Quality Assurance Technician

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Job Description: 

The Quality Assurance Technician meets or exceeds expectations by inspecting eggs in all aspects of the egg farm operations, logging findings, and reporting unusual findings to the Director, Food Safety and Quality Assurance to ensure the customer has the best quality egg.

CUSTOMER FOCUSED

  •     Understand role in servicing the customer through efficiency and quality in duties relative to inspecting eggs.
  •     Meet incredible customer service standards by monitoring computer information for quality issues and making sure all equipment components are working properly (i.e. scales, dirt detector, crack detector, blood detector).
  •     Monitor cooler temperature and humidity to maintain freshness and quality of product for the customer.
  •     Reflect a dedicated and reliable commitment to serving the customer through reliable attendance & punctuality.

QUALITY DRIVEN

  •     Prepare samples for outside testing (i.e. Eggland’s Best).
  •     Monitor egg weight parameters to ensure carton and eggs match up.
  •     Conduct monthly lab testing (Haugh units) on eggs from each house and incoming eggs; notifies Director of QA & FS of any problems.
  •     Monitor quality, mixes, and maintain solutions for egg grader water systems (soap, defoamer, chlorine).
  •     Complete cooler temperature checks.
  •     Look for opportunities to eliminate re-work, waste, etc., and inform management of potential hazards.
  •     Assist with tracking packaging quality issues.
  •     Assist with egg quality issues and communicate with USDA inspector.
  •     Conduct monthly thermometer calibrations.
  •     Conduct pre-operative inspections each morning before start of the grading machine.
  •         If pre-operative inspections show a need for follow up, these are relayed to the Sanitation Supervisor. Maintain log of inspection findings and summarize information to Processing Supervisor, as well as notify manager when USDA specifications are not met.
  •     Partner with USDA in maintaining quality standards.
  •     Check EB stamps for Quality.
  •     Perform carton and egg checks at start-up and every packaging changeover.
  •     Maintain two-way communication with manager, team members, and USDA.
  •     Show flexibility; cross train within department, move to different areas, etc. as needed.
  •     Comply with Kreher’s Policies and Work Rules, as well as federal and state laws (attendance, uniform, etc.).

Requirements

  •     High School Diploma or GED required.
  •     Previous experience in food processing facility.

Benefits

Full time opportunity. Contributory health insurance. Dental, vision and additional supplemental insurances available as well. 401K along with paid time off and free farm fresh eggs!

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