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LM QA & Food Safety Tech Job in Lima, Ohio US

LM QA & Food Safety Tech

BEF Management, Inc. - Lima, OH

Posted: 1/11/2021 - Expires: 4/11/2021

Job ID: 223441047

Job Description


Test and perform sensory analysis for applicable raw materials and ingredients prior to use to ensure no spoilage.

Test and perform sensory analysis for in-process product to ensure customer specifications are met.

Inspect finished product for adherence to specification.

Document test results and findings during production. Ensure all documentation is complete and meets requirements.

Perform risk assessment, investigation, reporting, and corrective action in response to abnormal findings and observations.

Provide direction to Production Team Members when adjustments are needed based upon inspection findings. This includes both manufacturing and sanitation activities.

Monitor and ensure that proper GMP practices and sanitation during production is performed.

Document abnormal findings and downtime utilizing proper forms such as foreign material findings, breakages, etc. Perform investigation to determine source or cause of issue and perform corrective action.

Maintain, sanitize, and calibrate testing equipment as warranted.

Collect and store retention and sensory samples.

Perform GMP, Glass and Brittle Plastic, or inspections as assigned.

Participate in the sanitation process through observation of activities and provide feedback to Operations in preparation for final pre-operational inspection. Perform pre-operational inspection with ATP/Protein swabbing and document findings. Perform room sign-off prior to start-up.

Complete and submit documentation accurately, completely, and in a timely manner. This includes both paper and electronic formats.

Perform environmental sample collection and preparation as assigned (includes water, air, or environmental samples).

Perform record assembly and filing as assigned.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety

Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner

Serve as a backup for FSQ Lead Technician



High School Diploma

Use of testing equipment

Use of computer to record activity

Able to communicate to other Team Members the requirements

Ability to plan workload accordingly to production schedule and requirements

Attention to details and ability to make decisions of the quality of the product.

Work independently

Complete job tasks in a timely manner to maintain the level of production required

Ability to recognize tasks that need to be completed and complete them.

Successfully complete training program

Solid computer skills (MS Office, Word, Power Point and Excel)

Skill for recognition of new opportunities and problem solving

Ability to work in a multi-task, deadline-oriented environment

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

Must be willing to work flexible hours and shifts

Must be willing to attend off-site training

Ability on a daily basis, walking, standing, crouching, lifting (25-35lbs), twisting, climbing, reaching


Areas of facility may include controlled temperature zones including areas with refrigeration and noise levels requiring PPE.

100% Facility Environment

0% Office Environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the responsibilities or duties required

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Bob Evans Foods is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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