QC Technician

The Quality Control Tech primary focus is to ensure that all regulations & protocols are enforced by reviewing the product & production procedures in place to help ensure the food quality meets company standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other responsibilities w/ similar skill and work conditions as assigned.

  • Pre-Operational inspections of all production lines.

  • Performs product sensory evaluations, Daily calibrations of scales, moisture machines, and


  • Conducts temperature checks, count and defect checks, monitor

  • Enforce Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).

  • Promotes food safety and quality program within the plant environment.

  • Monitor and address plant food safety and quality concerns.

  • Filing and maintaining of all completed HACCP related paperwork as related product, equipment and facility.

  • Obtaining samples of product lines for analysis to ensure product meets both product and

    customer specifications.

  • Proper and expedient disposition of all samples taken throughout the day via a chain-of-custody form that is to accompany samples.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong organizational abilities are necessary to be successful in this position.

  • Self-motivated, possess high-energy, and have an excellent verbal and written communication

    skills, as well as a thorough understanding of computers and their programs.

  • Must be able to interact in a dynamic team environment, while displaying tact and diplomacy

    with peers and management alike.

  • Bilingual, not required but a plus.

  • USDC HACCP certification, not required, but must be willing to become HACCP certified if offered.

    Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Manufacturing experience preferably with a Food Safety background.

  • Proficiency in English, high level verbal and written communication skills.


Physical Requirements:


  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer as well as stand and walk regularly.

  • Must be able to lift 20-30 pounds at times, occasionally up to 50 pounds.

  • Proficiency in English, high level verbal and written communication skills.

    This job requires flexibility to work on weekends/holidays as well as work 12 hours per day if needed.



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    Northern Wind, LLC.

    16 Hassey Street,
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    Phone. 508-997-0727
    Fax. 508-990-8792

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