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QA Technician

Department: Operations
Location: Madisonville, LA
Career Site: Diversified Foods & Seasonings

Diversified Foods and Seasonings is a leading food manufacturing company. We pride ourselves in our commitment of providing our customers with the finest convenient specialty food products and ingredients. With over 25 years of experience in being an industry leader, Diversified is comprised of fully automated USDA inspected kettle cooking operations in Madisonville, Louisiana. We are all about quality food and customer satisfaction, come be a part of our family.

We are currently seeking a QA Technician at our Diversified Foods and Seasonings facility in Madisonville, LA.

The QA Technicianís responsibilities are to assist the QA Manager and QA Supervisor with executing the companyís and plantís vision and mission by assuring that all products meet regulatory, customer, and company specifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct pre-operational and post-operational SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) and SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices inspections and documenting the results.

  • Conduct raw, in-process, and finish product testing (chemical and microbiological), along with product review of products against customer and company specifications and documenting the results.

  • Notify upper management of product failures and place product on hold as well as release product upon final disposition by management.
  • Issue corrective action reports for SOP/ SSOP/HACCP deviations and document follow up.

  • Train employees and all other duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Computer skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Basic understanding of lab procedures and microbiology

  • Basic math and intermediate reading skills

  • Able to identify differences in colors

  • Able to lift over 50 pounds and must have good solid back and knees with full mobility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in a science related field

  • Previous QA or food manufacturing experience

Diversified Foods & Seasonings, L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome job applications from expert driven individuals without regards to race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

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