MISSION FOODS Quality Technician in Pueblo, Colorado
POSITION: Quality TechnicianDUTIES: To collaborate with plant personnel to produce superior qualityproducts. To monitor and ensure compliance to materials and productspecifications, customer requirements, and quality and food safety systemrequirements.* Monitoring and ensuring compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices* Responsible for performing key quality activities as described in the a. Quality Procedures b. Quality Plan c. Quality Work Instructions* Ensuring compliance raw materials and packaging materials specifications andfor performing the activities required by the Mission Foods Supplier ApprovalProgram such as a. Approving raw materials using the COAPPA system b. Performing weekly COAPPA Audits c. Filling out Supplier Corrective Actions Requests (SCAR's) in theIntelex System* Performing key activities to ensure finished product compliance torequirements such as a. Finished product evaluations b. Finished product shelf life monitoring c. Segregating and placing nonconforming product on "HOLD" in accordanceto the Quality Procedures* Performing key activities to ensure products are produced in a cleanenvironment such as a. Microbiology sampling (air and surfaces) b. Preoperational inspections c. Plant Inspections* Ensuring the laboratory activities are in compliance to the requirementssuch as a. Cleaning and maintaining testing equipment b. Calibrating testing equipment c. Cleaning and maintaining the laboratory d. Complying with all safety requirements and promoting safety with the restof the plant employees* Having a transparent communication with all plant personnelREQUIREMENTS:* High School diploma or GED PREFERRED SKILLS:* Vocational/Technical education preferred* Preferred 1 to 3 years' experience in Food Processing or in a Quality Field* Preferred some knowledge on food chemistry or food microbiology and goodmath skills* Preferred good knowledge on Computer Systems such as Microsoft Word, Excel* Preferred Bilingual (English and Spanish)WAGE: Starting $13.07/hourSHIFTS: 2nd and 3rd ShiftsJOB SITE: PuebloBENEFITS: Excellent company benefit package after probationary period toinclude: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401k and Paid Time OffAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: If you meet the minimum requirements for thisposition, please click on How to Apply' to view applicationinformation. You must be registered with Connecting Colorado to view theapplication information (registration is available at no cost).