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FSQR Technician at Cargill

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gainesville, Georgia





Job Description:

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and presenting information critical to Quality and Operation team’s decision-making. This position will collaborate with other functions and provide support to solve customer and operational issues. Coordinates, communicates and documents activities to ensure consistent, high-quality responses to internal/external customer requirements, quality/food safety initiatives, operational compliance issues and overall health of the FSQR systems. Responsible for executing quality & food safety procedures and inspections to ensure compliance with company, customer and governmental requirements

Principal Accountabilities

50% - Conduct routine quantitative and qualitative inspections on raw materials, in-process materials, finished products, processes, & utilizing complex equipment as outlined in the quality assurance plan for the purpose of ensuring food safety, quality & regulatory compliance.


20% - Provide operational support, project support, investigative and troubleshooting assistance. Will be asked to perform moderately complex calculations or execute moderately complex analytical comparisons or experiments.


20% - Assist with product disposition and inventory management activities – including: reviewing expired inventory, development of rework planning and approval process, and reconciliation of product inventories. Prepare reports and customer facing documents.


5% - Assist in creation and maintenance of Cargill documents for Quality and Food Safety Programs. Maintain document control systems for purposes of food safety, regulatory and general compliance as well as audit support. Assist in audits, recall/mock recall drills.


5% - Other duties as assigned.



Relocation will not be provided for this position.

Required Qualifications
•High School Diploma or GED
• Experience with standard laboratory procedures & equipment (acids, bases & solvents).
• Experience working in food or beverage industry
• Able and willing to lift 50 pounds
• Able and willing to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods
• Able and willing to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g., ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment)
• Able and willing to work shifts, overtime, holidays and on weekends when required

Preferred Qualifications
• 2+ years’ experience in food, beverage, or pharmaceutical manufacturing.
• Food safety experience with specific emphasis on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs), labeling, food additives, sanitation, and food microbiology.
• Plant manufacturing quality experience.


Success Factors
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to manage small projects.
• Problem solving and decision-making skills.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.