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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: Balchem Corporation
Location: Faribault
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician

Department: Quality

Reports To: Quality Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Revision: 06/2012

Purpose and Scope:

Quality Technician I:

The primary role of technicians at this level is to support the production, packaging, and warehouse operations. These technicians will be required to perform post clean-up inspections, sample testing, issuance of internally printed labels, release of incoming packaging components/raw materials, data entry, CCP verification, and the routing of samples to customers and 3rd party labs. This function is directly tied to the day-to-day operation of equipment and the production of product.

Safety Expectations:

Responsible for performing all job requirements in a safe manner using the proper PPE and being a proactive safety role model with co-workers.

Responsible for correcting/reporting unsafe behaviors or equipment to ensure a safe working environment.

Responsible for cleanliness within the work department.

Quality/Food Safety Expectations:

Follow all Food safety practices and processes applicable to the department.

Perform/execute job duties keeping the company's commitment to quality in mind.

Monitor and maintain all food safety activities as part of daily tasks.

Enforce food safety plan while producing product.


Level I

The incoming inspection, sampling, testing, and release of raw materials and packaging components.

Auditing, swabbing and release of operations areas and equipment post clean-up activities.

Issuance of product specific labeling that is generated at IFP, Inc., and verification of MPRs for the packaging team.

Verification of HACCP Program during the production of bulk and retail products.

Organoleptic and Physical testing of raw materials, Work-In-Process Material (WIP), BULK and Retail Finished Goods (FG).

Collection and routing of samples to customers and 3rdparty testing facilities.

Routine GMP Auditing of the production facility, providing daily scores used to determine the audit readiness of the company.

Data entry for the accurate usage of raw materials and packaging components used by the operations group during manufacturing.


Keywords: Balchem Corporation, Minneapolis , Quality Assurance Technician, Professions , Faribault, Minnesota

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