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Quality Technician in Silver Springs, NY at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

This position ensures that Morton products are produced within specifications and in adherence to an established set of Quality policies and procedures.


  • Performs and oversees quality functions to assure product integrity.
    • Obtains and analyzes samples throughout the process, evaluates results, and recommends or carries out remedial actions as delegated.
    • Enters all test results, observations, etc in appropriate logs per data entry requirements.
    • Prepares Quality reports on a daily, weekly, monthly schedule.
    • Prepares laboratory solutions and reagents, maintains lab fixtures, equipment, and instruments in a clean, neat and orderly fashion.
    • Ensures the accuracy of laboratory analysis by routine standardization, calibrations, etc as directed by Good Laboratory Practices.
    • Monitors and sets all additive pumps and feeders throughout the process.
  • Responsible for the weight capability studies
    • Observes facility operations to determine/ensure quality of operators and equipment performance.
    • Serves as a technical resource for facility employees.
    • Follows and enforces GMP and Quality program.
    • Follows and enforces Safety program.
    • Assures compliance with environmental regulations and reports any and all excursions.
  • Responsible for providing support for Corporate driven quality initiatives, projects, and investigations
  • Responsible for cross training with Quality Coordinator’s duties to provide essential support for quality initiatives
  • Maintains current First Aid, CPR/ AED Certification; Blood borne Pathogen Training to provide assistance as required.
    • Assists with training new employees and assures all employees are kept current in their training.
  • Responsible for familiarity of Global Standards as they apply to BRC and ISO 9001
  • 1st shift Lab Tech; Responsible for filling in for Quality Coordinator during absences and is familiar with all aspects of Coordinator’s role
• Remains current in all required company and job related training.
• Understands the needs of the business as a member of the supervisory team.
• Promotes harmonious working relationships.
• Represents Morton Salt ensuring proper business conduct and good public relations.

Qualifications Education and/or Experience:
A 4 year science related degree (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, etc), a 2 year degree with 1-3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of advanced education and experience.