The Quality Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the
Quality Assurance Supervisor and Manager in daily assigned duties.
Communicate all deficiencies with management and plant personnel. A
driver of Quality, Safety, and Efficiency within the plant.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the creation of standard operating procedures and
Ownership of the Document Control System and maintaining all
documents, to include tracking of procedure training
Assist in Food Safety and Quality Training as directed by the
Quality Assurance Manager.
Update and create individual product specifications for all
Ensure new and changing raw materials and finished goods are
appropriately documented, assisting in maintenance of the Food
Handle customer requests for product evaluation and
Assist in the completion of internal facility audits (GMP, BGP,
etc.) and track corrective actions for completion.
Assist with external audits and coordinating required follow-up
Track all quality holds, prepare deviation paperwork, and other
documents for the QA Manager.
Track sanitation compliance and assist with validations
Assist in the evaluation and resolution of customer product
quality issues. Evaluate data and provide feedback to the QA
Review incoming materials for release and manage non-conformance
Report directly all quality related activities to the QA
Supervisor or Manager and assist in quality projects
Serve as back up lab technician
Follow company GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices) and all
other quality programs.
Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.
Responsible for ensuring work area is clean and organized.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and
as a member of a team.
Strictly adhere to all Safety policies.
Committed to ensuring that the products produced meet all food
safety and quality requirements.
Must follow all Safety procedures and Good Manufacturing
- Other duties as assigned.
- Follows all plant safety rules
- Reports all accidents to the production supervisor
- Serves an active role in the plant safety program by attending
safety meetings, participating in monthly safety inspections and
reporting any potential safety hazards to the safety committee or
- Adheres to all Quality Assurance System guidelines
- Follows SOP's to do required tests necessary for checking
products prior to processing, after processing, and prior to ship
- Responsible for compliance with the HACCP program
- Must adhere to and follow Good Manufacturing Practices
- Responsible for accurate documentation
- Maintain a clean and organized work area
- Cooperates with other shifts and the management team in
- As a member of the Quality team, insures that effective shift
communication and teamwork with the other operators occurs each
- Maintains effective communication with members of the support
Teamwork and Training
- Promotes and contributes to the development of teamwork among
production team members
- Assist in coaching and training employees as requested by the
- Continuous improvement of knowledge of the Aseptic batching,
processing and filling, and DE process
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
High-energy, flexible, self-starter, hands on, comfortable with
little or no administrative support.
Attention to detail and drive for process improvement
Excellent oral and written skills.
A desire to succeed and good work ethics are required.
Team player with a sense of urgency and a self-accountability
Passing of background screens.
Any combination of experience and education that provides the
required knowledge, such as:
BS/BA degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science/Food Technology
or related field
2 years' experience in a production or manufacturing environment
GFSI experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills
Must possess the knowledge and understanding of basic math
skills including weight calculations, averages and percentages.
Must be able to read and write in English.
Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel, have working knowledge
in PowerPoint. Access knowledge a plus.
None as part of normal job requirements; but travel may occur
per management due to training needs.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
70% of work is performed in an office setting
30% of work is performed in a manufacturing/lab environment
Ability to sit, stand and bend
Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.