1321-QC Technician in Princeton, KY at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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    Princeton, KY
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


KY Princeton

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Job Posting Title:

1321-QC Technician

Job Description:


Summary/Objective:  The quality technician position is responsible for the monitoring of all process inputs including raw ingredients, packaging materials, and documentation 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.

Ensure all documentation is correct, complete and available prior to start of production. 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. Monitor raw ingredients and packaging materials through verification of COA’s, LOG’s, etc. Assist in the investigation and root cause analysis of internal and external product concerns. Ensure all test equipment is available and calibrated prior to new line start-ups. 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 raw ingredients and packaging materials on hold in the event of a quality or food safety concern. Create Infinity database for all new products/product lines. Maintain and update the Clarinet system. 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. Maintain all required food safety and quality system documentation and corresponding registers. Create code date sheets. Process all document change requests. Update and deliver new-hire training for food safety and quality topics. Communicate with suppliers any food safety or quality concerns. 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.  Days are Monday through Friday.  Shifts are as follows:  1st- 7am-3pm, 2nd- 3pm-11pm, 3rd- 11pm-7am.   The employee must be able to work overtime when required.

Travel:  No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience:

1.     High school diploma/GED; and

2.     Minimum 2-year degree from an accredited college or university

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.

Disability Assistance
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 disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.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.

EEO Considerations

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.

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