PF Lab Assistant-TFP

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_439463

Location

Nacogdoches

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD12.02/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Nacogdoches, TX - (USA) 531 E. Main TX Nacogdoches , TX - 75961 Phone : 936-559-1220

ContactNumber

936-559-1220

Job Description

Please contact Manpower directly at 936-559-1220

PET FOOD PLANT QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT 333

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB BRIEF:

Primary job responsibility is inspection, sampling, and testing of designated manufacturing processes within the pet food plant. Communicates with various supervisors within the company on quality issues. Documents daily testing results on designated quality assurance forms. Performs other duties as assigned within the limits of training, physical, and mental

SCOPE:

Pet Food Plant and Laboratory

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sample and inspect each of the following items and/or processes:

1. Sampling and testing of chicken fat and beef tallow

2. Testing of various ingredients prior to unloading

3. Monitoring of pet food shapes, colors and bend ratios

4. Monitoring of pet food moisture and density during the drying process

5. Monitoring of pet food moisture and density at the packaging lines

6. Monitoring of clean-out procedures to prevent cross-contamination

7. Assure proper date code, closure, and net weight of products on packaging lines

8. Assure proper calibration of packaging check weight scales and hand add scales

9. Assure proper stacking, stretch wrap, and stickers on pallets

10. Sample and test finished products to assure conformance with stated guarantees

11. Releasing finished goods for shipment

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

1. Report directly to the shift supervisor with a dotted line relationship with the Director of Quality Assurance and Vice President, Nutrition & Quality Assurance

2. Work closely with all equipment operators.

AUTHORITY

1. To reject product not conforming to established specifications

2. To notify plant manager, shift supervisor, and operators of quality problems as needed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Eye-hand coordination.

Ability to lift 55 pound bags.

Ability to climb onto tanker trucks, trailers and rail cars as needed.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

Reading and writing skills to complete reports.

Ability to recognize the appearance and general characteristics of the various raw materials and formulated products.

TEMPERAMENT ATTRIBUTES:

Ski[Es in relating with people to help coworkers and supervisors. Ability to organize daily activities in order to maximize time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employees in this position must be able to perform under the following conditions:

Work in the pet food plant. This will require the wearing of protective equipment such as a bump cap, hair nets, safety glasses, and ear protection. Additional responsibilities will require work in a laboratory environment.