23 days old

Quality Assurance Technician, Food Manufacturing

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
Kelly Science and Clinical is thrilled to be hiring a (direct hire) **Quality Technician** for a food manufacturing company in SE Portland! The **Quality Assurance (QA) Technicians** are responsible to ensure materials, processes, and final product meet quality specifications, and for supporting and maintaining quality systems and standards in a fast paced production environment. All team members take an active role in the areas of Safety, Quality and Efficiency. Strong analytical and critical thinking, communication, and team skills are important for success in this position.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Collect and analyze sample data to ensure product conformance and process control

+ Supervise customer specifications to ensure accurate moisture, weight, color and dimension of products produced

+ Supervise Preventative Controls and reports non-conformance to management; may assist with corrective actions and conduct regular plant food safety and security audits, and detail non-conformances.

+ Initiate food safety and quality hold procedures, including communication and required record-keeping

+ Provide advice to production employees to ensure sanitation requirements are met.

+ Act as auditor and verifier of daily quality tasks throughout the processing area

+ Monitor production employees to ensure GMP compliance and reports violations

+ Participate in sensory panels


+ High School diploma or equivalent required

+ Bachelors in Food Science or related life science subject area preferred.

+ Prior experience in a Food Processing facility, in Quality or in a role closely related to Quality is helpful

+ Patience and the ability to communicate in a diverse work environment

+ Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends as needed

**Physical Requirements and Environment:**

+ Continuous (up to 100%) standing, walking, pushing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting, reaching over head, using hands and fingers to manipulate objects, reaching forward and concentrating

+ Able to ascend and descend building stairways

+ Frequent exposure to water; repetitive movement, bending and twisting, and using hands to handle and squeeze objects, such as hoses and nozzles

+ Able to lift and/or carry up to 50 lbs

+ Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

**Shift:** 6AM-7PM. Must be flexible to work rotating schedule and weekends

**Pay:** $19-$22/hr

**Apply for Immediate Consideration**

**Schedule and interview with Athena**

**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. (
Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-10-04

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Kelly Services
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