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Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Internship - Torrance, Ca

Kelly Services
Torrance, CA 90509
Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Internship - Torrance, Ca



Position Summary: This position is responsible for measuring and recording quality control tasks in the Receiving and Production areas. Receives, inspects and samples all incoming raw materials for specification requirements. Monitors CCPs and specification compliance. Establish Receiving and production floor presence for continuous GMP enforcement and cross contamination prevention. Report all deviations immediately to supervisor.



**Job Duties and Responsibilities:**




+ **Receiving:**

+ Report deviations from GMP, SQF, and specification requirements immediately to supervisor.

+ Perform truck inspections for all incoming raw materials trucks and document findings daily

+ Perform appropriate inspection for each raw material according to each category and SOP

+ Collect samples from each received raw material for testing and evaluation

+ Collect samples from incoming packaging materials

+ Assist in making the decision on whether to accept or reject the incoming raw material

+ Verify Received Supplier Lot Numbers against Lot Numbers on the Certificate of Analysis for accuracy

+ Perform data entries of daily raw materials receiving in database system

+ Verify the kosher requirement for each raw material received against the Ingredient Approved List to be in compliance with the Rabbinical Authority

+ Calibrate thermometers and documents it daily

+ Record the temperature of both the Incoming Refer and the raw material assuring it is within specification

+ Monitor the Inventory of the Fresh Produce in coolers for freshness and quality daily and verify that FIFO is followed by warehouse

+ Keep and maintain QC raw material retainers in good condition

+ Place materials on hold when needed according to the hold procedure

+ Report to work as scheduled; be on time from lunch, breaks, and at the beginning of the shift

+ Follow the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and enforce them with all employees, as well as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safety purposes.

+ **Production:**

+ Report deviations from SQF, CCP, GMP and specification requirements immediately to supervisor.

+ Inspect and verify raw material quality and specification adherence coming into production.

+ Monitor and record line CCPs and quality checks.

+ Record roasting, blending and freezing temperatures.

+ Perform weight check verification.

+ Verify and/or perform metal detection testing.

+ Inspect metal detector and optical sorter rejection bins.

+ Perform blend ratio tests

+ Perform seasoning verification calculations

+ Verify cut size

+ Verify lot codes

+ Checks seal integrity of finished products

+ Monitor proper palletization and timely removal of finished goods to storage areas.

+ Perform chlorine wash concentration tests

+ Collect microbiological swabs

+ Collect samples for microbiological tests.

+ Report to work as scheduled; be on time from lunch, breaks, and at the beginning of the shift

+ Follow the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and enforce them with all employees, as well as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safety purposes.

+ **Laboratory:**

+ Report all deviations from SQF, GLP, and product specifications immediately to supervisor.

+ Demonstrate knowledge of good laboratory practices

+ Calibrate and maintain logs of all lab equipment up to date

+ Calibrate daily thermometers for production

+ Update analytical and microbiological log daily with sample receipt and test results.

+ Perform chemical, physical, microbiological, and sensory tests following lab procedures according to approved AOAC methods.

+ pH

+ Acidity

+ Salt analysis

+ Viscosity

+ % BRIX

+ Moisture

+ Water activity

+ Colorimetry

+ Drain weight

+ Indicator and pathogen micro testing of finished product, raw material and environmental samples

+ Perform allergen testing

+ Perform Histamine testing

+ Record temperatures of lab incubators and refrigerators daily

+ Prepare of laboratory solutions and media

+ Operation of autoclave

+ Disposal of laboratory waste

+ Monitor lab supplies making sure no expired chemicals and reagents are used

+ Report to work as scheduled; be on time from lunch, breaks, and at the beginning of the shift

+ Follow the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and enforce them with all employees, as well as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safety purposes.

+ Other duties as assigned.



**Job Requirements:**




+ 1-2 years' in Quality Control in a relevant food manufacturing facility or

+ BS in Food Science.

+ Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, E-mail, internet etc.) computer-based programs.

+ Must have the ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

+ Demonstrate full knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices policies and procedures

+ Able to perform mathematical calculations.

+ Able to follow written or verbal instructions

+ Demonstrate good communication skills

+ 1-2 years' experience in a related analytical lab for food manufacturing plants

+ Strong skills in mathematics, calculations and dilutions

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, E-mail, internet etc.) computer-based programs.

+ Must have the ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

+ HACCP certified a plus

+ Demonstrate full knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices policies and procedures.

+ Full knowledge of laboratory safe practices for handling equipment, chemicals and glassware

+ Must utilize time in an efficient manner and be able to work with minimal supervision.

+ Detail oriented.

+ Strong organizing skills and able to meet deadlines.

+ Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects at the same time.

+ Be able to work independently or in a team environment.

+ Able to work flexible hours and weekends.



**Physical Requirements:**




+ Prolonged Standing/Walking - 90%

+ Climbing, Crawling, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting (50 lbs.) - 5%

+ Finger-Hand Manipulation (e.g. 10-key, typing) - 5%

+ Able to distinguish colors.

+ Able to withstand strong odors from the foods being processed.

+ Able to work in a high-paced, hot and cold environment for short periods of time.



**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions?** Call Airika at 562.206.2707 or email airika.corley@kellyscientific.com




**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

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Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Internship - Torrance, Ca

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