QA Specialist (level 1)

Skokie, IL 60077

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Quality Inspection Job Number: Rd8102371114 Compensation: 43680

Job Description

Title: Quality Specialist

Location: Skokie, IL



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

The QA Specialist is responsible for monitoring products and employee practices on the manufacturing floor to insure the safety and quality of products.


Job Duties:

  •  Responsible to report any food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Perform QA in-process inspections for each department/line once per shift by checking the following:  production paperwork, retain sample, code date/lot number/best by date, weight check documentation, metal detection documentation, label, color code, department cleanliness employee GMP practice and checking for any potential allergen cross-contamination
  • Perform scale checks once per day
  • Perform metal detector check as an audit during production
  • Perform changeover validation on production lines and perform clean equipment/ATP swabbing on equipment after sanitation policy 6615
  • Perform environmental swabbing during manufacturing policy 6614
  • Perform yearly allergen validation policy 6605
  • Maintain inventory of QA supplies
  • Make retain samples for Production
  • Conduct internal plant audits
  • Conduct glass and brittle plastic audit
  • Perform magnet pull test annually


  •  Minimum high school diploma – college a plus
  • Basic math
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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