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Quality Control Inspector I
Ref No.: 18-00396
Location: Garland, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 01/15/2018 to 04/01/2018
Quality Coordinator Position (Temporary - Covering Maternity Leave)

This is not an Inspector role, but rather a coordinator role. Please review details closely.



3rd Shift Details (start and end time) (11:00pm - 7:30am)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
• Perform daily operational inspections to drive GMP improvements and meet USDA requirements
• Verify storage and production area temperatures on a daily basis along with other prerequisite programs
• Perform and review daily weight verifications to assure compliance with specs and net content policies.
• Verify checkweigher, barcodes, and x-ray machines to ensure proper set-up and accuracy in compliance with quality policy
• Conduct oxygen, CO2, leaker, seal strength, and visual quality testing to ensure products comply with specifications.
• Support IL6S as quality representative for the line
• Participate in root cause problem solving for quality and line issues
• Audit Changeovers and PCR records
• Maintain document control for quality records and USDA access to records.
• Utilize quality suites, to pull reports and gather data
• Assist in the management of the HACCP program, procedures, formulas, CCPs, PP's, training etc. to ensure food safety.
• Maintain the Hold and Release program for finished product both in-house and at outside storage locations. Perform holding and releasing responsibilities for finished product, raw materials, and packaging (includes sampling/retesting/reports).
• Participates in line loss analysis and drive for zero defects in hold, consumer complaint, and defect reductions.
• Support R&D trials by preparing documentation, communicating between R&D and production, collecting data, gathering samples, shipping samples, and other duties as assigned for the trial.
• Maintain equipment calibrations inclusive of but not limited to scales, thermometers, etc.
• Provide training to plant personnel on various Quality Programs including HACCP, CCPs, GMP, Net Contents, product testing and documentation.
• Participate and lead as necessary the QCDSM department meetings.
• Audit incoming materials and temperatures for compliance to specs
• Ability to perform duties with speed and accuracy
• Other duties as assigned

SAFETY
• Maintain safety and quality awareness of team around line or process machinery.
• Maintain a clean work area, adhere to all GMP's and safety policies such as LO/TO and Personal Protective Equipment
• This person has the responsibility to operate under the Food and Beverage Values.
• Adhere to all safety and environmental policies, procedures and compliance programs.
• Work toward achieving an injury free environment.
• Responsible for reviewing work areas for potential losses and loss control opportunities and for reporting hazards, injuries/illnesses, and other losses to supervisors.

MORALE
• Help to motivate line personnel

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must be familiar with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, statistical and other software
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Prior quality, lab or logistics experience.
• Excellent typing and organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize and perform duties without direct supervision
• Ability to perform duties with speed and accuracy

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must be able to read and interpret documents related to scheduling, delivery and inventory of materials, work instructions, forecasts and other work-related documents. Ability to write simple correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees. Must be able to write clearly and legibly and communicate information to other employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Exposure to accounting/statistical/business practices.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS
Demonstrated leadership, initiative, self-management and attention to detail/accuracy. Must be proficient in Word, Excel and SAP.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, walk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee is often required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Must be able to spend reasonable amounts of time in 35-45F temperatures.