QA Tech Job Description

QA Tech Job Description

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QA tech provides formal and informal GMP, Food Safety, and HACCP training in accordance with Quality Systems and HACCP plans, programs and procedures as necessary working with the Quality Systems Manager.

QA Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs audits on process, documentation, and/or operator compared to the work standard
Samples repaired units for refurbish and/or rebox
Reviews work standards for new model start ups to ensure information is correct
Correctly tag bulk product containers or pallets as prescribed by dept./company policy
Sample bulk and/or finished products to perform attribute grade analysis based upon USDA grade criteria
Sample products and facility to establish microbial presence and tolerance
Verify proper function or result of key plant systems such as blanching, freezing, sanitizing, and chlorination systems
Audit production processes such as cutter, cob saws, froth washer, etc
Communicate variances and excessive tolerances to proper supervisory personnel
Implement and conduct cost-effective comprehensive product tests to ensure product requirements are met

QA Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for QA Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GFSI, ISTQB, ISO, II, QA, ISEB, SQF, AWS, MT, UT

Education for QA Tech

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Employers hiring for the QA tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Computer Science, Education, Science, General Education, Technical, Chemistry, Associates, Financial Services, Engineering, Biology

Skills for QA Tech

Desired skills for QA tech include:

Employee safety practices
Plant operations sufficient to guide and train employees
Safe food handling practices
Quality assurance testing procedures
Microsoft programs
Basic computer skills
HACCP
Ability to proactively recognize and report safety issues
Access
Excel and Visio

Desired experience for QA tech includes:

Report issues through a formal bug tracking or collaboration system and work with the research and engineering teams to help isolate, debug, and resolve issues
Stay abreast of industry software testing tools and best practices
Work with senior engineers to establish and document product requirements
Improve efficiencies by providing researchers and developers with feedback to adjust their designs early in the process
Take a holistic look at the ecosystem that a technology affects in order to provide feature feasibility study, feedback and recommendations
Design, implement and configure complex test environments for multiple products

QA Tech Examples

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QA Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of QA tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for QA tech
  • Practices and promotes the food safety and quality systems (GMP, FIFO and SOP’s, HACCP) to hold high company standards
  • Conduct performance, compatibility, interoperability, maintainability, integration and system testing across the whole ecosystem, not limited to one product
  • Monitor an integrated sustaining tracker and partner with the Compliance and Standards Manager & the Pipeline Operations Manager to develop governance for quarterly reviews, corrective action plans, communication and implementation strategies for changes to the NWE program
  • Ensure that the handover process, roles and responsibilities are clearly defined and supported with a toolkit that is well-understood by all parties
  • Foster a culture of “eye on quality“ and “service orientation” that enhances the employee experience in the neighborhood work environments
  • Guarantee that the appropriate approach is in place to drive and measure customer satisfaction and the ongoing improvement of neighborhood work environments (socio-tech and space)
  • Bring leading, innovative practices for implementing solutions that address trends and insights and deliver value within the Genentech culture and business climate
  • Consult and partner with NWE Pipeline and Operations lead to train internal partners on QA practices and procedures and ensure adoption
  • Work independently for project planning, resource estimation, task split, test progress tracking, and coach and develop junior engineers
  • Design and implement test methods needed on assigned projects
Qualifications for QA tech
  • Basic math skills (read and compare weights and measurements, add, subtract, multiply, divide, coordinate lot #’s with orders)
  • Acceptable attendance record (up to the discretion of the Company
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated to work collaboratively in a team-based environment is required
  • A thorough understanding of National Formulary (NF)
  • Associate Technical Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as laboratory technician in a petrochemical facility
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a QA tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for QA tech
  • Through independent product testing, identify nonconformance and systemic failure, recommend corrective/preventive action, assure containment of at risk product and exercise stop work authority
  • Assist in the training of personnel in company processes, Standard Operating Procedures, product specifications and customer requirements
  • Contribute to the team environment by working well with others in and outside of the department
  • Must not have any physical limitations which would prevent lifting or climbing
  • Empowered to test the quality of the deliverables and influence the delivery of quality products/features
  • Participating in requirements and design reviews of new features & enhancements
  • Working closely with the Development team to ensure that the code developed is testable - are the logs sufficient, should any test hooks be built into the code, is there enough debug information available in case of failure
  • Be part of a cross functional Scrum team that develops and supports the product
  • Be involved in new features development
  • Use existing tools and techniques to execute test cases
Qualifications for QA tech
  • Knowledge of industry standards for refinery laboratories ISO Guide 17025 and American Petroleum Institute Standard 1512
  • Able to do mathematical calculations related to laboratory methodology
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a passion for quality
  • Advanced user of MS Office products
  • Proactive articulator of process improvement
  • Experience with bug/issues tracking systems (e.g., JIRA, Asana, Review My E-learning)
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a QA tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for QA tech
  • Execute and analyse test results & defects
  • Support post go-live testing of changes as required
  • Be part of the delivery team that configures, customizes tests and delivers the product to our customers
  • Build test plans for each delivery
  • Perform internal UAT (user acceptance tests) and join customer UATs
  • Configure and install the product
  • Work hand in hand with developers for solving customization, configuration and customer issues
  • Test both UI behavior and backend services and processes
  • Mentor and guide Junior QA engineers
  • Assists engineers in collecting, compiling, measuring, organising and recording data, and by writing procedures
Qualifications for QA tech
  • Strong technical writing skills with the ability to deliver high quality, professional documents
  • Ability to draft policies, deliverables, and other documents independently, or with input from Subject Matter Experts and/or content managers
  • Ability to create program templates and policy documentation
  • Ability to conduct Quality Assurance on program deliverables and other controlled documents to ensure submissions are high quality and professional, SOW requirements are met, terminology is applied consistently across program documents
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in software testing, including designing and implementing complex test plans and test cases
  • Experience in software testing, including designing and implementing complex test plans and test cases
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a QA tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for QA tech
  • Assimilate information and prepare spread sheets for periodic (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly reports
  • Assist in development of new product specifications and maintaining existing product and ingredient paperwork which includes Master Formulations Specifications, Finished Product Specifications and Mix Sheets
  • Document and report testing results using established procedures
  • Maintain/update Arrowhead Mills, Inc / Deboles brand Supplier's QA, Organic, and Kosher and Allergen files
  • Perform general office functions including mail, shipping and receiving, software updates as required and maintain all essential office supplies
  • Participate in educational programs to acquire specific training and professional development as approved by management or arranged by company supervisor
  • Gimp's
  • Works with Operation Program Managers, Program Quality and Customers to review product and requirements
  • Identifies and documents defects, prepares inspection and evaluation documentation and inputs data into appropriate system
  • Assist research & development with recipe development, documentation and first production run of each new run
Qualifications for QA tech
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in software testing, including designing and implementing complex automated test cases
  • Programming skills in scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Batch, and/or Bash
  • Familiarity with standard bug reporting tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, or ClearQuest
  • Knowledge and experience testing in multiple software environments like Windows, Linux, Android
  • Ability to achieve results, meet deadlines, and adjust to quickly changing priorities in a dynamic engineering environment
  • Demonstrated ability in automating manual unit/functional testing and helping create a continuous integration pipeline using Jenkins, Hudson
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a QA tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for QA tech
  • Conducts laboratory tests on product samples, not limited to pH, salt, granulation, viscosity, and color
  • Conducts basic microbiological analysis of ingredient and product samples
  • Conducts inspections of production equipment, upon request
  • Accurately documents test results
  • Performs calibration checks on production scales as defined in the equipment operation and calibration procedures
  • Reviews product testing data for completeness and compliance to specifications and releases product for shipment
  • Conducts Pre-Operational, Start up and Production inspections and audits to verify compliance to GMP's and Quality specifications
  • Collects environmental samples and performs ATP sanitation checks as needed
  • Effectively communicates with all functional departments including production, warehouse, maintenance
  • Verifies and performs checks on cleaning processes as established in procedures pertaining to operation area before, during and after production
Qualifications for QA tech
  • Ability to take direction and work independently, as needed
  • Ability to function in and around Microsoft Office
  • Experience writing and or creating SOP’s, forms (checklists), diagrams, spreadsheets
  • Work experience in an FDA regulated environment (cGMP, cGDP and 21 CFR part 11 regulations) preferred
  • Any experience with Oracle, Java, Java Script a plus
  • Able to work in an independent environment

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