1+ months

Food QA Technician - Portland

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
**Food QA Technician - Near Interlachen, Portland**

Assists Quality Management in the maintenance of overall product quality and safety. Assists in the effective completion of tasks and documentation of Food Safety and Quality responsibilities. In event of absence position will be filled by the Sr. Quality Technician or Quality Tech Level III.


+ Direct Hire

+ 2 nd (2:30pm 11pm) and 3 rd shifts available

+ $20 - $26/hr DOE + Shift Differential


+ Monitor standards and controls in relation to the production and packaging of high-quality soups.

+ Regularly conducts Food Safety Inspections in the production environment (i.e. inter-batch cleaning, verification audits).

+ Routinely observes production activities in prep, cook room and packaging to assure consistency and conformance to quality standards, as well as providing improvement suggestions.

+ Assists in the effective completion and documentation of Daily, Weekly and Monthly tasks including Direct Observations, Thaw Tank and Temperature Verifications, and Pre-operational inspection audits.

+ Complete Quality related production records utilizing paper records and software.

+ Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining adherence to IP Programs which may include Organic Processing, Non-GMO, Gluten free, Halal, Kosher

+ Notifies Senior Quality Technician when non-conformances are noted, assists with scheduling product evaluations, and assuring proper documentation.

+ Assists with verification and validation by collecting data.

+ Assists with product or equipment holds when necessary.

+ Perform regular swabbing for environmental testing.

+ Ensure compliance of incoming labels and packaging.

+ Inspect finished product for food safety hazards including foreign material.

+ Maintain the condition of the Quality supplies required for daily operation.

+ Organize finished product retain samples.

+ All employees are responsible for upholding requirements of current SQF code.

+ Responsible for completing required paperwork accurately and honestly.

+ Must adhere to and enforce posted GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) when working within the production facility.

+ Must adhere to all Allergen control programs and procedures as applicable.

+ Responsible for reporting suspicious packages, activities, and individuals.

+ If monitoring CCPs (Critical Control Points), must be trained in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and adhere to approved HACCP plan(s).

+ Other duties with similar skill, work conditions, and responsibilities as assigned.


+ High School Diploma and experience preferred.

+ This position requires a valid drivers license, pre-employment and annual screening of Motor Vehicle Record and personal automobile insurance coverage. Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to communicate effectively both in written form and verbally.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent.

+ Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems.

+ Knowledge of data entry with spreadsheet and word processing software.

+ Must possess strong attention to detail.

+ No known allergies to seafood or other foods.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and occasionally, extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-11-03

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