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QA Technician at Northland Staffing

We are seeking a meticulous Quality Assurance Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of quality control processes, FDA regulations, and quality systems.

The Quality Assurance Technician will ensure quality specifications for packaging, raw ingredients and finished products are met and food safety of manufactured products is upheld. Monitor and sample quality control plans and process control procedures to ensure production of finished product is to standard.

Responsibilities of the QA Technician:

  • Conduct daily QA walk-throughs; verify GMPs are being followed
  • Monitor plant operations to ensure sanitary operational procedures meet GMP requirements
  • Perform pre-operational inspections; initiate and complete the hold process for non-conforming product, raw materials, and other materials as required; complete disposition as determined
  • Monitor and verify CCPs/preventive controls as required
  • Identify and report food safety issues and assist in conducting investigations into food safety issues, foreign material findings, and customer complaints
  • Review production records for completion and compliance with good documentation practices

Benefits of the QA Technician:

  • Salary of $27.00-32.00/hour DOQ
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Generous Profit Sharing Program
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Requirements of the QA Technician:

  • Bachelor’s/Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Basic knowledge of general food safety programs and policies including government regulations
  • HACCP and PCQI certified or willing to become certified
  • Analytical testing knowledge
  • Ability to use instruments/equipment vital to completing duties (e.g., scales, thermometers, metal detectors, calculators, gauges, calipers, rulers, ovens)
  • Ability to read and understand plant SOPs, work instructions, GMPs, and safety instructions
  • Proficient knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail, able to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to work varied shifts as required

This is an excellent opportunity for a detail-oriented individual looking to contribute to maintaining high-quality standards in a dynamic work environment. Apply now to be part of our dedicated team!

Job Types: Full-time, Temp-to-hire

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • Food Processing Plant
  • In-person
  • Manufacturing facility


  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Minneapolis, MN 55414: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person


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