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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Swedesboro, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


QA Technician

Swedesboro, NJ

3+ Month Contract (Opportunity for extension/conversion!)

Full-Time, Dayshift Opportunity


  • Collect environmental, raw material, and finished product samples and perform microbiological and analytical testing utilizing methods such as ELISA and Petrifilm
  • Monitor finished product retain samples throughout shelf life and communicate significant findings to a cross functional team
  • Participate in root cause investigations for holds and consumer complaints as needed and communicate findings to a cross functional team
  • Assist with reviewing incoming material qualification to ensure it meets food safety and quality requirements and enter and maintain all information in appropriate systems
  • Assist with hold/release system for finished goods, raw materials, and packaging materials
  • Perform periodic calibrations/verifications and maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and proper waste separation in the laboratory
  • Assist with performing employee food safety and quality training in topics such as HACCP, Allergens, CCP & Quality Checks, and GMPs
  • Perform facility inspections, such as glass and brittle plastic management and GMP inspections, and perform verification of follow-up corrective actions when necessary
  • Ensure that food safety, quality, and sanitation are met by monitoring activities, ensuring records are completed and turned in, verify records for accuracy and completeness, and follow-up with appropriate employees for corrective actions
  • Shadow pest control technician and communicate findings to cross functional teams
  • Provide coaching to production staff on food safety, quality systems, and day-to-day quality issues
  • Responsible for proper documentation of all activities performed
  • Drive continuous improvement in facility's quality systems, food safety, and sanitation
  • Comfortable working proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Follows all company safety rules in performing job duties
  • The job holder might be assigned to other tasks and duties if necessary


  • B.S. in Biological Sciences, Food Science, or related field required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in food manufacturing facility/industry
  • Must be able to work 3rd shift, 12am to 8am, and at least one Saturday per month as needed to support the operation
  • Knowledge of FDA food regulations, GMPs, Allergens, and Microbiology
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail oriented
  • HACCP & PCQI certification preferred
  • Familiarity with SQF or other GFSI schemes desired
  • Experience reviewing and writing policies and procedures desired
  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish desired

Why Kelly®

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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