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Quality Assurance Lab Technician

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Imlay City
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryYou will assist in the management of food safety and quality assurance activities for all phases of production and laboratory operations.
You will be assinged to work onsite at the Conagra facility located in Imlay City, Michigan, Home of Vlasic brand. Positions available for first and second shift, along with a need for a split shift.
You will maintain close rapport with plant teams to identify, solve and prevent problems affecting food safety and quality. You will conduct product quality and food safety surveillance of plant areas and processes, including food safety plan, CCP (Critical Control Point) monitoring verifications, periodic facility inspections, bacteriological environmental inspections in critical plant areas. You will be responsible for assisting in development, implementation, training and verification of required policies and procedures.Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinate quality assurance and food safety activities with various departments (operations, maintenance, prime materials, etc.).Engage in Conagra production standard (CPS) activities.Provide technical assistance and training to personnel as necessary when working through troubleshooting activities.Verify daily plant operational documentation, including Food Safety Plan CCPs, various operator quality checks, etc. for completeness and accuracy.Assure plant generated records are properly reviewed, tracked (ex: database entering) and filed.Conduct GMP and sanitation audits of plant operations and grounds at required frequencies.
Assist with the hold process- conduct rechecks, place product on hold, assist in carrying out/ verification of disposition as outlined by QA manager and/ or team lead, assure records are maintainedAssist in researching, trending and tracking customer complaints, glass breakageCoordinate vendor issues with prime materials and manage PQM system accordinglySupport R&D Product Plant Trials.Serve as back-up for Plant Lead Lab Tech in their absence.Position Qualification1-2 years' experience within the food industry or similar manufacturing environment, B.S. degree (or equivalent) in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry or related field preferred, but not requiredKnowledge of FDA, USDA and HACCP requirements applicable to the facility.Thorough knowledge of Good Sanitation Practices (GSPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).Familiar with the AIB Consolidated Standards for Food Safety or equivalent quality/food safety standards and regulatory requirements (SQF).Proficient in computer applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.Understanding of Statistical Process Control and elementary statistical analysis.Excellent verbal, written and team communication skillsOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Detroit , Quality Assurance Lab Technician, Healthcare , Imlay City, Michigan

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