QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Franklin Township, NJ

COMPENSATION: $65k - $75k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Nov 24, 2021

Our client is a highly successful, friendly food manufacturer who is seeking to hire a Quality Assurance Specialist.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$65,000 – $75,000

Position Overview:

The Quality Assurance Associate will be responsible for Quality documentation of the plant’s production, assist in audits and projects on process & quality improvement.

Responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Specialist:

  • Assist in Quality documents: assuring legal verbiage and updating database
  • Assist in internal audits
  • Assist in updating SOPs
  • Assist in updating production label program
  • Report discrepancy relating to process deviation, food safety and quality issues
  • Assist in implementing and following up on root cause assessment and corrective action
  • Coordinate with production, facility maintenance and sanitation to ensure overall plant compliance with regulatory requirements and quality audits
  • Assist in training staff on quality and compliance measures
  • Assist in customer feedback, complaints and report, document follow up actions in database
  • Assist in special projects or other duties assigned

Qualifications for the Quality Assurance Specialist:

  • Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, or related discipline
  • Experience in lab or production in food, flavor, dietary supplements, or related industries
  • Experience in GMP, 21 CFR 111 guidelines
  • Experience in food safety, quality inspections, audits, testing, and implementation of corrective action programs
  • Microsoft Office and database skills
  • Certifications in Quality Auditor, Quality Improvement Associate, HACCP, and SQF a plus

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, or related discipline

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility

As a woman owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

POSITION ID: 103619

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