Finished Product Technician
April 15, 2021
Job Posting Title:
Finished Product Technician
Summary/Objective: The finished product technician position is responsible for performing tasks and tests related to finished product performance according to safety, food safety and quality systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.
Essential Functions/Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Analyze product for moisture, breakage, salt, and all other product characteristics as noted on the product specifications. Provide input and assistance in the creation or revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Perform all audits as required by the food safety and quality system. Complete all duties necessary to meet government and regulatory, SQF and company requirements. Communicate in English, verbally and in writing, to management and personnel from all departments any food safety or quality issues. Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to food safety and quality of products and processes. Maintain legible and accurate records. Store and track daily retain samples. Assist in the investigation and root cause analysis of internal and external product concerns. Prepare finished product samples for shipment. Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. Participate in sensory evaluations of current and new products. Complete all documentation and communication required to place finished product on hold in the event of a quality or food safety concern. Perform mock recalls as required by the food safety and quality system. Verify Infinity data as it relates to the packaging areas. Possess functional knowledge of a computer, Microsoft Office programs and Infinity software. Understand and follow all company policies. Possess a basic understanding of math, measurement systems and scale operations. Participate in special projects as requested. Ability to work overtime as needed.
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:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, kneeling, twisting, holding, gripping, reaching, pulling, stooping, extensive bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, extensive wrist movements, and climbing all day. Work can be performed in extreme heat and cold environments. Must possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment and handle product appropriately. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items weighing 50 pounds above shoulder level. The employee must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language. The employee must work safely at-all-times and follow all OSHA (safety) guidelines.
Food Quality, Safety and Security: The employee initiates action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to food safety and the quality of the product, processes, quality or safety system. The employee stops production, if necessary, to correct food safety issues, quality issues, or safety problems. The employee identifies and records any problems relating to food safety, quality of the product, processes, quality system or safety system. The employee controls further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of food safety or quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected. The employee informs line supervisor, production manager, QA manager, or other management personnel of any food safety or quality issues or of any processes which become noncompliant with specified requirements.
Technical Capacity. Ethical Conduct. Communication Proficiency. Results Driven. Initiative.
Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Base Days are Monday through Friday. Base Shifts are as follows: 1st- 7am-3pm, 2nd- 3pm-11pm, 3rd- 11pm-7am. Days and start and end times are subject to change due to changes in the production schedule and maintaining coverage. This employee must be able to work overtime when required.
Travel: No travel is expected for this position.
Required Education and Experience: High school diploma/GED.
Preferred Education and Experience: ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, Technician or Improvement Associate.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: None
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to email@example.com . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Job Type: Full time