Quality Assurance Coordinator

AGI SureTrack

Dates

Closing: January 31, 2022

Posted: December 17, 2021

Location

Lenexa, KS, USA

Job Department

General

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

The Opportunity

As the Quality Assurance Coordinator, you will conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, work in process and finished products. You will study processes to establish proper quality procedures and implement continuous quality improvements. You will also write quality processes and procedures, maintain quality database and assist with continuous improvement projects.

The Team 

The role will report directly to the Plant Manager and work in close coordination with teams all over the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.
  • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
  • Evaluate analytical methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
  • Perform validations or transfers of analytical methods in accordance with applicable policies or guidelines.
  • Prepare or review required method transfer documentation including technical transfer protocols or reports.
  • Receive and inspect raw materials.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
  • Write or revise standard quality control operating procedures and method sheets.
  • Write technical reports or documentation such as deviation reports, testing protocols, and trend analyses.
  • Coordinate testing with contract laboratories and vendors.
  • Develop and qualify new testing methods.
  • Ensure that housekeeping and safety standards are maintained.
  • Evaluate new technologies and methods to make recommendations regarding their use.
  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Participate in internal assessments and audits as required.
  • Perform visual inspections of finished products.
  • Serve as a technical liaison between quality assurance and other departments, vendors, or contractors.
  • Calibrate, validate, or maintain job related equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required; Associate's Degree (two-year college or technical school minimum) in related field preferred.
  • Experience in the manufacturing principles of Six-Sigma, Quality Assurance, and Lean Manufacturing preferred; 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting required.
  • Occasional travel to job sites to address quality complaints will be required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • General Manufacturing Knowledge
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams)
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

 

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com  with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line. 

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.