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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Columbia, MO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


The (QA) Quality Assurance Technician has the primary role to ensure that all food products produced meets requirements of regulatory bodies, customers, and the Company. The Quality Assurance Specialist files all documentation related to direct food production, product packaging and labeling, food quality, food safety, etc. This position is responsible to establish and maintain the system under which the Company operates. This position may provide backup for the Quality Assurance Manager based on needs.


-Authentication, oversight, document preparation, and final validation of Company HACCP plan, Third Party Certifications, SOPs, Product Specifications, Regulatory and other related programs (Internal Audits, GMPs, SPC, Job Instructions)
-Required to provide all external auditors with needed materials and information, follow- up via written responses where applicable and coordinate supplemental plant visits
-Manage microbiological control program for Company, driving improvement and efficiencies
-Maintain highly specific weight and ingredient monitoring system that meets requirements for all food labeling and auditing programs
-Confirm the shelf-life of frozen packaged products shipped to customers
-Verify attributes of cooked products
-Prepare and test finished product, raw materials, and/or environmental samples for analysis
-Assist with shipping and receiving by reviewing COA-s, incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products
-Work with QA Manager on proactively improving quality assurance program in

Starting pay is $14.00 an hour with Shift Differential. Upon working 60 days, there will be an additional $1.00 pay increase.


-Education: Bachelors of Science degree in Food Science or Microbiology preferred, or an equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience
-Specialized Knowledge: Experience as a QA Tech

-Skills: The employee must have the ability to quantitatively review technical procedures and representative regulations. In addition, must be capable of writing detailed reports, and general
day-to-day oversight and related correspondence. Strong mathematical skills. Excellent problem solving and project management skills
-Abilities: Strong PC skills, includes MS Office
-Other characteristics: Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and organizational skills; self-motivated and highly organized
-Professional Certification: HACCP Certified preferred
-Experience: 1 year of experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment

-The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee uses computer, telephone, and office equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include near, distance, and depth perception. Continuous mental and visual attention is required

Kelly Perks:
- Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available for eligible employees
- Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase and the coverage is portable
- Service bonus plan
- Holiday pay plan
- Weekly electronic pay options
- Free online training campus available
- Employee assistance program (EAP) available at no cost
- Corporate discounts
*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

If interested, please contact Kelly Services by email or phone 573-355-5550.

Why Kelly®

As a worker today, it's up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what's next is what we're all about. We know what's going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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