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Swire Pacific Holdings Inc. Quality Assurance Technician in Bellevue, Washington

Quality Assurance TechnicianBellevue, WA, USAReq #6875Monday, June 28, 2021Who is Swire Coca-Cola?We are one of the largest bottlers of Coca-Cola and other beverage brands in America. Our 7,000 hardworking and passionate employees produce and distribute more than 300 brands and flavors across 13 states. We have as many careers as we have flavors, and regardless of which role you choose, you have a direct impact on Swire Coca-Cola, our products, and the communities we call home.What does a Quality Assurance Technician do at Swire Coca-Cola?In this role you will be responsible formonitoring, conducting variouschecks and testing of; raw, in process and finished products/processes confirming compliance to quality & food safety standards as established by the QA department, internal and regulatory requirements while adhering to standardized company policies and practices.Responsibilities:Uphold all safety practices to prevent injury from unsafe work practices and/or conditions. Report all safety hazards or potential hazards to the safety team representative and management.Monitor plant sanitation and personal hygiene as outline by Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for food processing facilities in CFR (Title 21, part 117) and current company GMP Policies.Perform standardized quality sampling & checks during production; organize collected data into electronic logbooks, databases, and report variances and non-conformities to plant management.Follow all required work instructions, work aids and forms as they pertain to Quality, Environment, Safety and Food SafetyUnderstand, monitor and act accordingly to support: ISO-GFSI compliance, FDA-FSMA regulatory requirements, Food Safety & Quality programs as implemented by the company. This individual has the authority & responsibility to stop production should the product be out of specification and/or observed food safety or compliance breach.Performs analysis of incoming, in process and finished materials using analytical standardized procedures. These tests may include, but are not limited to: pH, Titratable Acidity, Brix, Organoleptic, Carbon Dioxide, Density, Total Dissolved Solids, Microbiological Sampling and testing, etc.Standardized and calibrate laboratory equipment, troubleshoot systems, equipment and processesAssist the Quality Assurance management team with any projects as designated.Actively participate in continuous improvement, lean practices, six sigma, 5S, food safety, environmental and plant safety programsPursue excellence and continuously develop technical and personal skills to achieve plant-wide world class manufacturing environmentRequirements:Minimum High School diploma or GED, Bachelor's degree in science related field preferred2+ years' experience of Food Plant Quality Assurance.5-10 years of production experience may substitute for the QA experience or demonstrated proficiency in Quality Systems.Demonstrate ability to actively participate in a positive and engaged team atmosphereStrong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracyFamiliarity with lab safety and handling of hazardous materials.Must be able to read, write, and speak English to properly understand and relay important safety and quality information.Work well with others to establish and maintain excellent interdepartmental relationshipsReadily accept instruction from management and supervisors and execute effectivelyBe a self-starter and work independently at timesDependable and have a flexible schedule.Swire Coca-Cola, USA is an equal employment opportunity andaffirmative action employer that participates in the E-Verify program asrequired by law.All qualified ap