Friday , September 22 2023

HEB Jobs – Quality Assurance Technician I

Website H-E-B

Job Description:

Provides an internal service to verify that Plant quality and safety requirements are achieved

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand how process improvements (both Kaizen and Breakthrough) achieve results by identifying and eliminating waste and/or reducing variation and optimizing process performance. Recognize which type of improvement process is appropriate in given situations.
  • Identify and apply Business Excellence tools at the Yellow Belt Level (e.g. QFD’s, FMEA’s, OPI’s, and categories and types of MUDA).
  • Understand the difference between Partner empowerment and involvement and benefits of both.
  • Team Skills: Partner is responsible for fundamental understanding of team in development and active participation within a team environment through division and plant team orientation, safety and quality training.
  • Identify appropriate behaviors for situations requiring ethical decisions
  • Understand the different improvement-cycle steps in PDCA and apply them appropriately.
  • Read and understand a quality plan and discern the appropriate tests and examinations required.
  • Use, interpret, and explain flowcharts, histograms, Pareto charts, scatter diagrams, cause-and-effect diagrams, checklists and check sheets,
  • affinity diagrams, cost of quality reports, benchmarking, brainstorming, and audits as improvement tools.
    Understand, explain and apply basic control chart concepts (e.g. centerlines, control limits, out-of-control conditions, and assignable causes of variation) and recognize when control charts should be used.
  • Understand variation and apply the concepts of common vs. assignable causes of variation.
  • Recognize and understand the different types of teams (i.e. Improvement, cross-functional, project, and self-directed) and know which type of team to use in a given situation.
  • Define a system and process and distinguish between them; understand how the components of a system (inputs/outputs, processes, feedback) impact the system as a whole.
  • Define and use the term ‘Quality’ correctly, in the context of raw materials, WIP, and finished goods.

Job Requirements:

  • Effective communication skills (written and oral), including basic presentation skills in small group settings.
  • Associates Degree Required (Two years college level science including laboratory courses OR two years equivalent work experience in an industrial manufacturing plant (not necessarily in a traditional quality area))
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of H-E-B Quality, Environment and Safety (QES) standards or demonstrated ability to learn and apply such standards
  • Basic knowledge of ISO-type Quality System and Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Basic organization skills
  • Training in Team Skills (types of teams, roles and responsibilities, team formation and group dynamics, and continuous improvement (see Body of Knowledge for ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate.
  • Coursework or practical experience in food science, quality management, or other sciences.
  • ASQ Certification as a Quality Improvement Associate
  • Basic Math skills (+,-,*,/)
  • 6S certification must be obtained within 6 months of start date
  • Requires Basic PC Skills
  • Basic computer skills (i.e., Excel, Word and In-house systems)
  • Basic knowledge of Statistics and Quality Auditing preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve routine problems.
  • Knowledge and maintenance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Bi-lingual language skills a plus

Job Details:

Company: H-E-B

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Antonio, TX

Application Deadline: N/A

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