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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: Primal Pet Group
Location: Abilene
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company overviewThe Primal Pet Group includes manufacturers of fully prepared, human-grade raw foods, treats, and supplements for dogs and cats. The Primal Pet Group was founded with the goal of improving the quality of life and overall health and happiness of pets through wholesome raw foods that mimic the diet of animals in the wild. -We are looking for reliable, motivated, pet companions to join our fast-paced, growing Primal Pet Team!ShiftC1 Shift 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.1st Week - Thursday - Saturday2nd Week - Tuesday - FridayPay Range$18.50 - $22.00Job SummaryThis position is responsible for performing QA activities that ensure consistent food safety and product quality of all Primal Pet Foods products produced. Inspects products within the Production Facility to ensure high quality and compliance with company standards and procedures. - Must be able to rotate between all production lines. - -Responsibilities and Duties

Visually inspect the packaging, coding of finished productsTakes weights of the finished productVerifies the quality of the productCollects samples from all operating lines for each batchPerform hourly line checksVerify the ingredients used in productionConduct and document auditsResponds appropriately to Quality issuesReview all HACCP Critical Control Points (CCPs) and Preventive Controls (PCs) -to ensure compliance.Perform direct observationsBe a proactive participant in identifying potential issues in all phases of operations.Develop and maintain lines of communication between QA, production, and management to ensure that all are kept informed of issues found, corrective actions are taken, and any changes that have taken place.Hands-on involvement in all Food Safety/Quality problems that arise during shift and developing appropriate solutions and corrective/preventative actions.Perform QA activities that ensure consistent food safety and product quality of all Primal Pet Foods products produced.Qualifications and Skills
High school equivalency required. - College coursework in Food Safety or related field preferred1 year of experience as a Quality technician; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic mathematical skills and computation abilities -and ability to understand percentages. -Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement and quantity measurements.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. - Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Must be punctual and regular attendance is required. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees in a respectful manner regularly and during high stress situations.Food industry experience and knowledge of GMP's are a must.Experience with quality and food safety systems requiredWhile performing the duties of this job, you will be required to stand and walk; use hands to feel; and reach with arms. -Occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. -Required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance. -Additionally, you must be able to lift and or move more than 50 pounds with assistance. - Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision. You will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.We offer great benefits and perksPaid Time OffPaid Company HolidaysAffordable medical, dental, vision and life insuranceDiscounted pet insurance!401k with company match up to 4%Internal Career opportunities, training, and much more!Primal Pet Group is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please review our Employment Privacy Policy here: . By submitting an application with us, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this policy. Powered by JazzHR

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