Quality Technician

Job Description

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Company: Buckhead Meat Midwest, Inc.-Ohio Division (079)
Location: US-OH-Toledo
Zip Code: 43619
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

 

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why we’re at the heart of food and service.

 

 

 

Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. start time ¨ Full-time position 

 

Be a part of a dynamic organization by working for one of Sysco’s specialty meat companies where we provide custom-cut fresh steaks and other meat, seafood and poultry, giving customers dependable quality, selection and freshness. 

 

We offer vacation/sick time, medical/dental benefits, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Program, product discounts, and more!

 

SUMMARY:  Monitor Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) programs, conduct inspections/audits to ensure compliance of products and processes to corporate and regulatory requirements. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

 

  • Monitoring of FSQA programs including:
    1. Food Safety Programs (HACCP, SSOP, GMPs, SOPs)
    2. Pest Control
    3. Foreign Material Control
    4. Plant Sanitation
    5. Chemical Control
    6. Food Defense and Site Security
  • Conduct Product and Packaging Quality Audits
  • Assist in Employee Training of FSQA Programs, Policies and Procedures
  • Assist in Implementation of Independent FSQA Audit Program – SQF Audits
  • Interact and assist other departments including Operations, Maintenance, Sanitation, Warehouse and Packaging.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. 
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must demonstrate ability to write reports, ability to document accurately and thoroughly on records and effectively present information and respond to questions from managers.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Must demonstrate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • REASONING ABILITY:  Must be able to demonstrate ability to define problems, collect data and establish facts, as well as the ability to interpret basic technical instructions.
  • OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to use 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 50 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 50 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 and operating in a refrigerated environment is common.  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:  Formal job training in TQM principles, SPC, HACCP concepts, CFIA/FDA regulations would be beneficial.  Formal quality and sensory analysis training would be helpful.  Raw meat or seafood industry only experience will be accepted in lieu of combined experience.

 

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.

 

 

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

Buckhead Meat Midwest, Inc.-Ohio Division (079) 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