Mid Shift QA Technician

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #38010

QA Tech (Mid-Shift)

Kennesaw, GA

Rapidly Growing global human and animal nutrition company is seeking a QA Tech for their mid-shift hours on a contract to hire basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded QA Tech with a minimum of 2 years of quality inspection or technician experience within a manufacturing environment.

Pay: $21/hr.

Shift Hours:Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm with occasional weekends

Terms: Contract to Hire/Temp to Perm


  • High School Diploma
  • Preferred two years as a quality inspector or technician in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment
  • Experience in Federal and State Food Safety Regulations including HACCP and GFSI
  • Experience with food safety and defense programs
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Must be able to lift to 75 pounds
  • Ability to perform a standing job for a full shift
  • Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, reach, and grasp for varying periods of time
  • Ability to differentiate subtle variances in color
  • Ability to wear a respirator and hearing protection
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights and weekends
  • Fluent in English required, bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Must possess a valid US driver's license

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure facility and products meet all local and federal food/supplement safety regulations
  • Function as a facilitator/coach in areas such as Quality Control techniques, Good Manufacturing Practices, and product quality/safety
  • Sample and analyze raw materials, in process goods, and finished products to assure compliance to specifications
  • Perform cleaning validations and line clearance using, but not limited to, ATP technologies
  • Assist with quality team audits including, but not limited to, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP
  • Record and evaluate test data, alerting the Quality department of any deviations from specifications
  • Assist in data collection and analysis for ongoing quality improvements
  • Partner with plant operations, maintenance, quality, and engineering to ensure that good manufacturing practices, sanitation and pest control programs, procedures and systems are effectively monitored per policy requirements
  • Partner with plant operations, maintenance, quality, and engineering to develop, write, review and train on Standard Operating Procedures and Policies, Work Instructions, and Forms
  • Partner with operations team to build a strong food safety culture, to ensure pre-requisite programs are effective for producing a safe food/supplement product and to facilitate the successful execution of customer, regulatory, and certification audits
  • Perform document control activities including, but not limited, issuing master manufacturing records, review and approving batch records and work instructions, ensuring logs and records are appropriately completed and maintained, reviewing, and approving shipping documentation, and filing and maintaining all records as required
  • Review and approve lab analysis reports for the approval of raw materials, in process products, and finished goods
  • Follow and enforce all company GMPs and SOPs
  • Other duties as assigned

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required. We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply. We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**

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