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QA Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Waukegan, IL 60079
Kelly Scientific is seeking a **QA Lab Technician in Waukegan, IL.**


**Direct Hire**


**Shift:** Monday - Friday 7am-4pm


**Compensation:** $46K- $50K/year DOE


SUMMARY

The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician is responsible for ensuring compliance to food safety, quality policies and programs.


RESPONSIBILITIES


+ Support and ensure all food safety, quality assurance programs and procedures are implemented and followed, working with the QA Supervisor.

+ Support QA Supervisor as needed with the monthly GMP inspections and KPI reporting.

+ Support QA Supervisor with managing pest control program.

+ Support Customer Complaint Management including proper investigation

+ Management of INAFS, Non-Conformant products (including destructions)

+ Management of Non-Conformant product reporting

+ Release products which are on hold when approval is received

+ Work with FSMA Quality team and purchasing on SCAR submissions.

+ Perform equipment swabbing after sanitation according to policy, as needed.

+ Perform environmental swabbing during manufacturing according to policy.

+ Perform basic physical analysis on samples from receiving and production

+ Moisture, pH, size, etc. based on specifications

+ Collect samples for outside lab testing based on specifications and customer requirements

+ Gather and study data and/or provide technical support to understand trends and issues to make decisions and provide input related to product safety and quality in areas of assigned responsibility, as necessary.

+ Support QA Supervisor as needed with: production paperwork, retain samples, code date/lot number/best by date, weight check documentation, metal detection documentation, label, allergen color code, department cleanliness, employee GMP practice and checking for any potential allergen cross-contamination

+ Generate maintenance work requests linked to Quality/Food Safety.

+ Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS


+ BS in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, or related field required.

+ Troubleshooting, data analysis, and investigative skills required.

+ Must have strong computer skills and be familiar with MicroSoft Office Word and Excel (heavy computer usage in QA Technician role)

+ Sound report writing, with good interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

+ Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment and practices

+ Knowledge of food safety, food manufacturing processes, technologies, or other relevant area of responsibility a plus.

+ Knowledge of government regulatory requirements in food (GFSI, FSMA, FDA, USDA) a plus.

+ Ability to work some overtime and weekends

+ Ability to help cover other shifts, on occasion

+ Bilingual Spanish helpful


**Interested? Apply now!**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-10-16

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