Catallia Mexican Foods, LLC manufactures premium flour tortillas for foodservice, retail and industrial customers. Our Catallia™ foodservice brand is found in restaurants of all sizes — from global chains to independent local operators. Our retail Frescados™ brand is available in all major Midwest grocery stores.

We are currently seeking a 2nd Shift Quality Assurance Technician to join our team in Eagan, Minnesota.

Essential Functions & Majors Responsibilities

  • Direct the day-to-day quality and food safety activities
  • Effectively communicate quality control expectations to a wide range of in-house and temporary employees
  • Ensure lot number reporting on all production paperwork
  • Conduct metal detector challenges and observations
  • Verify the calibration of all scales and thermometers
  • Monitor GMP’s for compliance
  • Conduct sensory evaluations and enter the results into a database
  • Ensure specification compliance
  • Collect flour tailings and document findings
  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures such as SQF, HACCP, GMP’s, SSOP, process deviation, hold and release
  • Assist with solving problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and recommending action
  • Assist with training for GMP’s
  • Communicate effectively with team members from other shifts to ensure clarity and continuity
  • Perform basic lab analysis (pH, moistures) on finished product
  • Perform routine micro testing of samples
  • Actively participate in Food Safety and Food Defense related activities

Experience

  • 2+ years QA experience required
  • Four year degree in related discipline preferred
  • Experience in food production QA is preferred
  • Experience with SQF is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of food safety programs and GMP’s
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Solid math skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills

Join our progressive team of professionals dedicated to delivering the utmost value to our customers where your contributions will make a real difference.