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  • Category: Manufacturing
  • Education: H/S diploma or equilivent
  • Employment Length: fulltime
  • Pay / Salary: $17 Hourly
  • Source: Business
  • Ad #: 11908
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Quality Assistant - Food Industry - Eden Prairie, MN

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking candidates for a Quality Assistant for one of our top clients in Eden Prairie, MN.  This is a 6-month temp-to-hire, Monday-Friday, 3:30pm-12am, with occasional Saturdays (about once every couple of months).

As a QC Technician placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be responsible for implementing quality functions such as portion control, net weight control and MAP control during the production process to ensure adherence to product recipes. The Quality Assistant will monitor employee adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the production rooms. 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute assigned food safety, quality and continuous improvement activities to support the SQF Code as updated, regulatory requirements and customer requirements. 
  • Responsible for food safety and quality during production. 
  • Participate in process improvement Kaizen or similar events. 
  • Follows all company policies and standard work procedures. 
  • Assist in preparing the production line for shift start-up including bringing materials and equipment (scales, O2/CO2 analyzer, thermometers, tubs, trays, utensil, etc.) to the line. 
  • Follow all GMPs and is responsible for monitoring GMP practices in the production rooms. 
  • Monitors line and equipment cleanliness prior to start of day and after each break notifying the Line Controller or Production Lead of any issues. 
  • Conducts portion control, net weight, MAP, temperature, scale accuracy at the line according to standard work. All checks will be done timely according to standard work. Report problems to the Line controller, or Production Lead and QC. Severity of the issue may warrant contacting the production and quality supervisors. 
  • Ensures line sanitizer dip stations have been filled prior to shift start up, and changed at break or more often as needed to ensure proper PPM strength. 
  • Monitor reprocessing/rework processes for adherence to standard work procedures. 
  • Assist other Quality Assistants as needed. 
  • Communicate with the QC throughout the day for any changes or issues that may arise. 
  • Completes all personal safety and food safety/GMP related training. 
  • Works safely and wears appropriate attire for QC position and PPE. 

Job Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent 
  • Must be able to communicate orally and in writing using in English 
  • Previous Quality Control experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred. 
  • This position will be using compliance software on an iPad. 
  • Basic math skills required and ability to learn basic SPC skills required. 
  • Basic computer skills Microsoft Word and Excel desired. 
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions. 
  • Must be able to work independently, complete work in a timely manner. 
  • Must be able to maintain an organized work area. 
  • Must be able to work in cool conditions (35 to 45 degrees) 
  • Must be able to be on feet majority of the day 
  • Must be able to bend, turn, push, pull 
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. 
  • Must be able to reach over head 
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include occasional weekends (Saturdays)


Why Kelly?

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies 
  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans
  • Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*


Apply Today!


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