Quality Control Technician
Champion Foods - New Boston, MI

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Job Summary:
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, monitors all of the production procedures and parameters to ensure that established quality, safety and legality standards are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:
Checks and documents the following data:
QA – Product Weight Sheet

Ink Jet Code Check sheet

Baking and Physical Analysis Sheet

Examines dough temperature for accuracy and ensures that it is recorded by the dough mixer.

Checks and documents that the metal detector is correct and recorded by the packer.

Inspects and documents the trailer condition as well as the raw material and product conditions during the receiving and loading process. Ensures that the appropriate form is properly completed.

Monitors the end of the production line to ensure finished product weight and proper identification is printed on product shippers.

Conducts product evaluations in the laboratory. These include: baking test and specification parameter evaluations, as well as texture analysis. Records findings on evaluation form.

Calibrates thermometer, scales and pH meter daily.

Perform microbiology testing for Cookie dough by being able to plate samples and read results for various plates, (Ecoli, Coliform, Yeast and Mold).

Understands temperature tolerances of refrigerated and frozen foods.

Keeps lab and test bake areas clean.

Perform other duties as required.

Complete required AIB food safety and quality modules on annual basis or within one year from start date.

Required Skills

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
High School Diploma or GED.

Six months to one year experience in a food service environment.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Average computer skills: Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Ability to maintain information in a confidential manner.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
College course work in Food Science or related area (American Institute of Baking).

Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).

Previous experience in food manufacturing and/or laboratory environment.

Required Experience

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