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Des Plaines, IL 60018
The Quality Technician shall enforce that all elements of food safety within the plan are being met. The Quality Technician will share any discrepancies with the QMS to their Supervisor or Quality Manager. These discrepancies are but not limited to HACCP programs, Allergen programs, Sanitation procedures, GMP findings, Foreign Material findings, and HOLD procedures. The Quality Technician will ensure that all regulatory, customer, and company quality initiatives are being met and maintained. This position is face paced and requires basic math and reasoning skills.
Responsible for ensuring that raw ingredients, WIP, and packaging materials match the item number specified on the project startup sheet.
Verify that the product is within date and that the correct revision numbers on the bulk or film are correct.
Line cleanup and inspection
Set up and verify barcode scanner as required by customer.
Correctly measure air fill in pouches by using height gauge.
Different customer products will require different date code formats. The technician will be responsible for using the product setup sheet to correctly setup the date coding formats on the bag, pouch, carton, shipper, case or other product vessel.
Responsible for knowing how to set up and troubleshoot the various pieces of code dating equipment within the facility.
Must be able to inspect and know what is involved for a blow down cleanup, a blow down wash, kosher, organic, and 100% allergen cleanup.
Must be able to source and requisition supplies needed to operate their lab. All requisitions must be turned into the Quality Manager for approval.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) at all times.
Comply with all safety, health and environmental regulations as prescribed by law.
Comply with all Company rules, regulations and policies.
Perform other duties as assigned.