Technician 2, FSQA
Posted on: August 18, 2019
ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We
provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of
bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to
consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South
America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become
a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest
specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands
in North America include La Brea Bakery , Otis Spunkmeyer , and
Oakrun Farm Bakery . We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and
kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and
are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer
trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers expectations. The
Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership,
Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People
Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.
Technician 2, Food Safety and Quality Assurance-Bakery (2nd
Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA)
The Technician II, FSQA-Bakery has the primary responsibility for
protecting the food by conducting food safety and quality sampling,
testing and maintaining documentation to meet ARYZTA and all
regulatory and customer requirements. Identify possible defects and
make real time, accurate decisions that may affect order fulfilment
and has the authority to put a "hold" on food based on food and
manufacturing operation and equipment based on food safety or
The Technician II, FSQA-Bakery is responsible for regularly
auditing the food, packaging, and labels to ensure all food meets
gold standard guidelines or contact appropriate personnel to make
necessary adjustments. The Technician II, FSQA-Bakery will verify
established AIMS procedures are followed to eliminate future
customer and regulatory complaints. The technician will complete
line and bakery inspections. Also required to assist the Bakery
Team on all internal observation audits and external audits.
Understanding of and demonstrates ARYZTA s core values and acts
with integrity, takes ownership in their work, proactively
identifies the needs of our customers, generates creative and new
ideas, and promotes an environment where our people and foods are
Understanding of the Food Safety and Quality Objectives and Global
Food Safety and Quality Policy.
Verifies all applicable ARYZTA, international, national, state, and
local food regulations and complying with the Global Food Safety
Initiative (GFSI) standards (i.e. BRC, SQF) are met.
Ensure that our foods meet ARYZTA s standards and
Understanding and identification of non-conforming raw materials,
semi-finished and finished foods.
Report food safety and quality non-conformances and deviations to
FSQA Manager. Placing food on hold physically and in SAP for
Communicate any human, food or equipment safety concerns to
Support the Hazard Analysis & Risk-Based Preventive Controls Food
Safety Team in the implementation of an effective Food Safety plan
focused on the elimination of biological, chemical, physical and
economically motivated hazards from our foods.
Trained as Qualified Individual for the verification of key
Preventive control and CCP records.
Complete sensory, physical, and packaging evaluations on finished
food and report the results to bakery management
Conduct sampling, testing, and documentation of the ARYZTA
Integrated Management System (AIMS), including procedures and
Understanding and verification of 21 CFR 117 Subpart B Current Good
Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Prerequisite and Preventive
Control Programs and Critical Control Points (HACCP).
Performs pre-operational inspections and report any inadequacies to
Participate in physical bakery observation audit inspections on a
weekly basis, including GMP and personnel practices, food safety
and hygiene, pest control process, food defense and security,
building and sanitary equipment design, operational methods,
maintenance for food safety, employee locker and trailer
inspections with cross-functional teams.
Participates in the Environmental Monitoring Programs (i.e.
collecting swab samples, using the ATP system).
Verify finished food case labels are accurate.
Verification of the bakeries QAP. Quality Control Points are being
monitored at the prescribed frequency, with the correct method, and
documented standard as outlined in the QAP and quality
Trained in and follow the Critical to Quality Control Points as
identified in AIMS 5.0 Quality Flow Diagram and verification that
manufacturing is adhering to monitoring checks.
Understanding of the Food Safety Flow Diagram as outlined in AIMS
7.0 HACCP Food Safety and Preventive Control Program and
verification that manufacturing is adhering to CCP monitoring
Verification of the Manufacturing and visual aids.
Basic training and understanding of SPC and QCP checks recorded in
MII, including the quality dashboard for those Bakery locations
Trained in and verification of AIMS Net Weight Policy and MAV
Verification of lot traceability, how packaging and raw ingredients
are coded, coding of finished foods, and recipe verification
against the manufacturing specification.
Verification of AIMS Document Control and Record Completion
Verification of AIMS Programs (i.e. 8.0 GMP, Hygiene and Personnel
Practices Program, 19.0 Allergen Control and Preventive Control
Program, 11.0 Non-conformance Program).
Verification of Cross traffic (Raw to RTE) is controlled.
Designated walkways are being used as control measures as outlined
in Access and Movement of Personnel. Traffic plans and zoning maps
are followed by all employees, management, visitors, and
Effective Completion of required AIMS and Alchemy training as
outlined in the FSQA Training Curriculum Map and ARYZTA Cares
Assists with the training (shadowing) and support of FSQA
Provide clear and appropriate communication of food safety and
quality issues to Manufacturing Supervisors and FSQA Technicians at
ARYZTA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
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