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Position Title: Quality Lead- Crew B 6pm-6am

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Grand Island 

Grade: Scale 06 

Requisition ID: 11340 

 

 

Job Summary

Monitors and directs QC Technicians progress with relation to consistency, accuracy, techniques and frequencies. Provides training to all persons involved in evaluating, measuring, charting, calculating, weighing, and all other testing associated with producing safe, wholesome, quality food products. Conduct formal audits to insure compliance of SOP’s and product specifications. Perform all job duties and responsibilities as outlined during a flexible work schedule to include persons, processes, and products on all shifts.

 

 

Job Functions

 

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts continuing education of Quality Control Technicians in their job functions. Will monitor their performance and attention to details regularly and correct when necessary.
  • Conducts continuing education for QC Technicians and all other plant personnel assigned to evaluate, measure, chart, calculate, weigh, and all other testing associated with manufacturing quality products. Monitors their performance and attention to detail in relation to consistency, accuracy, technique, and frequency.
  • Conducts continuing GMP education and training to all plant personnel on a daily basis or as needed, with formal GMP training conducted at least monthly. Enforces GMP compliance among QC Technicians and plant personnel when necessary.
  • Conducts continuing microbiological education and training to QC Technicians as needed. Insures that microbiological samples are properly collected, tested, recorded, and stored. Provides a summary of microbiological results to QC and Production Management upon completion of testing. Provides analysis of results, making recommendations to insure food safety.
  • Conducts continuing HACCP education to all plant personnel. Conducts audits of HACCP program to insure food safety.
  • Conducts continuing safety education to QC Technicians on a daily basis or as needed.
  • Performs attribute tests on both raw and finished product.
  • Insures that all attribute testing is performed by those persons assigned per SOP and specifications, and all associated entries of this information are consistent, accurate, and timely.
  • Conducts formal audits on a routine basis of all shifts to insure that the proper test and measuring methods and procedure are being followed per SOP. Feedback, correction with further training, must be given when discrepancies are noted during audit. A written summary of audit must be completed, distributed, and filed.
  • Solves problems by analyzing information, conducting tests, further investigation, and receiving feedback. Communicates finding to QC Technician, production personnel, and all other persons that may use phone, fax, hand-written, computer, face-to-face, or other means to convey and present facts, information and materials.
  • Helps train Quality Control trainees and back-ups in all facets of required duties.
  • Assigns laboratory work among QC Technicians with input from QC Supervisor.
  • Monitors progress of QC Technicians.
  • Provides input to QC Supervisor of QC Technician job knowledge, quality performance, reliability (task completion), availability (attendance), initiative, and GMP adherence for the purpose of performance appraisal.
  • Performs training of Net Weight Control audits and checks per SOP to QC Technicians and packaging personnel.
  • Performs training of Statistical Process Control (SPC) measurement, data collection, and charting to appropriate personnel.
  • Involved in developing and conducting training of fellow workers.
  • Recommends measures to improve QC testing methods, procedures, work schedule, lab environment, SOP’s, specifications, HACCP, production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product in regards to increased efficiencies, safety, quality and lower costs.
  • Analyze and resolves work problems, or assists in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Performs organizing, sampling, labeling/identifying, shipping, and any other task associated with the evaluation, chemical, or physical analysis, nutritional analysis, microbiological testing, and any other evaluation of products upon request.
  • Insures that laboratory equipment is functioning properly. Performs general and preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment following manufacturer instructions. Provides training to persons as to the proper operation and care of laboratory equipment. Notifies QC supervisor of malfunctioning equipment as necessary.
  • Insures that all calibration of measuring equipment is adequately performed by instructed persons on a routine basis following SOP.
  • Monitors sanitation of the labs. The QC laboratory is to be kept clean, organized, and maintained. Assigns duties to QC Technicians as needed to accomplish and maintain cleanliness.
  • Conducts a formal, full inventory of QC supplies and forms at least monthly. Completes purchase requisitions for said supplies and forms, which is given to QC Supervisor for review and approval.
  • Performs duties in compliance with company policies regarding quality standards and food safety.
  • Strictly adheres to all company and plant policies concerning safety, performing proper Lock-Out, Tag-Out procedures, using proper lifting techniques, wearing effectively all personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, proper walking/stepping and all other safety procedure related to your duties.
  • Adhere to all company and plant polices related to GMP’s.
  • Adhere to all company and plant policies, work rules and procedures.
  • Performs all of the job duties and responsibilities as outlined above during a flexible work schedule to include persons, processes, and products on all shifts.
     
     

 

Other Job Duties:

  • As assigned by Quality Control Supervisor.

 

 

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanic parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

           

Job Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

  • Mental
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programs.

 

 

 

  • Physical Demands
    The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
     
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move 25 lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

  1. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REQUIRED.

           

Smock, Gloves, Hairnet, Sleeves, Waterproof Suit, Ear Plugs, Protective Toe Shoes, Goggles (when needed)
Plant Leadership Approval

 

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
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Job Family: Quality & Food Safety      
Division: NA Appetizer Manufacturing 
Department: ​Manufacturing Quality ​
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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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