Quality Assistant - Weekend Shift
Company: E. A. Sween Company
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Job Details Description We are always looking for talented,
hardworking people to join the E.A. Sween family. We are a
family-oriented company that understands the significance of our
employees and we are successful because of our incredibly committed
team. We have a great opportunity to join our team as a Quality
Assistant for our Eden Prairie location. E.A. Sween is an Equal
Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability Summary:
The Quality Assistant is responsible for implementing portion
control, net weight control and MAP control during the production
process to ensure adherence to product recipes. The Quality
Assistant will monitor employee adherence to Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMPs) in the production rooms. The Quality Assistant is
also responsible for helping ensure finished product quality on the
line. Detailed Description: FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY:
- Execute assigned food safety, quality and continuous
improvement activities to support the SQF Code as updated,
regulatory requirements and customer requirements.
- Responsible for food safety and quality during production.
- Participate in process improvement Kaizen or similar
- Follows all company policies and standard work procedures.
- Assist in preparing the production line for shift start-up.
This includes bringing scales, O2/CO2 analyzer, thermometers, tubs,
trays and utensil -with assistance from the Line Controller to the
- Follow all GMPs and is responsible for monitoring GMP practices
in the production rooms.
- Monitors line and equipment cleanliness prior to start of day
and after each break notifying the Line Controller or Production
Lead of any issues.
- Conducts portion control, net weight, MAP, temperature, scale
accuracy at the line according to standard work. All checks will be
done timely according to standard work. Report problems to the Line
controller, or Production Lead and QC. Severity of the issue may
warrant contacting the production and quality supervisors.
- Ensures line sanitizer dip stations have been filled prior to
shift start up, and changed at break or more often as needed to
ensure proper PPM strength.
- Monitor reprocessing/rework processes for adherence to standard
- Assist other Quality Assistants as needed.
- Communicate with the QC throughout the day for any changes or
issues that may arise. GMP TRAINING AND PPE:
- Completes all personal safety and food safety/GMP related
training Works safely and wears appropriate attire for QC position
and PPE EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY USED:
- Trays, tubs, small utensils
- Weight Scale
- Mocon Gas Analyzer
- Slicing Equipment
- Digital Thermometer
- Miscellaneous small utensils Requirements:
- Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to
communicate effectively in English, written and verbally. Previous
Quality Control experience in a food-manufacturing environment is
preferred. This position will be using compliance software on an
iPad. Basic math skills required and ability to learn basic SPC
skills required. Basic computer skills; Microsoft Word and Excel
experience desired. Ability to analyze problems and find solutions.
Must be able to work independently and complete work in a timely
manner. Must be able to maintain an organized work area. All hires
will need to submit and receive satisfactory results on a drug test
and background check. Physical Environment:
- 95% of workday is spent on the RTE floor. Zero Safety
Incidences of Team members Overtime as required.
- Must be able to work in cool conditions (35 to 45 degrees) Must
be able to be on feet majority of the day Must be able to bend,
turn, push, pull Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must be able to
reach over head Must be available to work a flexible schedule to
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other
manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they
have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the
pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have
access to the compensation information of other employees or
applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot
disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals
who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,
unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or
charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding,
hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the
employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to
furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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