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Aerotek QA Tester in Mankato, Minnesota


• Perform quality inspections on random product samples to ensure samples meet company specific Quality standards. (For example: thickness, weights, lengths, count, metal detector, etc.) • Perform pre-op – depending on time, scheduling and production including first piece checks at start of shift or new product changeover. • Monitoring the overall safety of the food quality to ensure accurate product identification and recipe instructions are being followed. Answer questions regarding rejected product, damage on inbound cases and mislabeled cases. • Follow plant holds and releases. • Enter quality inspection data into electronic/written form. • Record deviations/issues into compliance tracker and inform lead/supervisor of said deviations or defects. • Process inbound and outbound supplier corrective action requests. • Perform weekly daily audits. • Prepares necessary forms and trend charts in support of kitchen or packaging inspection function. • Implement corrective actions on deviations found during quality inspections, including product loss or adjustments. • Review of documentation for accuracy and completeness. • HACCP sign off – dependent on qualifications and availability. • Review/Close out hold tags as necessary- list should be printed off daily, hold tags must be accounted for; report missing hold tags to lead/supervisor. • Verify equipment is in good condition and calibrated, as needed. • HACCP, SSOP, SQF, Prerequisite program maintenance - accuracy, completeness, implementation; aligned with review of production paperwork, verifications, calibrations, and counseling, etc. • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training, along with company pre-requisite programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP’s). Observe team members to ensure compliance, coach as necessary. • Acts as a backup for daily operational checklists. • Assist Quality Control Supervisor with serious or repeated quality problems to help determine the cause and prevent further occurrences. • Maintain SQF and HACCP book, keep documents up to date. • Assist with Quality Control and Production audits. • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.


Quality assurance, Gmp, Batch record, Inspection, Quality control, Production, Pharmaceutical, Batch record review, foodservice, food safety, food preparation, food manufacturing

Top Skills Details:

Quality Inspection HACCP GMP

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Required Education: High school diploma or GED

Required Experience: 1-2 years of experience and/or training in a manufacturing or food environment

Preferred: • Knowledge and experience in quality systems and production • Prior knowledge of food processing equipment • Basic knowledge of supply chain, purchasing, materials and/or manufacturing • Knowledge of SAP • HACCP certification preferred, must be completed within 6 months • Ability to calibrate delicate instruments and take accurate readings on fine gauges. • College degree

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.