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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: Reser's Fine Foods
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

General Summary: Monitors key process control points during production operations. Documents and reports any food safety or quality issues so that corrective actions can be taken.Benefits and CultureWe offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with discretionary match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!We strive to be your Employer of Choice. As one of our five cornerstones, this means that we go all-out to create an environment where people choose a lasting career because Reser's care about their personal development & safety, and delivers a rewarding work experience.Principal Duties and Responsibilities--- Documents and reports any food safety or quality issues and participates in determination of corrective actions to be taken--- May assist with pre-operational inspection of production plant and equipment and completion or related documentation--- Performs process verification checks at critical food safety and quality points according to the facility's Food Safety Plan and Quality Plan.--- Participates in determination of corrective actions when verification checks do not meet the limits defined in the facility's Food Safety Plan and Quality Plan.--- Verifies the facility's environment including items such as temperature throughout the production facility, sanitizer concentrations and other food safety related conditions.--- Completes Hold Tags and Cooling Tags, if appropriate, to isolate non-conforming ingredients or products.--- Conducts and documents the daily product review; participates in evaluation of key sensory attributes of finished products.--- Responsible for maintaining records, completing documentation, following proper documentation protocols as assigned--- Adherence and monitor of programs including HACCP Program, good manufacturing practices, foreign material control, plant sanitation, product quality assurance and other programs as assigned--- As part of monitoring CCPs (Critical Control Points), must be trained in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and adhere to approved HACCP plan(s)Job Specifications--- Associate degree in a science related field or 1+ years in a Quality Assurance position or equivalent experience.--- Basic knowledge of GMP's, Food Safety, and Safety requirements--- Ability to read, write and speak in English at a level of proficiency to clearly understand items such as food safety documentation, ingredient labels, etc. is required.--- Basic computer skills; e-mail, Word, Excel.--- Regular attendance and punctuality are required.Working Conditions--- Food processing, warehouse and food laboratory environment.--- The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25 degrees F to 110 degrees F.--- Regularly required to stand and walk, ability to climb ladders, bend, reach and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs.--- Production demands may require overtime and/or evening or weekend scheduling.Recipe for SuccessReser's is the leading provider of fresh refrigerated deli salads, side dishes, and prepared foods for the supermarket, club store, and food service industries. Family owned and operated, Reser's has been a proud sponsor of good times at racetracks, picnics, BBQs, music festivals, and affordable family meals since 1950. Reser's family of brands include Reser's American Classics, Main St Bistro, Stonemill Kitchens, and more. With more than 4,500 employees, Reser's operates 14 facilities in the US, Mexico, and Canada and actively supports the communities it serves.

Keywords: Reser's Fine Foods, Topeka , Quality Assurance Technician, Hospitality & Tourism , Topeka, Kansas

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