Production Worker $15 - $18 an hour
We are a small company located in North Concord CA and are looking to hire 1 of 2 production worker positions to work in the production room making ice cream. This position will be responsible for mixing ice cream ingredients together, transferring product around using pumps and hoses, cleaning, assembling packaging, learning how to operate the ice cream freezing machines and any other tasks as assigned when time permit.
Related experience Preferred, Must have reliable transportation, Ability to work 530 am to 200 pm plus overtime when needed, Must be able to weigh and measure ingredients using scale and other measuring tools, Have good time management skills, Be a self starter. Must have good hygiene practices, Ability to operate Machinery, Must be able to lift 50 lbs. frequently, Are DRUG FREE, Only applicants that send a resume will be considered
Job Type: Full-time
Quality Assurance Position $20 - $25 an hour
The Quality Assurance Person is responsible for leading the quality assurance program at our ice cream manufacturing facility. This includes working with customers, suppliers, office staff, and manufacturing staff. Responsibilities include oversight and participation in QA analyst functions, auditing of internal systems including GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), and SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) for the plant. You will be responsible for the implementation and the auditing of a GFSI system such as SQF or FSSC 2200. Responsible for the communication of quality standards to plant personnel through training, corrective actions, quality audits, production and facility monitoring. This position reports directly to the President.
Ensure all incoming ingredients and materials comply with our quality standards.
Interface with 3rd party laboratories for contract testing such as microbiology
Participate in determining best practices for manufacturing processes to meet or exceed customer satisfaction.
Ensure that employees working in production are aware of quality requirements, provide training in best practices.
Serves as Food Safety Team Member.
Participates in the maintenance and improvement of current HACCP program
Ensure that we are in compliance of all GMP standards
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all products manufactured by the plant as well as the raw materials, packaging materials, and operations required in the manufacturing process including quality specifications and standards.
Provide technical assistance to team members responding to customer regulatory questions.
Work with 3rd parties to maintain various certifications such as organics program and third party audits.
Formulate and maintain quality objectives, aligns and coordinates objectives with production and management.
Design and implement quality assurance training programs.
Investigate and respond to customer complaints. Tracks complaint and reacts to emerging issues or trends engaging the appropriate functions and/or process to resolve issue
Develop and analyze statistical quality data. Utilizes these data for troubleshooting or continuous quality improvement where appropriate.
Coordinate and participate in mock recalls.
Provides technical support to operations.
Knowledge of dairy product preferred.
Other projects as assigned.
Certification in HACCP development a must.
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
Strong knowledge of SQF or other GFSI standards mandatory..
Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written.
Knowledge of FDA standards.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of statistical process control, quality assurance techniques and tools and quality management principles in a food manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as monitor work being done.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Experience working directly with customers and supplier.
Strong PC proficiency.
Job Type: Full-time