Quality Control (Food Processing)
at Morales Group

Date Posted: 5/13/2017

Job Description

Quality Control (Food Processing)

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career with an industry-leading company? Morales Group can open the door for you! We are a leading staffing and employment agency that has served the Indianapolis area for the past 13 years, providing job seekers with temp, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire opportunities in a variety of dynamic industries. We are currently looking for Quality Control for one of our top clients.

Quality Control (Food Processing)

Job Responsibilities

As a Quality Control, you will be responsible to ensure quality and food safety compliance by monitoring and documenting required checks including chemical levels, product specification, labels, good manufacturing practices (GMPs), temperatures, and operational procedures throughout the entire production process.

Specific job duties of the Quality Control may include:

  • Perform production chemical checks and regulating chemical levels to ensure food safety compliance; monitor and record all chemical, product specification/labeling and required mechanical information throughout the entire production process. Use chemicals in a safe manner; check chemical substances for usage and correctly add/dilute chemicals as needed; Change wash water as needed; correct any deficiencies; measure sensory aspect of raw commodities (i.e. brix measurements).
  • Provide guidance to ensure high quality standards; explain processing techniques and variables to maintain the standards and correct any quality standards not met (i.e., GMP violation, wrong cut size applied, etc.). Provide feedback and corrective action recommendations to associates regarding quality/food safety with courtesy and professionalism.
  • Complete a daily pre-operational inspection of processing rooms and equipment; collect pre-op microbiological swabs as needed; and maintain temperature logs using appropriate equipment (i.e., scales, thermometers, ph-meters, etc.) and complete related quality assurance, HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), SQF (Safe Quality Food) and USDA (US Department of Agriculture) paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.  
  • By visual review, ensure that assembly of parts is performed according to the work order drawing
  • Ensure proper slotting for finished product and complete a quality check of finished product(s); investigate product issues identified and place impacted inventory on hold until resolved and review labels to identify any potential labeling issues and communicate necessary changes in a timely manner.  
  • Respond to questions presented while on the floor regarding product quality, food safety, chemical safety, product specification or other quality related items.
  • Respond to questions presented while on the floor regarding product quality, food safety, chemical safety, product specification or other quality related items.
  • May be responsible to assist with preparing samples for customers according to appropriate product specifications.
  • Provide positive, creative feedback with ideas for product/quality systems development and improvement.
  • Maintain current knowledge of USDA regulations, federal inspections and sanitation regulations, industry trends and best food preparation practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes and to ensure company legal compliance. Maintain product knowledge to include sizes, varieties, sensitivity, location, and background of produce and USDA products.

Shift Hours: Must be flexible to work Sun-Sat, OT required.

Pay Rate: $11.00/hr

Job Requirements

Quality Control (Food Processing)

Job Requirements
Must be able to understand USDA/FDA regulations and federal inspections. Good written and verbal communication skills; must have effective working relationships with internal and external contacts. Good organization, prioritization, multi-tasking and attention to detail skills. Must have basic mathematical and literacy skills to read and document temperatures, weights, etc. of products and have a general understanding of weight relationships. Must comply with company procedures; an understanding of applicable food safety regulations and requirements preferred. Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts..

Requirements for a Quality Control:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical food production environment and/or distribution setting and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions; temperatures may vary within the work environment. The employee will be exposed to various work environments (i.e., refrigerated/freezer coolers, wet, dry and/or humid) on a frequent basis. The noise level in the work environment varies; food production setting may be low to moderate; distribution center setting may be moderate to high.
  • General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)

Quality Control (Food Processing)

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