Medifast, Inc.

  • Quality & Food Safety Tech- Third shift

    Job Location US-MD-Owings Mills
    Job ID
    2018-3015
    Job Category
    Manufacturing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    3rd
  • Overview

    Imagine going to work every day knowing that you’re helping to change someone’s life for the better.  How would that make you feel?  If you answered… amazing, then a career at Medifast might be a perfect fit for you!

    We’re looking for talented, driven individuals who are looking to pursue a rewarding career in the health and wellness industry.  If you’re passionate about helping people, changing lives and making a difference, we encourage you to review our current opportunities and apply to be part of our team!

    The Quality & Food Safety Technician is responsible for capturing analytical, physical and microbial data to help drive the decision making process. This person collaborates with other departments to help drive consistency in product manufacturing and ensure that products meet the needs and expectations of Medifast customers.

    Responsibilities

    This individual is responsible for working cross departmentally primarily with plant management, production, regulatory personnel, purchasing, and co-packers. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills along with verbal and written communications. Strong teamwork and project management skills.

     

    • Evaluate in-house and co-manufacture products using approved sensory and analytical methods to ensure conformance to specification.
    • Inspect production line start up, ingredients and packaging conformance per current SOP.
    • Verify control point and critical control point for each line during production as per HACCP plan.
    • Verify, test, and approve production equipment for proper cleaning and sanitation prior to product changeovers. Direct cleaning as necessary and communicate any failures to supervisor.
    • Support consumer complaint investigations by evaluating product, and reviewing documentation.
    • Collect and send samples out to a 3rd party lab, follow up, record and report results to supervisor
    • Carry out and moderate panel tastings when necessary.
    • Promptly communicate any non-conformance or incident during shift to the supervisor
    • Adhere to Good Laboratory Practices at all times.

    Qualifications

    • Must have at least a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
    • Associates Degree in Quality Assurance, Biotechnology, or related field preferred.
    • 3 years of experience in food or pharmaceutical production or warehouse required.
    • 1 year of QA/QC Technician experience in food or pharmaceutical production or warehouse preferred.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Team oriented.
    • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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