Food Safety Quality Auditor 3rd shift

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:30 PM - 2:30 AM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has a great DIRECT HIRE opportunity for a Food Safety Quality Auditor 3rd shift (Friday- Sunday 4am-6:30pm)

The FSQ Auditor supports the implementation of HACCP, SOP, SQF, and R&D and performs plant-wide auditing functions. This role completes documentation; ensures that product specifications are met; customer quality expectations are achieved; USDA regulations are complied with; all quality issues are identified, investigated, and addressed. Monitoring room temperatures, monitoring product temperatures, and monitoring product quality/consistency.

Perform quality inspections on random product samples to ensure samples meet company specific Quality standards. [For example: thickness, weights, lengths, count, metal detector, etc.]
Perform pre-op: depending on time, scheduling and production including first piece checks at start of shift or new product changeover.
Monitoring the overall safety of the food quality to ensure accurate product identification and recipe instructions are being followed. Answer questions regarding rejected product, damage on inbound cases and mislabeled cases.
Follow plant holds and releases.
Enter quality inspection data into electronic/written form.
Record deviations/issues into compliance tracker and inform lead/supervisor of said deviations or defects.
Process inbound and outbound supplier corrective action requests.
Perform weekly daily audits.
Prepares necessary forms and trend charts in support of kitchen or packaging inspection function.
Implement corrective actions on deviations found during quality inspections, including product loss or adjustments.
Review of documentation for accuracy and completeness.
HACCP sign off ; dependent on qualifications and availability.
Review/Close out hold tags as necessary- list should be printed off daily, hold tags must be accounted for; report missing hold tags to lead/supervisor.
Verify equipment is in good condition and calibrated, as needed.
HACCP, SSOP, SQF, Prerequisite program maintenance - accuracy, completeness, implementation; aligned with review of production paperwork, verifications, calibrations, and counseling, etc.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training, along with company pre-requisite programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs). Observe team members to ensure compliance, coach as necessary.
Acts as a backup for daily operational checklists.
Assist Quality Control Supervisor with serious or repeated quality problems to help determine the cause and prevent further occurrences.
Maintain SQF and HACCP book, keep documents up to date.
Assist with Quality Control and Production audits.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary

Working hours: 3:30 PM - 2:30 AM

Knowledge and experience in quality systems and production
Prior knowledge of food processing equipment
Basic knowledge of supply chain, purchasing, materials and/or manufacturing
Knowledge of SAP
HACCP certification preferred, must be completed within 6 months
Ability to calibrate delicate instruments and take accurate readings on fine gauges.

An aptitude for math is required.
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Superior accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to organize and prioritize in a multi-tasking environment
Ability to collaborate with re

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