QA Technician
Job Details
KC Everett - Everett, WA
QA - Quality Control

Position:                      Quality Assurance Technician – 3rd Shift

Department:               Quality Assurance

Reports to:                  Assistant QA Manager


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical testing including but not limited to pH, sodium, color, drain weight, water activity, brix & moisture.
  • Performs verification of food safety and quality checks established in the KC-Everett Plant’s HACCP/FSMA and Preventive Control Programs.
  • Ensure Food Safety and Regulatory compliance of sanitation practices.
  • Provide on the floor QA support to help with the investigation and trouble-shooting of any food safety, quality, or process control related issues.
  • Assists QA management in the collection of data for the purpose of improving products and systems as necessary as it relates to food safety and quality (Statistical Process Controls.)
  • Ensure work areas on the floor follow plant GMP requirements and also meet all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform verification system checks to ensure sanitation systems are on track including daily pre-operational sanitation checks (inspections, APC, ATP, and Environmental monitoring.)
  • Assist QA and R&D as needed during special batch runs.
  • Assist QA and Operations in conformance checks of ingredients, packaging, and finished product to ensure they meet established specifications.
  • Work in a safe manner and follow all Kettle Cuisine standards, along with Federal, State, and Local regulations for occupational safety.
  • Assist QA and site in accomplishing the KC-Everett Plant and QA departmental goals and objectives.

Required Qualifications/Education/Skills

  • Two years of related experience with respect to Quality Assurance
  • Good communication skills including computer, writing, and verbal
  • Must be proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Training in SPC preferred
  • Good mathematical skills required
  • HACCP Certified preferred


Preferred Characteristics

  • Ability to understand and verbally express ideas and instructions effectively
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others
  • Ability to prioritize, follow instructions and follow-through to achieve results