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Intern, Quality Assurance

Company: Smuckers
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Intern, Quality Assurance


Oxnard, CA


* Responsible for adherence to company and departmental policies, procedures and practices.
* Ensures that company GMPs are being followed.
* Participates in daily Production meetings.
* Conducts daily sanitation inspection.
* Inspects incoming packaging and ingredients for compliance to JMS specifications.
* Monitors HACCP plan.
* Assists in the training of hourly personnel.
* Data entry into computer systems.
* Monitors accuracy of lab paperwork.
* Investigates quality incidents.
* Prevents accidents by recognizing physical and behavioral hazards and taking corrective action.
* Works closely with management, office, quality control, maintenance and hourly personnel to achieve goals.
* May do manual work.
* Work with the Personnel Clerk and work out labor needs for the following work day.
* Assists in the coordination of the activities of all QA staff, as necessary.
* May assist in the training and dissemination of work in the Department.
* Perform laboratory tests as required.
* Maintain laboratory in an organized, clean condition.
* Maintain inventory of laboratory chemicals, supplies and equipment.
* Inspect and grade products as necessary.
* Provide up-to-date quality control records and reports as necessary on a timely basis.
* Promote a positive and safe work environment.
* Maintains updated specification manuals, formulas, and test procedures.
* Responsible for an understanding and working knowledge of JMS grading procedures and product specifications.
* Conduct special tests, evaluations, and projects as requested by the Quality Assurance Manager.
* Assists in identifying potential quality problems; develops, recommends and reports on improvement measures; and recommends corrective action.
* Assist with preparation for third party audits.
* Maintain quality control records.
* Supervise or conduct incoming packaging or ingredient materials inspection.
* Stay current with trends and developments in the quality control field including sanitation, food technology, processing, governmental regulations and requirements.



* Currently have a 4-year degree or are enrolled in a 4-year Food Science or Engineering degree program is required


* Must be available in early April through the end of August.
* Must be able to work six days per week, various shifts.
* Strong leadership skills and communication skills.
* Must be detail oriented.
* Bilingual (Spanish) highly desired.
* Organized with good analytical skills.
* Technical knowledge in food processing is preferred.
* Must be able to read, write and speak English.

Keywords: Smuckers, Oxnard , Intern, Quality Assurance, Other , Oxnard, California

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