Quality Technician


JOB REQUIREMENTS: Business Unit Overview At Crystal Farms Dairy Company
we harbor a passion for quality food and seek out the very best talent
that fosters the companys culture of ownership and accountability. We
offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you
can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.
Whether working on a new product, interacting with consumers, or giving
back to the community – passion for cheese is always present in all we
do. Responsibilities JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Adhere to safe work
practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that
product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or
practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or
personnel safety. Accurately perform quality line checks on product
including visual inspection of packages, weight checks, case checks,
leaker checks, gas checks, etc. Inspect product for defects, foreign
objects, etc. Accurately record quality check results and retain library
samples. Review production schedules to ensure proper products (cheese,
labels, dates, etc.) are being used. Identify quality defects and place
product on hold as needed. Evaluate Hold product, disposition, adjust
warehouse inventory, and maintain appropriate records. Sample, Grade,
and pH incoming cheese for acceptance for packaging. Perform and record
Microbiological and chemical test results on raw materials, finished
product and environment. Prepare environmental swabs to send out for
pathogen testing. Troubleshoot problems of a quality nature, inform
supervisor/lead and suggest corrective action. Communicate with
suppliers regarding quality issues/complaints. Maintain and review
quality and production records/files (Leaker %s, Hold Product logs,
Weight files, finished product audits, etc.). Train co-workers and new
hires as needed. Monitor lab supplies and inform manager of need to
reorder. Maintain daily communication with manager. Perform other duties
as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school diploma or general
education degree (GED) or equivalent Crystal Farms is an equal
opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,
ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition,
marital status, or a physical or mental disability.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/32836A661ADD468D