Position:  Quality Technician - 2nd Shift
Location:  Grand Rapids, MI
Job Id:  176
# of Openings:  0

Quality Technician
Direct Hire for Second Shift (3pm-11pm) $15.00 - $17.00/hour!
Company Overview:
Roskam Baking Company is a family owned and operated business based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We have been producing high quality food products since 1923. Our strategic partners include some of the largest food companies and retailers in North America. We also have our own product lines under the Rothbury Farms and Grandpa’s Oven brands. Our product lines include croutons, snacks, caramel corn, popcorn, seasoning blends, fresh bakery products, candy, dry mixes, glazes, frostings, and frozen foods. Our six facilities supply a complete service of production, packaging, and warehousing. Like the food industry, we are rapidly growing and are always looking for more good people to join our team.
Position Description and Purpose:
Roskam Baking Company produces and packages food products with the goal of consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations for quality, safety and wholesomeness. The role of the Quality Technician is to ensure these goals are met through an operational and analytical focus, an attention to detail, defect detection and corrective/preventative action, and strong internal partnerships with the production department. This is a fast passed job that requires walking, standing, and satisfactory multitasking.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Quality Technician is responsible for monitoring and maintaining key indicators of product quality and safety through inspection, testing and communication. The position ensures the operations and procedures on the plant floor meet and align with corporate quality policy. This includes maintenance of food safety and quality programs, HACCP, allergen control, ingredient control, GMP’s, document control, traceability, product quality reviews, and corrective/preventative action. In addition the Quality Technician is responsible for reporting any deviations in quality processes to the Quality Supervisor.
  • The Quality Technician’s hands-on approach and strong interpersonal skills will allow them to become familiar with the plant processes and work with others to ensure alignment and drive continuous improvement within the daily operations in the plant. Leading and driving corrective/preventative action will deliver results and improvements to Roskam Baking Company.
  • The Quality Technician will ensure alignment of plant procedures with quality policy and SQF elements
  • The Quality Technician ensures all testing and inspections are aligned with plant quality procedures and specifications
  • Develop a strong knowledge of plant floor activities
  • Support the maintenance of SQF certification
  • Implement corrective and preventative action
Required and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of quality systems to ensure food safety and quality
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include team building and oral communication
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft software and computing skills
  • The ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • 1+ years of industry experience in quality systems
  • 4 year degree in scientific field
  • Working knowledge of basic laboratory equipment (scales, thermometers, calipers, analyzers).
  • Experience in working in quality systems management within the food manufacturing industry
Applicants: Roskam Baking Company offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, and vision benefits, life and disability insurance and a 401k plan.

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