Quality Technician - Bellwood, IL

Job Description:
Adecco is currently looking for Quality Technicians for a client located in Bellwood, IL.
This is a direct hire opportunity for a local candy company.
Position Summary Responsible for quality checks and, analytical testing, GMP audits, packaging paperwork, monitoring and improving quality functions.
Work directly with the Quality Manager on all quality and food safety systems.
Major Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Adheres to all company policies and procedures Adheres to all Ferrara established GMP's Performs quality checks of work in progress and finish product through inspection and laboratory analysis Conducts analytical testing - pH and Chlorine Conducts assigned work in a safe manner and adheres to FFC safety methods Conducts Critical Control Point Checks - Metal Detection Conducts daily weight checks packaging material Conducts ATP/Allergen Swab test on after equipment clean during shift Quarterly Environmental swabs Participates in plant's GMP audit as needed Participates in Glass, Brittle Plastic Inspection as needed Review of packaging paperwork Conduct daily temperature checks Performs plant walk-through at the beginning and end of respective shifts Places product which is out of specification on a quality hold status as necessary Maintains inventory of all supplies for the laboratory Other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Good analytical skills as well as written and verbal communication skills Be at work as scheduled and in a timely manner Maintains a clean and neat work area Ability to work overtime as needed Ability to work scheduled shift Must have knowledge of operating basic laboratory equipment Promotes teamwork, possess a good attitude, and exhibit flexibility and willingness to perform tasks as needed Spreadsheet and database Knowledge (excel and access) Understands and is accountable for full compliance with safety, quality and other relevant requirements Ensures compliance with BRC, SQF, and other relevant standards Education and Experience Minimum 1 year experience working in a Lab environment Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite Referrals are always welcome!! Feel free to give out my contact information to anyone you think may be interested.
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