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Quality Control Technician 1st & 2nd Shift

companyTina's Burritos
locationLos Angeles, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Salary: 16.50 hr

Tina's Burritos is the leading CPG brand of frozen single-serve burritos in America and is owned by Camino Real Foods, Inc. We bake up a million budget-friendly burritos in our Los Angeles, CA factory daily and serve them to burrito lovers who appreciate great taste, convenience, and quick meals filled with important daily nutrients. Our products are slow-cooked in large kettles so the spices and flavors meld together for a flavor profile that is the industry leader, and then flash frozen for freshness. 

From Moms to Movie Stars, many customers write in and say they have been "addicted" to our burritos since 1984 when we first started making them. Others write in and say they started buying our products with food stamps because it was all they could afford, but now they buy Tina's Burritos with money in the bank. We are very proud to be able to produce a quality product that helps eliminate food insecurity in America and save our customers time and money that can be put towards advancing their own lives. You can find our products in the frozen aisle and deli section of your favorite grocery or convenience store nationwide. From our freezer to yours with love, for more information visit https://www.tinasburritos.com

QC Technicians

Responsibilities include but are not limited to.

  • Co-operate with government agencies during inspections to meet and maintain high production standards.
  • Direct interaction with USDA Inspectors relating to food safety issues. When applicable, Tech must proceed with an immediate resolution to any deficiencies pointed out by the Inspector.
  • Accurately completing all documentation for auditing
  • Pre-operational- thorough inspection of the facility and equipment before the startup of production, working closely with sanitation to correct deficiencies found.

Conduct and document inspections and monitoring activities per the Quality Control Manual and Food Safety Quality Manual

  • Ensure quality testing is carried out throughout the day; inspections of product to meet company set standards.
  • Constantly monitoring every stage of the product process to immediately address and resolve deficiencies to the product specifications.
  • Enforce cleanliness, and area inspections throughout the shift to ensure food safety working conditions are not affected.
  • Work with the management team, communicate and enforce corrective actions to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • Collect product samples for testing (analysis conducted in the laboratory)
  • Assist in identifying corrective actions when test results exceed the established limits. Following all Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Report and work with the Quality Control Supervisor regarding bottlenecks and specific information relating to product and production information.
  • Engage in quality calibrations and internal audits professionally.
  • Facility inspections, ensuring measuring and other monitored equipment is functioning properly, reporting equipment issues to the production supervisor, and submitting work order requests.
  • Closely monitor finished products, and report deficiencies for approval of onward shipment to the market.
  • Share thoughts to improve and update Quality Control policies.
  • Help determine the “root cause” of customers’ complaints, feedback, and foreign material identified in the facility.
  • Recommend modifications to already existing production standards within the limits of available equipment capacity and capability.
  • Proper assessment of suppliers

Physical Requirements:

      • Employee must have the ability to lift 50 lbs. onto waist-high shelves.
      • Employee must have the ability to carry/lift to 10-55 lbs.
      • Frequent bending at the waist/knees
      • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands/fingers.
      • Exposure to a multi-temp, QC-regulated, food production environment.
      • Required to work in refrigerated and frozen environments, near noisy machinery, and confined spaces as part of daily QC and production activities.

     
     

    • Please watch this short video to hear What Makes Tina's Burritos So Special in the words of our employees, managers, and CEO.   

    Requirements

    • English - Read and write.
    • Fluent Bilingual Spanish
    • Basic math knowledge
    • Basic knowledge of Quality Control
    • Flexible with assigned hours (monthly hourly rotation)
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