• Quality Assurance Technician

    Job Locations US-MA-Wareham
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/4/2019 3:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-1654
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    Audits the process and production lines to monitor and verify the manufacture and labeling of a quality, cost effective product that meets company, customer and government standards and specifications.  Reports any non conformance of product to management.

    Responsibilities

    • Collects samples of ingredients, products or packages and monitors tests according to established procedures.
    • Documents neatly and precisely all results.
    • Labels and maintains samples of ingredients and samples for retains and shelf life monitoring.
    • Organizes collected data for management review.
    • Maintains lab equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
    • Communicates non-compliant results immediately to management.
    • Monitors plant for compliance to GMPs.
    • Recommends methods to improve processes to reduce waste, improve productivity, improve quality and/or consistency.
    • Weigh colors, flavors and other small ingredients.
    • Inspects raw materials and audits the pest control program.
    • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, 5S, OSHA and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
    • Participates in activities related to Marzetti Operational Excellence
    • Pay range is $14-16/hr to start, depending on experience and qualifications. Following the training period of approximately 1 month (on first shift), this position will transition to third shift, which will have a shift differential in addition to the hourly rate of pay.

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or equivalent; associates degree preferred.
    • Ability to follow detailed instructions and work in a team environment
    • Accurate, detail oriented and strong written and oral communication skills.

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Works in a laboratory and manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, climb, crouch, lift, reach, grasp and bend while moving about the facility.   Requires some lifting of moderately heavy items such as test equipment and product cases.  Must be able to stand for an 8 – 10 hour shift (sometimes longer) with regular breaks while performing repetitive tasks.  May be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed.  The employee may be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment, and handling of hazardous testing and sanitation chemicals.  The noise level in the lab is moderate and loud in the plant.  Ear protection, eye/face protection, hair/beard nets, steel-toed/slip-resistant shoes, and gloves are required as necessary in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

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