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QC Technician

Fremont, California
Quality Assurance

Job Description

Company: Newport Meat Northern California
Location: US-CA-Fremont
Zip Code: 94539
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


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Newport Meat Northern California



:  Implement Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) programs to ensure compliance of products and processes to corporate and regulatory requirements at a combined Sysco Specialty Meat (SSMC) & Sysco Specialty Seafood Company (SSSC), collectively SSMC/SSSC.  In addition, incumbent will handle FSQA program implementation of supplier approval, produced product safety and quality, plant sanitation and FSQA related regulatory interaction for the SSMC/SSSC.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Implementation and record keeping of FSQA programs including:

  1. HACCP Program
  2. Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures
  3. Pest Control
  4. Good Manufacturing Practices
  5. Approved Supplier Program
  6. Foreign Material Control
  7. Plant Sanitation
  8. Chemical Control
  9. Product Quality Assurance
  10. FSQA Customer Complaints
  11. Food Defense and Security


Assist Employee Training of FSQA Programs, Policies and Procedures


Assist in Recall and Traceability Programs including Mock Recalls


Assist in Independent FSQA Audit Program – GMP/Food Safety & SQF Audits


Assist in supplier approval process including record keeping.


Assist in implementation of the QA Program – Quality Management, supplier quality conformance and customer compliant process.


OCCASIONAL/MARGINAL JOB DUTIES:  Provide assistance when necessary for product evaluations and supplier/customer interactions with other staff members.  


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:  Frequently interacts with the following: SSMC/SSSC Personnel, Operations, Sales, Transportation and Maintenance as well as Sysco product warehousing at the line level.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  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 functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  High School diploma. A minimum of 2-5 years meat or seafood industry experience at a federal CFIA/FDA seafood processing plant or CFIA/FSIS meat processing plant. 


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general program instructions.  Incumbent must demonstrate ability to monitor and record basic program characteristics on plant records.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Incumbent must demonstrate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


REASONING ABILITY:  Incumbent must demonstrate ability to collect data, and establish facts..


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid driver’s license. Meat and/or Seafood HACCP Certified.


OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to use personal computer, lab equipment, food preparation equipment and office communication equipment.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The 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 regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Plant audits and inspections may require lifting of products up to 100 pounds and inspection requires working in a production environment on a moving line, lifting cartons, and visual inspection. Corrected vision required for sensory analysis to identify color, clarity.  Warehouse and plant audits also require close and distance vision to judge GMPs; peripheral vision and depth perception mandatory for safety.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The 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 frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee occasionally works near mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and risk of radiation.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Plant audits/inspections and working at remote in-transit processing facilities and Sysco Operating Companies contain both moderate/loud noise and exposure to fumes and mechanical hazards.


COMMENTS:  Experience with CFIA/FDA/FSIS regulations would be beneficial.  Formal quality and sensory analysis training would be helpful.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 65695