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FSQ Lab Technician

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Location: Fall River, MA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023



Bringing our love of food to families for five generations!  Blount Fine Foods is a family-owned and operated manufacturer, marketer, and developer of premium fresh prepared foods. We are an engaging team, bringing restaurant-quality products to America including single-serve grab-n-go fresh soups, mac & cheese, and entrĂ©es in grocery stores across the country, as well as for hot bars and restaurants. Help us create the finest food experiences including those with specialty certifications that include organic, gluten-free, and low sodium, among others. Join a proven team for growth, success, and a satisfying career!


Assists FSQ Management in the maintenance of overall product quality and safety.  Assists in the effective completion of tasks and documentation of FSQ responsibilities. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives leadership and daily direction from shift FSQ Sr. Technician & Supervisor.
  • Routinely observes production activities to assure consistency and conformance to standards, as well as providing improvement suggestions.
  • Assists in the effective completion and documentation of daily, weekly, and monthly scheduled tasks as required.
  • Notifies FSQ Sr. Tech or Tech Level 3 when non-conformances are noted, assists with scheduling product evaluations, and assuring proper documentation.
  • Assists Quality Management with verification and validation by collecting the required data.
  • Perform required finished product testing and the effective completion of documentation and data entry.
  • Maintain the condition of the FSQ supplies required for daily operation.
  • Organize finished product retains
  • Conduct Food Safety Inspections in the production environment (i.e. inter-batch cleaning)
  • Conducting Daily, Weekly and Monthly tasks
  • Execute visual chemistry tests on raw materials, water sources, in-process samples, environmental samples and finished products
  • May be responsible for performing QPE and Packout auditing for batch adherence and label and code quality.
  • Tracking, verification and data entry of raw material specification and COAs.
  • Informs the team of raw material issues
  • Operate, maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments as required
  • Ensure compliance of incoming labels and packaging
  • May complete FSQ related production records to assure conformance to requirements.
  • Inspect finished product for food safety hazards including foreign material.
  • Filing QA documentation as requested.
  • Other duties with similar skill, work conditions, and responsibilities as assigned.

 Education and/or Experience   

  • High School Diploma preferred.
  • Food handling experience preferred 
  • Manufacturing experience preferred 
  • Customer service experience welcomed 

 Our Total Compensation Package Includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k with Company match 
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability
  • Discounts on Blount products at Company retail locations
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