QA Specialist

Adecco is currently assisting Great Lakes Cheese in their search to fill a Quality Assurance Specialist position in Hiram, OH. Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!



-This is a direct hire opportunity!

Pay Rate: $23.35/hour


Associate degree in business or a technical field and/or 2 years of lab experience or more. * Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.   *Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.   * Proficient in Microsoft Office. * Basic computer skills *Preferred SAP experience.


-Environmental and Facility Monitoring

* Obtain and plate Environmental (surface and air) swabs * Plate, incubate and read in house environmental tests *Assist in the resolution of out of specification test results 

- Record Review

 Ensure incoming cheese Certificate of Analysis meet CFR and GLC specification *Review all production paperwork (electronic and paper) and maintain all positive release documents. * Review wash paperwork

 -Supplier Deficiencies

* Take pictures of defective cheese and damaged incoming freight for quality review. *Assist Production in assessment of defective or questionable cheese during conversion.

 -Retain Program

* Daily retain sample evaluation o Assist in the resolution of retain inspection deviations

 -Hold Program

* Place product on and off hold in SAP *Assist in the resolution of product on hold 

-Assist with Production Deficiencies/Deviations

 *Take pictures of line issues and process deviations for quality review *Assist in the resolution of production deficiencies and deviations including assessing product to be put on hold

-Internal / GMP Auditing

* Complete weekly GMP line audits * Complete internal audits


 * Perform complaint investigations o Maintain complaint tracking  *Monitor complaints for adverse trends daily

-Corrective/Preventive Actions (CAPA)

 *Collaborate with Production to resolve deficiencies, deviations and defective product  o Maintain records of root cause analysis and CAPAs o Perform effectiveness reviews of CAPAs

-Continuous Improvement

* Organize and manage continuous improvement initiatives *Collaborate with Corporate Continuous Improvement to achieve best practices at all plants

-External Audits

*Assist Manager and Supervisor in customer audits and regulatory inspections * Maintain records of audit responses in the CAPA system


* Report monthly, quarterly and annual metrics for CAPA, complaints, supplier deficiencies and returns * Utilize metrics to recommend and drive continuous improvement * Update and publish production scorecard monthly 



All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures. All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program. Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager or supervisor.


*Work is performed in a lab setting. *Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with a temperature range from 30 – 100 degrees F.  *Various types of PPE are required to prevent exposure to hazardous materials, to reduce the risk of injury, and/or to protect the quality of our product.   *Work is performed in a variety of areas, at different heights, where it may be necessary to ascend/descend stairs and ladders. *Off shift work, weekends, and overtime required.

The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k) and Insurance Benefit Plans.

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