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Quality Assurance Specialist - Verona, VA

Branch ID: 2310

Pay Rate/Salary: $22.00 - $23.00

Staffmark is currently hiring for a Quality Assurance Specialist to conduct all quality-monitoring functions on a shift basis, including raw and finished product and package integrity tests. Assure the product conforms to the finished product specification and provide detailed written information relating to the quality of the product, package and process. Aiding in maintaining and obtaining certifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Assure that the product conforms to the finished product specification. This will be accomplished by sensory evaluation, analytical testing and process plant observation.

  • Provide detailed written information relating to the quality of the product and process.

  • Adjust batch for Mix and Blend Operator as needed to satisfy specification requirement. Approve batch before it is processed through the UHT system.

  • Perform organoleptic test on both raw and finished product.

  • Perform micro testing, chemical and physical analysis on raw and finished product

  • Inspect transfer, mixing and processing equipment to ensure proper cleaning and quality practices.

  • Perform testing on incoming ingredients per the ingredient sampling program.

  • Participate in sensory evaluation.

  • Perform QA Incubation/Packaging technician tasks as needed

  • Operate pH meter including calibration and maintenance

  • Monitor the temperature of the incubation rooms

  • Conduct finished product testing according to the requirement

  • Assure that product conforms to post-process pH standards

  • Responsible for creating and updating daily incubation reports and QPA database.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Maintain and create organized QA records from the production floor and on the computer

  • Perform package integrity checks to confirm the aseptic condition of Tetra Pak containers including visual and destructive tests of the package.

  • Assure that the product conforms to the finished product specification

  • Provide detailed oral and written information relating to quality of the product, package and process

  • Monitor package, case code, and cap placement

  • Ensure that correct fiber, case code and package code are used

  • Approve the case code before the production run. Make sure that cases are stacked sequentially and the case code is legible

  • Inspect and validate CIP's with titrations on Tetra Pak filling machines and UHT to ensure proper cleaning and quality practices

  • Ensure that proper safety and quality protocols are being followed

  • Ensure that any deviations in package integrity or product quality are properly placed on hold

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently

Bachelor's degree or equivalent specializing in Food Science, Quality Assurance. Requires one year of relevant experience, preferably in a food/beverage manufacturing setting. Strong technical knowledge in area of responsibility Strong computer skill Strong math skills Strong decision-making skills, training skills, problem analysis skills, teamwork, creativity, Read, write, speak and understand the English language and the need to perform advanced math (analysis, statistics, significant data or number manipulation)

About Staffmark

The Company supports affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The Company will provide equal employment in employment practices to all applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to any protected characteristic such as, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizen status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans and other protected veterans, genetic information and other legally protected classes. Furthermore, the Company is an E-Verify employer. Information provided on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purposes. The Company complies with all applicable federal, state and local non-discrimination laws and regulations. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations in the application or interviewing process. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or interviewing process, please contact us.

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Verona, VA


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Quality Assurance Specialist

City, State or Zip Code: Verona, VA

Position Type: Temp to Hire Position

Date Posted: 1/11/2019