Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability and 401(k)


Agropur is currently looking for Quality Technician at it's Le Sueur Cheese Plant located in Le Sueur, MN.

Opening: 1 Full- Time

Job Summary:  

The Quality Assurance Tech will in collaboration with QA Manager and QA Supervisor to help maintain consistency in company protocols and procedures. This position will help maintain Agropur's commitment to food safety & quality by monitoring and verifying production parameters in accordance with Quality programs. They are expected to work effectively with various levels of plant personnel and management.      

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uphold Agropur's Food Safety, Quality and Employee Safety requirements at all times.
  • Provide Quality support to the Production Department within the facility.
  • Conduct routine Quality Inspections related to food production: Finished product quality, regulatory. Compliance, pest control, routine sanitation, employee GMPs, training compliance and HACCP compliance.
  • Work well with and without supervision.
  • Provide GMP and Quality SOP training to relevant departments.
  • Execute QA Hold/Release functions on incoming Raw Ingredients and Finished Products.
  • Execute Cause and Corrective Action Program and Complaint Investigations.
  • Ensure required QA documentation is accurate and maintained at all times.
  • Update SOPs, Specifications, and Documents as needed. Implement updates within the facility.
  • Ensure that work is completed timely, efficiently, and that it meets optimal quality standards.
  • Anticipate, trouble shoot, and resolve problems with good manufacturing practices and/or sanitation quickly.
  • Conduct work in a safe manner and abide by all company safety policies.
  • Collect samples for equipment, environmental and in-process monitoring.
  • Review documentation as it relates to food safety requirements and facility policies.
  • Documentation review and inspection of all raw materials and finished product.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Ability to read and understand SOP's.
  • Ability to plan ahead.
  • Computer literate.
  • Able to properly document information legibly.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.

Qualifications

  • AA/AS/BA/BS recommended in ration to one of the following fields; Science, food science, and/or chemistry or equivalent in a food manufacturing evniornment.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

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