Quality Technician

Job Number: 10375
Location(s): Cincinnati, OH

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

Job Overview: This job posting is for a Quality Technician for the General Mills – Cincinnati plant. In this position, the selected candidate will have responsibilities including, but not limited to: leading quality/food safety activities such as the plant sensory program, quality notifications, holds, allergen and organic inspections, sampling, food safety physical and documentation audits, and finished product pathogen testing.  Like all Quality department professionals at General Mills, this position will lead initiatives which specifically protect our brands.  This role will require high learning agility, exceptional verbal and written skills with a broad range of audiences.  This candidate shall also have a desire to work with and through others for continuous improvement in the areas of quality and food safety.   

Responsibilities:

  • Rework paperwork completion and organization
  • Issuing HiFi Holds and Red Prairie releases to help Logistics
  • Weekly hold reports
  • Environmental swabbing
  • Entering quality notifications in SAP for defective materials or packaging
  • Lead the plant sensory program, documentation, and gold standard management
  • Manage finished product pathogen and allergen testing
  • Micro/allergen testing organization and scheduling with Logistics department.
  • Allergen and organic inspection leadership and documentation
  • COA program follow-up
  • Auditing HACCP, Control Point, and Control Measure documentation for compliance
  • Carton approvals
  • Pink tag inspections for Maintenance Food Safety Program
  • Receiving inspections for any suspect materials or conditions
  • Food safety (FSRA) internal physical inspections
  • Sampling for corporate, R&D, micro testing, product mgrs, retain management, line reviews, etc.
  • Support for foreign material decision making and risk assessment.  
  • Learn and understand regulatory and food safety requirements (GMP’s, HACCP, Allergen Management, Organic, etc.)
  • Code date and approved series audits. Verify that the packaging series for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging are approved. 
  • Support vendor equipment calibrations and repair.
  • Risk Management Program support
  • OPL creation/revision for job responsibilities
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Quality and/or food safety work experience in a manufacturing environment for 2-3 year
  • Sensory acuity
  • HACCP training

Overview & Responsibilities

Job Overview: This job posting is for a Quality Technician for the General Mills – Cincinnati plant. In this position, the selected candidate will have responsibilities including, but not limited to: leading quality/food safety activities such as the plant sensory program, quality notifications, holds, allergen and organic inspections, sampling, food safety physical and documentation audits, and finished product pathogen testing.  Like all Quality department professionals at General Mills, this position will lead initiatives which specifically protect our brands.  This role will require high learning agility, exceptional verbal and written skills with a broad range of audiences.  This candidate shall also have a desire to work with and through others for continuous improvement in the areas of quality and food safety.   

Responsibilities:

  • Rework paperwork completion and organization
  • Issuing HiFi Holds and Red Prairie releases to help Logistics
  • Weekly hold reports
  • Environmental swabbing
  • Entering quality notifications in SAP for defective materials or packaging
  • Lead the plant sensory program, documentation, and gold standard management
  • Manage finished product pathogen and allergen testing
  • Micro/allergen testing organization and scheduling with Logistics department.
  • Allergen and organic inspection leadership and documentation
  • COA program follow-up
  • Auditing HACCP, Control Point, and Control Measure documentation for compliance
  • Carton approvals
  • Pink tag inspections for Maintenance Food Safety Program
  • Receiving inspections for any suspect materials or conditions
  • Food safety (FSRA) internal physical inspections
  • Sampling for corporate, R&D, micro testing, product mgrs, retain management, line reviews, etc.
  • Support for foreign material decision making and risk assessment.  
  • Learn and understand regulatory and food safety requirements (GMP’s, HACCP, Allergen Management, Organic, etc.)
  • Code date and approved series audits. Verify that the packaging series for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging are approved. 
  • Support vendor equipment calibrations and repair.
  • Risk Management Program support
  • OPL creation/revision for job responsibilities
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Quality and/or food safety work experience in a manufacturing environment for 2-3 year
  • Sensory acuity
  • HACCP training

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