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Aerotek quality control technician in Bedford Park, Illinois

Ensures the accuracy and quality of all product labeled, portioned, meal bagged, and shipped from the company by working alongside production to conduct on-the-line checks of product against recipe specifications and quality standards.


-Performs visual inspection during labeling process (including bottles, jars, bags) for proper

placement of label, correct name of product and/or ingredient per Q.A. sheets


-Issues correct Q.A. samples to production team leads/production associates prior to production, utilizing QA sheets to ensure correct portion amount for the specific ingredient being portioned

-Issues the proper measuring equipment (i.e. scales, measuring spoons, measuring cups, spatulas, pumps)

-Trains production team leads and associates on proper measurement using the equipment

-Confirms the portioned amount with production team leads for each portioned ingredient prior to starting production (based on QA sheets)

-Performs final verification of portioning and sign-off on portioning line prior to starting production

-Conducts hourly visual inspections of portioned ingredients for accuracy (for critical ingredients, inspections must occur every 30 minutes)

Meal Bagging

-Utilizes Q.A. Sheets to verify proper meal bag line setup: Verifies that all ingredients required for the meal are present...Confirms ingredient amounts with production team leads and associates (particularly for ingredients that require multiples)... Sign-offs on production sheets

-Conducts hourly visual or physical inspections to ensure meal bag accuracy (by unpacking completed meal bag)

-Maintains continuous watch over meal bagging line and helps to close bags at the end of the line

-Performs random meal bag inspections to ensure produce quality and double check ingredient quantities on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Shipping Line:

-Verifies set up of line (meat, meal bags, recipe cards, box call outs) using boxing call out sheet prior to start of shipping

-Communicates back to production team when errors are identified on the line

-Visually inspects meat for quality (e.g. freezer burn, discoloration, broken seals) when serving in the role of protein QA

-Understands and can conduct sanitation process for proteins that have fallen on the floor or have been otherwise exposed to potential sources of cross-contamination

Similar Line:

-Verifies the setup of the line prior to each run, ensuring correct product is present, and initials similar sign off sheet with start time

-Ensure correct pick quantity (e.g. 4 serving run) has been communicated to the

production associates working on the line

Unique & Hybrid Lines:

-Confirms correct proteins, meal bags, box call outs, recipe cards, and ice quantity have been placed in each box utilizing the pick ticket

Final Box Verification

-Removes boxes systematically from each line and completed final box verification form.

-Documenting issues identified in the box as well which shipping line it was packed on

-Provides feedback to production supervisor and or team lead running the shipping line when issues are identified

-Corrects issues identified in boxes checked and ensures box is placed on pallet for shipping

Post-op Clean up:

-Collects all utensils (scales, dishes, measuring cups, measuring spoons, etc.) from the production floor, cleans and sanitizes utensils, and returns utensils to proper storage location

-Places QA sheet / clipboard in designated storage box

Issue Escalation

-Promptly notifies FSQA Supervisor and/or FSQA Manager when quality issues arise such as produce quality, portioning quantity, or missing ingredients

% Breakdown

Labeling, Portioning, Meal Bagging, Shipping Line, Final Box Verification- 70%

Post-op clean-up- 20%

Issue Escalation- 10%

About Aerotek:

Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we've grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

Location: Bedford Park, Illinois

Posting ID: 7340992

Pay Rate:

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.