TEASDALE QUALITY FOODS INC Quality Assurance Technician in BUDA, Texas

This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager and is covered by the Quality Assurance Coordinator and/or Manager in the absence of the Quality Assurance Technician. Monitor Critical Control Points of the HACCP Plan Monitor Critical Quality Points of the Quality Plan Record results of monitoring for each of the CCPs and QCPs Perform Verification of pre-operation sanitation as applicable to the shift Perform lab analysis of pH, acidity, salinity and viscosity Perform verification of lid security, vacuum, pull up , lot code and date code Perform Verification of operational sanitation as a result of production changeovers Perform lab equipment calibrations Perform environmental monitoring Cross trained to cover all areas of processing / production/ batching. Education / Experience: High School Education Strong ability to work in a team environment Able to multi task and work independently with minimum supervision Summary: Responsible for food product testing and inspection, process monitoring, records completion, sanitation verification, and general lab maintenance to support scheduled production. Primary Responsibilities: Performs visual inspections and tests with laboratory equipment to verify product quality (during production and on finished product). Maintains accurate records of all lab tests. Works in production facility, reports to Quality Assurance Manager to ensure all product specifications are met. Performs preop sanitation checks Additional Responsibilities: Performs inspections on inbound materials and documents results. Provide relief during breaks, absences, and overtime. Operate and calibrate testing and measurement equipment. Background: Strong math and written communication skills Laboratory/QA/Food industry experience required Knowledge of manufacturing/industrial production will help candidates excel Skills: Read and write in English Good math and communication skills Basic computer skills Previous experience in a food processing environment preferred, with understanding of safe food handling procedures Dependable & accurate Works with minimum supervision Self directed and self motivated work ethic Education: High school or equivalent