Agropur, Inc.
  • Quality
  • La Crosse, WI, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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


Agroupur is looking for a Quality Assurance Technician I on 2nd shift.

 

Essential Functions include the following:

  • Approve finished batches to ensure proper ingredient amounts used during production. Compare batching paperwork with raw materials batched. 
  • Verify/correct any changes made to production paperwork, components, documentation, and labels used for the production lines.
  • Perform startup inspections and hourly-type checks on production lines. (The amount of inspections/hourly checks varies per production line.)
  • Perform various testing (including but not limited to: in-line sensory testing, in-line titratable acidity testing, in-line pH testing, ATP swabbing, equipment sponge swabbing, in-line production sampling.)
  • Calculate and review specifications on testing data; enter data into Quality Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Notify lead/supervisor about any inconsistencies. 
  • Support adherence and continuous improvement of our pre-requisite programs (including but not limited to GMP's, training, calibration, pest management, cleaning/sanitation, environmental monitoring, and allergen control).
  • Comply with the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) program and help maintain the program in the production facility.
  • Work with Production on the Quality Systems during manufacturing process; consult with production to resolve quality, production, and efficiency problems.
  • Actively participate in sustaining all certifications that Agropur Ingredients holds, examples include, but not limited to SQF, NFS, Kosher, Organic, Certified Gluten Free, and Halal.
  • Actively participate in root cause analysis for corrective actions that occur during production and other product non-conformances within the plant.
  • Follow through with changes to existing products in response to complaints, customer requests, or cost-saving activity.
  • Assist in determining product disposition regarding holds during the time of manufacturing.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness in production lines and 5S standards. Equipment and work areas are to be kept organized, clean and sanitary throughout the shift.
  • Follow all safety procedures and participate in safety training.
  • Support product safety, quality and legality.  

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combined with a minimum of 1-year production/manufacturing experience. 
  • Prefer Associate's Degree in Science field and experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrate leadership ability, strong communication skills, and effective problem solving skills.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.

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