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  • 176 North Commerce Way
    Bethlehem, PA 18017

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Freshpet • Bethlehem, PA

Posted 14 days ago

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Experience - 2 years
Degree - 2 Year Degree

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Job Description

The responsibilities of the  QA Technician will include:

• Conduct hourly production line audits to evaluate compliance to product standards, food safety standards and regulatory requirements.  Document audit data.

• Perform routine product tests during audits including: temperature, pH, oxygen, CEM moisture, net weight, particle size, vacuum, and packaging integrity to determine conformance to standards.

• Be familiar with Freshpet HACCP programs for all products.  Conduct and/or verify required HACCP food safety tests.

• Perform product organoleptic evaluations on all pet food batches produced for conformance to standards.  Document test results.

• Work with operations to evaluate nonconformance occurrences and implement corrective action.  Document data on Corrective Action Log. 

• Isolate and place nonconforming products or ingredients on hold and document hold by entering data on Hold Log and circulating information to Operations and Quality Management.

• Inspect incoming ingredients for conformance to ingredient specifications, collect representative samples for testing and document audit data.

• Collect routine product, ingredient or water samples for microbiological or chemical testing, shelf life evaluations or to use as retention samples.

• Conduct Vacuum Tank Packaging tests on Roasted Meals, Vital Complete Meals and Single Serve products to evaluate packaging and seal integrity.

• Test diluted sanitizers and foot bath solutions to verify concentration.  Record data

• Audit sanitation and perform ATP hygiene tests on food contact surfaces and equipment to determine sanitation effectiveness.  Document swab data.

• Take swab and sponge samples from established locations to evaluate plant Micro conditions.  Record data. 

• Test cooling water for sanitary conditions and add biocides as need to control water quality.  Record test data and chemical addition levels.

• Monitor plant TPR tests and collect required samples for testing.

• Provide technical support to Shift Supervisors and Line Leaders.

• Assumes additional related responsibilities as necessary.

Job Requirements

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Food Safety/Quality Systems, preferably in food or pet food.

• Capable of performing and understanding mathematic calculations. Understanding of ratios, percentages, and fractions.

• Basic understanding of Biology and/or Chemistry and associated technical terms.

• Basic computer skills to read and write emails and enter data on spreadsheets.

• Basic understanding of food Good Manufacturing Practices 

• Capable of following instructions and conducting routine Quality Assurance tests.

• Good interpersonal and communication skills

• Sound ethics

• High School Diploma or equivalent required.

• Associate Degree in Science Area preferred.

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