Spherion is seeking out a QA Technician to work the weekend shift, with our thriving manufacturing client; a food manufacturer in central Mankato. This position is long-term -- temp-to-hire. To perform necessary functions in order ensure: product specifications are met; customer/consumer quality expectations are achieved; our organization complies with all USDA regulations; all quality issues are identified, investigated and addressed.Food Safety And Quality Technician - 3rd Shift (Fri-Sun 4am-6:30p)Responsibilities:Obtain random samples from outgoing finished product and check with laboratory instruments to ensure that samples meet specific quality standards.Prepare necessary forms and trend charts in support of kitchen or packaging inspections function.Perform all necessary procedures to ensure compliance under HACCP regulations. Act as a back up for daily operational checklists.Follow all safety and health procedures for protection of all plant associates.Assist Quality Control Supervisor with serious or repeated quality problems to help determine the cause and prevent further occurrences.Assist with Quality Control and Production audits.Working hours: 4:00 AM - 6:00 PMSkills:Ability to work in a fast-paced environmentAbility to complete training course and acquire HACCP certification within 6 months of hire/transferAbility to effectively implement solutions to quality issuesFirm knowledge of quality assurance methods, product testing methods, standard measurements, regulatory compliance standards, and documentation proceduresWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office programsAbility to adhere to all company policies and regulatory guidelinesAbility to accept direction from Supervisors and ManagerAbility to communicate with co-workers and SupervisorsAbility to interact with others in a respectful mannerAbility to work in a team-oriented environmentDemonstrated math aptitudeAbility to read and write in the English languageAbility to perform repetitive functionsAbility to perform duties with minimal supervisionEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Language Skills/ Mathematical Skills/ Reasoning Ability APPLY TODAY!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.