QUALITY INSPECTOR

Quality Inspector

(10 pm Shift)

1934 W 21st St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Job Description

**This is a Monday through Friday position from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. shift. **

 

Position Summary:

The Quality Inspector’s primary role is to serve as a liaison between Quality Assurance (QA) and Manufacturing. In this role, the QA Inspector provides support to the manufacturing operations and depending on the shift may be the sole QA representative. This includes responsibility for compliance to all company and regulatory policies/procedures pertaining to product safety/quality. This may include environmental duties. The incumbent is the technical resource for Manufacturing and Engineering, providing some leadership and guidance in the areas of weight control, incident investigation and resolution, troubleshooting and other related matters. The incumbent also provides support to employee training and product and process audits. The QA Inspector must have a sound working knowledge of VV Supremo Foods, Inc quality system requirements. Some laboratory duties are required.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Compliance: Facilitates production activities to meet quality/safety specifications andregulatory standards by providing training, auditing, troubleshooting and incident management.

  • Assists in efforts to educate and train the workforce on food quality and safety issues.

  • Responsible for proper documentation and retrieval of all QC related testing records.

  • Investigates and analyzes incidents to identify trends in product/quality safety information.

  • Initiates corrective actions and communicates findings as appropriate. Uses various computer support systems.

  • Responsible for timely completion of approved QC testing programs, calibrations, verifications, and validations.

 

Key Activities:

  • Perform all QC checks/tests on production floor.

  • Perform Testing- analytical and microbiological.

  • Conducts self-inspections and internal audits.

  • Responsible for complying with all Safe Quality Food (SQF) polices/procedures and requirements for position.

  • Maintain sanitary conditions, organize, monitor inventory of supplies and report equipment faults in the laboratory.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Verify tasks are being carried out.

  • Communicate findings to management.

 

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strong Communication skills.

  • Knowledge of federal and state food industry regulations.

  • Understanding of sanitation and pest control practices.

  • Familiarity with GFSI standards.

  • Ability to work flexible hours.

  • Dexterity required for handling and performing tests in an accurate manner.

  • Ability to record data as needed.

  • Solid understanding of a production / manufacturing environment.

  • Strong auditing / assessment skills.

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence management enabling the direction of activities of teams of employees that do not have direct reporting to this role.

  • Proficiency in computer programs / software such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Net Weight and QA Trends.

  • Working knowledge of regulatory and quality system requirements – SQF, HACCP, Good Manufacturing Process (GMP), etc...

 

Necessary Experience:

  • 2 – 4 Years in food Industry in a quality inspection role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or some college with experience in this role.

Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)