Quality & Food Safety Coordinator

  • Amy's
  • Feb 08, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Coordinate and perform various quality and food safety evaluations. Verify quality checks to ensure the items under their responsibility are handled correctly. Assess manufacturing and equipment conditions to assure they meet specified requirements. Assist with various Quality Food Safety (QFS) programs, including the environmental and training programs. In their absence, the QFS Coordinator can cover their duties and responsibilities to Food Safety.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties may be assigned.Conducts tests on WIPs and/or finished products.Assures materials are tested according to predefined criteria and meet requirements.Evaluates flavor, texture, odor and appearance of items manufactured under their responsibility.Identifies differences from expectations/standards.Monitors physical values on equipment and confirms appropriate conditions for operation during use.Inspects and evaluates packaging.Immediately reports out-of-spec materials and operating conditions to the QA and Manufacturing Supervisors.Assists with solutions to problems encountered with products and procedures, including root cause analysisPlaces WIPs, finished product and materials on hold if they do not meet requirements.Conducts plant audits for adherence to GMPs.Assists with training of various plant staff.Coordinates the collection and shipping of samples for outside analysis.Executes environmental monitoring program ( assigns locations, inputs results, conducts samples etc)Maintains records (foreign material, holds, QA check sheets etc.)Backup to Technicians as needed and during absences.Coordinates the retain programIt is the responsibility of all employees to uphold the mission of the Amy's Food Safety and Quality Policy. This includes following all Food Safety and Sustainability programs and participating in all required training. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSTo 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 functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Two years Amy's experience in QA/QCSKILLSDetail orientedWorks well with othersBasic math skillsIntermediate keyboard and computer skills, including spreadsheetsBilingual Spanish/EnglishReliable/DependableLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSNone.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, cold (coolers and freezers) and hot (processing equipment) conditions, and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)