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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: Turning Point Brands, Inc.
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

About the jobThe Quality Assurance Technician ensures that finished products meet quality standards and proper process control measures are in place and audited frequently. This position reviews, approves and releases finished goods for shipment. The Quality Assurance Technician manages the disposition of non-conforming materials and maintains accurate and complete records. This person also evaluates complaint samples returned by consumers. This position does not have personnel management responsibilities and reports to the Manager Quality Assurance. The normal shift is 40 hours per week in the office with periodic extended hours as needed. This position may be assigned other duties as determined by the Supervisor.Essential FunctionsFollow and ensure compliance to quality system and GMP programsPerform all necessary testing/inspection on raw materials, in-process materials, and finished goods documenting findingsReview batch records for completeness and accuracy and ensure that Current Good Manufacturing Practices were followed.Audits for proper final packaging quality. Such observations include, but are not limited to pouch alignment, glue patterns on boxes, tape patterns on boxes, and packaging seals.Use good time management and decision-making skills to assist key personnel to resolve or minimize out-of-specification conditions and foreign substance contamination of raw materials, in-process, and finished products.Collect in-process and finished product samples.Maintain lab equipment, such as: scales/balance, moisture analyzer, and package leak detectors.Operational understanding of manufacturing processes and ability to assist when needed.Additional duties/special projects as assigned by management.Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma or GED required.Associates in a Science related field or equivalent years of experience preferred.Prior experience with ISO 9001 or similar quality programs preferredASQ Quality Auditor, Manager of Quality, or similar certification is a plusSolid understanding of Quality programs including ISO standardsStrong organizational and time management skillsStrong oral and written communication skillsAccuracy in the work generatedSelf-starter, able to work and meet deadlines with minimal supervisionGeneral awareness knowledge of the ISO9001 Quality Management System requirements, company Quality Policy and your contributions to the effectiveness of the QMSResponsible for being knowledgeable of and acting in strict accordance with the requirements of all relevant laws, regulations, and Company policies, including, among other areas, Food and Drug Administration regulationsSupplementary InformationThis description is based upon management's assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date this description was prepared. It is a general guideline for managers and colleagues. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.

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