Quality Assurance Lab Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspects and tests in-process and finished product to ensure they meet product specifications and customer requirements.

  • Prepares routine reports that includes gathering, inputting, summarizing, and interpreting data.

  • Prepares certificate of analysis/certificate of conformance reports for specified customers.

  • Uses basic knowledge of printing, laminating, slitting, and pouch making of plastic films when inspecting for defects.

  • Advises production personnel of quality problems.

  • Communicates effectively with operators, leads, supervisors, and management regarding non-conformed material.

  • Ability to train other employees on quality assurance procedures and standards.

  • Follows and participates in plant-safe housekeeping guidelines to ensure a safe work environment.

  • Follows and participates in the SQF and HACCP programs.

  • Assists other QA Techs as required to assure customer requirements are met.

  • Back up to the Quality Assurance Lead.

  • Be available to cover absences within the department as requested by management.

SQF / Food Safety Responsibilities

  • Assure compliance with all SQF Procedure requirements

  • Assure compliance with all GMP requirements

  • Assure all products are manufactured in a safe, quality manner

  • Assure compliance with all customer specifications

  • Promote and enforce compliance with all employees