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Quality Assistant - Weekend Shift

Company: E. A. Sween Company
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 events.
  • 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 line.
  • 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 work procedures.
  • 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
  • iPad
  • 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 include overtime when needed Qualifications 0" style="display: none;"> Skills 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Behaviors 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Motivations 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Education 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Experience 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Licenses & Certifications 0"> 0"> 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)

Keywords: E. A. Sween Company, Eden Prairie , Quality Assistant - Weekend Shift, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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