Position Title: Assistant Sensory Scientist
Date: December 2021
Department: Brewing Solutions
Reports to: Sensory Scientist
Direct Reports: None
As a member of the Sensory Team, the Assistant Sensory Scientist actively participates in sensory and flavor projects and tasks. This position requires the use of sensory methods and analytical chemistry to drive new product development, product improvements, and provide internal and external technical support. The Assistant Sensory Scientist collaborates on projects with Research & Development, Sales/Marketing, Brewing/R&D (Haas Innovations Brewing), Hop Breeding/Agronomy, QA/QC, Procurement, and Manufacturing to execute plans and achieve desired goals.
Primary Responsibilities: (Must consider: 1) knowledge required; 2) problem solving; and 3) accountability.)
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Works closely with Supply Chain to assist in executing customer varietal/lot quality evaluation, identifying and providing appropriate varietals/lots to specific customers, participating in customer selection sessions, track customer lot preferences, and communicate lot preferences to Supply Chain team.
7.Other duties as assigned.
Conditions of Employment:
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CID Bio-Science, Inc., has been designing instruments for agricultural and environmental plant research for over 28 years. The company was established in 1989 with the introduction of a state-of-the-art handheld photosynthesis system. Since then, they have expanded to develop 17 instruments to measure plant function, continuously employing new innovations and technologies. Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, CID instruments are used in over 150 countries, have been featured in more than 2300 peer-reviewed research papers, and is represented by distributors in 44 countries.
CID Bio-Science, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and innovative Associate Scientist to join our team. The Associate Scientist will work closely with the Application Science department to help drive the R&D process.
OREGON FRUIT PRODUCTS
Job Title: Quality Assurance Supervisor
Reports To: Quality Manager
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Prepared By: Amy Nieto
Prepared Date: 6/12/20
Approved By: Gabino Gispert
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists QA Manager in different activities and conducting inspections to look for areas of improvement and enforce proper GMP adherence.
Assists QA Manager with all external audits.
Provides leadership and supervision of QA and QC technicians. Tracks daily, weekly and monthly performance goals for QA and QC technicians. Provides formal and informal feedback through coaching, monitoring and evaluating job results.
Audits the procedures of lab personnel and other plant staff to ensure quality standards are being met. Trains employees and ensure food safety and quality parameters are met.
Directly supervises employees in the Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) Departments. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in the field of Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry or closely related field. Minimum of one to three years’ experience in quality systems management in a food manufacturing environment including supervisory responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement is a plus. Knowledge of principles and practices of food processing and food sensory, manufacturing, and packaging. Solid knowledge of food safety and food quality standards (regulatory and customer). Knowledge of principles and practices of laboratory methods and equipment.
Ability to create professional written reports and correspondence; to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, statistics, area, circumference, and volume; to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Has computer job skills including logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, download forms, and preserve/backup important data. Has knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
HACCP, PCQI, BRC and/or SQF practitioner’s certification are highly preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position requires hands on supervisory duties, spending most of the time in the production floor in a manufacturing/plant, occasionally has exposure to an outdoors environment. Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work under pressure. Occasionally travels, including overnight stays, to other worksites, for off-site meetings, and for training purposes
Interested? Please send resume and cover letter to Amy Nieto at firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Control Technician
JOB SUMMARY: The Quality Control Technician is responsible for the quality, food safety and esthetics of the product. The QC technician follows through on set processes and ensure adherence
to good manufacturing practices (GMP), food safety, Safe Quality Food (SQF) standards
and product quality standards. They conduct product development tasks as assigned
and utilized various analytical tools and techniques.
REPORTS TO: Quality Assurance Manager
COVERED OPS & Tech supports specialist, QA Lead
ABSENCE COVERED: QC Manager/ OPS & Tech supports specialist/ QA Lead
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
▪ Work in a safe manner using proper PPE at all times and verify that others are also doing so. ▪ Conducting startup check verification
▪ Collect product samples, verify their testing and manage data input on micro log
▪ Create and file COA’s as required
▪ Administer calibration program including verification of daily, monthly and yearly activities ▪ Conduct monthly audits, maintain issues and actions log for completeness
▪ Manage hold area and hold log
▪ Conduct sanitation and metal detector operation validations
▪ Administer environmental testing program including sampling and data logging
▪ Participate in internal audit program
▪ Conduct product tests as needed
▪ Conduct shelf life testing and administer retention sample area
▪ Support operations as needed
▪ Conduct pest control activities and manage logs
▪ Develop new products as assigned
▪ Operate analytical and operational equipment to manufacture samples
▪ Other tasks as required
▪ Ability to read, write, and understand English. (Without an interpreter)
▪ Experienced with MS office program suite.
▪ Ability to work in a team environment in a positive manner of respect, cooperation & flexibility. ▪ Good work ethic and ability to work independently.
▪ Science background required
▪ Food quality experience
▪ Able to lift 30 pounds repeatedly.
▪ Ability to climb ladders.
▪ Prolonged standing and repetitive bending.
▪ Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as necessary.
▪ Mostly inside an industrial food grade facility.
▪ Smock, hairnet (beard net if necessary) ear and eye protection are required within the facility. ▪ Occasional outside work is necessary.
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