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Job Title:  

Quality Assurance Technician  

Position Summary: 

Perform the daily inspection activities to support the production operation. Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices established for WNA. 


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities: 

  • Routine daily inspections include checking Packaging, packaging specifications, scale counts, leak test, densities and Let Down Ratio’s, stemware/base fit, tray/lid fits, measuring trays, Print Room checks, Envision Room checks, Tableluxe Room checks, Reflections Room checks, Repack Areas, density tests in Reflections, seeking help from Packers and Molders on production issues. Obtaining full shot samples and statistical data from machinery. 

  • Routine documentation of essential daily Quality reviews:  
    Enter all densities for MPs, Reflections, Suter Spreaders, Trays, etc. into the appropriate computer program.  Check and record weights of product in production and enter into the system.  Document all Lid Fits, Scale Checks and Leakers into the appropriate forms. Notate on the Events Report the daily inspection findings of product in production.  Write up QC Hold Tags as needed, documenting them in the log, and notify appropriate staff. Generate, log, and distribute DARs as needed after approval from the appropriate personnel has been obtained. 

  • Routine function of the QA Technician 

  • Effectively communicate with Foremen and Supervisors regarding quality issues. 

  • Document and disposition quality issues so as to insure problems are resolved. 

  • Record data in various files. 

  • View control charts and communicate information to molders and foremen 

  • Understand the requirements of the standards of the British Retail Consortium, as well as all of our other third party audits. Adhere to all GMPs and all BRC requirements and encourage enforcement to all the third party standards. 

  • Perform all the quality procedures as spelled out in “Quality Training for New or Existing Employees CEQAP-096. 


Candidate Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent GED required 

  • Knowledge in food packaging industry preferred 

  • Knowledge of a manufacturing environment 

  • Computer skills – Outlook, Excel, and Word, opening network files 

Safety Expectations:

  • Safety is always the number one priority.  All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others. 
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY.  If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee.

Quality Expectations:

  • Our product is our livelihood.  We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality.  Every employee plays a part in quality
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Chelmsford
State:  MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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