and/or formulation changes to accommodate rework usage.Serves as an effective resource to the manufacturing team and other internal customers.Position RequirementsHours: 2nd Shift Monday through Friday 2:00 pm- 10:30 pmTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.Experience in quality control, preferably in a food environmentAbility to lift 50 lbs, stand up to 8 hours per day, and work safely in a physical, production environmentIntermediate computer skillsDemonstrated math skillsDemonstrated initiative and self-direction in planning, organizing, documenting, and solving problems.As a member of the operations team, you may be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds), speak clearly into the radio, climb stairs, exert energy, bend, twist and squat, and use tools and equipment. Employees stand and walk on concrete while wearing steel-toed shoes, uniforms, hair nets, bump caps and safety glasses. The use of company - provided hearing protection is also required in stated areas. Employees may be working in non-temperature controlled environments.The Krusteaz Company - Effingham is a dry mix facility, producing quality bulk mixes.Our workforce includes smart, energetic, dedicated people in a collaborative Pay-For Skills environment. If you love to resolve issues, learn processes from start to finish and see how good people succeed when they come together, we hope you'll visit our website to learn more about our passion to Inspire the World to Create, Share and Connect Through Food.

Keywords: Continental Mills, Decatur , Quality Assurance Technician, Professions , Effingham, Illinois

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