Perform sample collection, preparation, retention, and storage activities.
Collect and distribute Certificates of Analysis for incoming ingredients.
Prepare and mail samples for outside evaluation.
Perform plating according to policy and procedure.
Perform swabbing and other environmental analysis tasks.
Perform tasks for managing test results and processing data.
Perform laboratory equipment and area sanitation tasks.
Perform Laboratory equipment calibration and maintenance.
Purchase, receive, properly store, and utilize reagents and other supplies for use with Microbial testing or swabbing.
Performs all sensory testing panels.
Participate in internal auditing.
Participate in third party, regulatory, or customer audits as requested by the Quality Manager.
Provide back-up and assistance to Quality Technicians as needed.
All other duties as assigned
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Use of testing equipment
Use of computer to record activity
Able to communicate to other Team Members the requirements
Ability to plan work load accordingly to production schedule and requirements
Ability to recognize tasks that need to be completed and complete them.
Successfully complete training program
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 L5
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
High School Diploma
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.
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.