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Gray amp; Company Quality Control Checker in Hart, Michigan

Quality Control Checker Category: Gray Company Date: Feb 8, 2021 Location: Hart, MI, US, 49420 Custom Field 1: 583 Description: Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.Position SummaryInspect equipment and surrounding area for cleanliness; calibrate equipment; grade product to proper specification; ensure packaging materials are accurate; ensure correct weight of product being produced; test product attributes; accurately and correctly record check/test results; work with the area foreman to ensure quality standards are being adhered to; and place questionable product on hold or rework. Must have sound judgment; good communication skills; and the ability to provide direction or offer suggestions in regards to improving overall quality when product is out of specification.Essential Functionsand#8226;Inspect equipment, surrounding area, and assigned production area for cleanliness at all timesand#8226;Calibrate equipment as neededand#8226;Check product schedule to ensure that product is produced and graded to the proper specificationsand#8226;Perform quality tests for grading on the assigned product linesand#8226;Inspect packaging integrity, labels and label accuracy, cap codes, and carton codes as appropriate for line assignmentand#8226;Conduct weigh checks as determined by specifications, assure correctness and within specificationsand#8226;Test product attributes (Brix, pH, SO2) as necessaryand#8226;Notify foreman if variation from specification or other problems occurand#8226;Shut down lines in the event of a food safety issue and/or place product on rework as necessaryand#8226;Completely and accurately fill out rework forms including final disposition of product after the rework process is completeand#8226;Assist with training sorters and provide direction as to what specification the product being sorted needs to meetand#8226;Review operator paperwork and sign off on it as requiredand#8226;All documentation must be legible and completeand#8226;Other tasks as assignedCompetencies and Certifications Requiredand#8226;Internal GMP/HACCP/SQF Trainingand#8226;Trained and knowledgeable in the use of PPE (personal protective equipment)and#8226;Must pass respiratory fitness testand#8226;Will be cross-trained to provide coverage in all departmentsPhysical Demands of JobThe checker must be able to perform the physical demands listed below to perform this specific job functions:and#8226;Regular use of hands to feel or handle and regular reaching with hands and armsand#8226;Occasional lifting and/or pushingulling up to 50 poundsand#8226;Frequent standing and walkingand#8226;Occasional climbing, bending, stooping, and twistingand#8226;Ability to handle stress and/or multi-taskWork EnvironmentThe work environments listed here are representative of those that may be encountered by the employee while performing the functions of this job:and#8226;Wet or humid conditionsand#8226;Extreme temperaturesand#8226;Exposure to brine (salt, sulfur dioxide, calcium chloride)and#8226;Exposure to bleach (chlorine)The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.Seneca Foods Corpora