Quality Assurance Tech

Job Type:
Both Full Time & Part Time
Job Description:

This position is an hourly exempt position. This Job requires working in all areas of the facility, including and not limited to storage warehouse, freezers and grounds. The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for communicating and documenting Food Quality parameters, enforcement of company Food Safety Policies and procedures, and to assist in all areas related to Food Quality, Food Safety, and Food Quality Control.



  • Ability to use various lab equipment

  • Able to follow and execute instructions

  • Ability to communicate with other employees

  • Ability to use a computer


Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitoring QC/QA parameters in food production and ingredients

  • HACCP monitoring

  • Sanitation monitoring

  • Good Manufacturing Practices monitoring

  • Assists in managing HOLD and RELEASE program for the facility

  • Preoperational inspections prior to start of production

  • Verifies calibration of measuring equipment as required

  • Assist during Plant audits

  • Writing summary reports

  • Assist in training employees

  • Communicate with clients, vendors and suppliers of El Pinto Foods

  • Ongoing monitoring of Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Collecting and submitting lab samples

  • Inspection, testing and approval of raw ingredients

  • Must report all Food Safety issues to Food Safety Manager or backup

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Food Safety Manager



Job Requirements

  • Must observe and enforce all company QC/QA policies, Good Manufacturing Practices and related activities

  • Technical knowledge to understand Food Quality and Food Safety

  • Attendance to all mandatory meetings/trainings provided by the company

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8+ hours). Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Sufficient physical reflexes and personal mobility including but not limited to:

    • Bending / Twisting / Squatting / Lifting

    • Stair climbing repeatedly throughout the day