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Quality Assurance BRC Specialist

Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, United States
December 02, 2018

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Jessica L. Steckbeck

**** ******* **** ******* ***********, PA 17059 (908) 577- 0202


Experienced Quality Specialist seeking a position to expand my knowledge and skills in a manufacturing setting

Special Skills

- HACCP and 5S Certified; Experienced following SOPs, GMPs, GLPs, and SDS training

- Strong document management, auditing, and organizational skills with an understanding of safety and food industry regulations

- 10 years’ experience in the customer service field with effective communication and problem solving

Quality Experience

Vantage Foods, Inc. – Quality Assurance BRC Specialist

May 2017 – Current

- Perform pre-operational inspections, verification of QA and production paperwork for completion, and complete the verification of all company change forms

- Prepare the facility and participate in the annual BRC audit; passed with grade AA each year

- Coordinator of the Internal Audit program, secretary of the Safety Committee, and conduct training to maintain BRC standards

- Developed, implemented, and maintain the notification process to facilitate the review of incomplete documentation

- Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly audits; and the re-inspections of any identified deviations

- Input work orders in the RAM M5K CMMS system and verify completed work orders

- Provide technician coverage as needed; perform CCP monitoring, label verifications, titrations, lean point analysis, product weight verifications, equipment inspections, and finished product audits

ASK Foods, Inc (Contract Apex Life Sciences) – Quality Lab Technician December 2016 – April 2017

- Responsible for the completion and verification of daily FDA and USDA compliance documentation

- Eliminated hold log documentation inefficiencies by implementing a status system

- Monitored food products for label accuracy, temperature, pH, water activity, heavy metals, and allergens

Performed daily monitoring of sanitation titrations, CCPs, and GMPs; monthly facility inspections, and yearly internal audits

Additional Experience

Substitute Teacher Service, Inc. – Guest Teacher

March 2016 – May 2017

- Executed daily lesson plans and provided daily feedback to the absent teacher and company

- Utilized company training programs to ensure a safe learning environment for each student

GENEWIZ – Associate Scientist I in Technical Support

September 2014 – October 2015

- Routinely scored, reported, and interpreted DNA sequencing data and trends

- Provided custom troubleshooting for customers and documented complaints by phone and e-mail

- Performed DNA sequencing repeat analysis within a laboratory setting

York College of Pennsylvania – Biology Department Laboratory Assistant January 2012 – May 2014

- Enforced GLPs and assisted students with the understanding of the laboratory protocols and lessons

- Maintained inventory of laboratory supplies and prepared materials to be autoclaved

- Performed daily and monthly inspections of laboratories and emergency safety equipment


York College of Pennsylvania May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Biology Sustainability & Environmental Studies Minor

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