Quality Specialist

Normal, IL

Posted: 05/13/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 143.24DW Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Quality Specialist

The Quality Specialist will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure the inspection of the finished product output; guarantee finished products meet quality specifications established by the Quality Department
  • Ensure the examination of the quality reports from the day prepared by production personnel (entry of data into system such as SAP-QM or Fenice); ensure the examination of monthly reports; request and verify adjustment as required
  • Conduct sensory sessions for semi-finished and finished product
  • Support factory food allergen management program and product coding maintenance
  • Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment to detect or assess problems
  • Train personnel responsible for quality check of the product (self-control)
  • Record goods movements in SAP (e.g. stock for quality controls / blocked stock, etc.)
  • Ensure all program requirements / standards regarding quality and food safety are implemented, practiced, and maintained
  • Internal auditing, recording statistical data and analyzing production data to verify compliance or determine deviation from existing standards
  • Execute daily review of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) documentation
  • Enforce and promote all company guidelines, policies, and good manufacturing practices

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  143.24DW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS in related field such as Food Technology, Food Science, Biology, Chemistry
  • 1-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness; ability to see details at close range; ability to compare similarities and differences quickly and accurately, ability to identify or detect a pattern; ability to add, sub-tract, multiple or divide quickly and correctly
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to perform in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in SAP systems preferred
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HACCP strongly preferred
  • Able to work independently and as a team member. Value team environment and team work to see projects through
  • Have a leader mentality in terms of your role, confidence in your work
  • Productive and proactive mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Have fun while working and testing chocolate

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  143.24DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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