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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: C.H. Guenther & Son
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Ensures through established testing methods that products meet the specifications of customer defined targets and to work to reduce the variability around these targets.Duties and Responsibilities:* Performs various product tests by testing batches, conducting taste test on finished product; checking ingredients and recipes; and logging results and correcting any discrepancies.* Perform audits of products including batch controls, component weights, finished weights, along with various other checks, and collect samples of raw materials, in process products and finished products as required.* Communicates with key personnel within the organization regarding the status of ingredients and product; maintains contracts outside the organization for the specifications and requirements of raw materials; also provides support to other quality assurance functions as needed.* Manages raw ingredients through inspections; prepares hold reports and hold tags; informs necessary personnel and/or departments to determine the disposition of items on hold.* Completes necessary daily duties such as entering daily production data into the computer; filing paperwork and completing various reports.* Evaluating hazards, verification of measures and procedures that should be taken to achieve a safe work environment.* Ensuring daily adherence to the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Regulations.Abilities:Ability to work in a fast paced environmentExcellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively train othersMust be able to read work documents in EnglishStrong focus on safetySolid understanding of quality and food safety standards for food productionGood working knowledge of GMP sGood knowledge of ExcelGood attendance and work historyStrong team mentalityWorking Conditions and Physical Effort: Work involves daily exposure to elements such as dirt, dust, fumes, extreme temperatures, humidity, darkness, and/or noiseWork environment involves daily exposure to physical risks, such as working around mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazardsRegular exposure to food products and food allergensPosition requires the ability to stand; walking around office and plant; lifting and carrying packages up to 50 pounds; utilizing fine dexterity and reaching; kneeling, crawling and twisting to inspect equipment. Also requires the ability to see; hear; and communicate with employees as well as others by utilizing professional etiquettePersonal protective equipment, as defined by CHG, will be provided

Keywords: C.H. Guenther & Son, Portland , Quality Assurance Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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