Quality Assurance Engineer - Highpoint, North Carolina | STAND 8

Quality Assurance Engineer
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Quality Assurance Engineer
Date Posted:  7/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #3913
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: HighpointNorth Carolina
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We are hiring for a Quality Assurance Engineer/Lead Technician for a creative company manufacturer of natural and organic products. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Highpoint and more.

  • 4 years college degree in Food Science or the Biological and Chemical Sciences preferred; or more than two years’ food production experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience required, preferably as a Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Technologist or Quality Supervisor.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, GMPs, food safety and statistics required.
  • Provide technical support to Operations and other support staff as assigned.
  • Review and file documentation as required and assigned.
  • Serve as resource to Operations by providing product quality and food safety guidance throughout lifecycle of product.
  • Facilitate noncompliance meetings to drive internal investigation in the identification of root cause and immediate corrective action.
  • Advise operations on regulatory and internal requirements during noncompliance process.
  • Coordinate and perform audits and analyses on finished and intermediate products, ingredients, processes and systems as requested.
  • Record and report audit findings in areas of Pest Prevention, Sanitation, GMP’s, Pre-Op Inspection/Testing, Plant Environment, HACCP, SSOP’s, Net Weight, and Finished Product Sensory.
  • Coordinate and perform Ingredient COA Verifications.
  • Collect, prepare and ship routine environmental swabs for testing.
  • Investigate leaks, create vector swabbing maps, collect and ship swabs.
  • Enter investigation and testing results in reporting databases.
  • Perform all finished product analysis.
  • Oversee contractor and maintenance work to assure GMP/food safety compliance.
  • Follow safety, sanitation, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Good Laboratory Practices at all times.
  • Calibrate and maintain production measurement equipment as requested.
  • Assist QA Manager with N/C product sampling, inspection and dispositions.
  • Assist QA Manager with continuous improvement and quality system development projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by QA Manager.
  • Manage inventory of lab supplies.
  • Represent Quality Assurance in cross-functional groups as assigned.