FOOD SAFETY DEPT.

QUALITY TECHNICIAN

LOCATION

Rochester, NY

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Quality Control Technician works alongside the Quality, Safety, and Operations teams to assist with Food Safety and Quality Department goals. The individual will help facilitate the successful operations of Farther Farms’ French fry processing and research and development facility.

 

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Farther Farms’ facility is organized, safe, and efficient and abides by all HAACP, OSHA, and GMPs;

  • Farther Farms produces a food safe, consistent product.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • High school diploma or GED required. Certificate, Associates, or B.S. degree in the sciences preferred;

  • Experience in quality control and/or quality assurance preferred;

  • Experience in food manufacturing preferred;

  • Knowledge of HACCP, OSHA, and GMPs preferred.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promote and adhere to company safety work rules, regulations, OSHA, HACCP, and GMPs;

  • Weigh and prepare ingredient batches for production and record appropriately;

  • Process ingredients in an autoclave;

  • Perform required testing of incoming ingredients and finished products;

  • Test run samples and perform on-line quality tests as needed;

  • Provide support for product shelf-life testing, including sensory and analytical evaluation, as needed;

  • Perform calibrations of analytical equipment;

  • Document and summarize data in a coherent and timely manner.

  • Communicate any food safety concerns, quality problems, or changes in production and quality to appropriate personnel;

  • Attend and participate in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training and informational meetings;

  • Proactively participate in continuous improvement processes.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to wear all PPE as required by Farther Farms;

  • Ability to stand, walk, squat, and sit for long periods of time;

  • Ability to push and lift items with varying amounts of weight;

  • Ability to perform repetitive motions movements with upper extremities.

 

Farther Farms is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 READY TO APPLY? 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO  INFO@FARTHERFARMS.COM