Coca-Cola Auburndale , FL 33823
United States of America
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Third Shift (United States of America)
Supports quality engineers in semi-standard processes to ensure compliance with standards; works with QA engineers and manufacturing staff to ensure inspection and testing procedures are implemented and maintained; assists in the development of standards to meet quality specifications and recommends changes to basic procedures. Individual contributor that works under limited supervision; applies subject matter knowledge; requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.
Function Specific Activities:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform daily laboratory analysis of ingredients, finished products, and beverage base/concentrate.
Assure laboratory functions, including but not limited to:
Correct SOPs are followed
Records are complete, accurate and timely
GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) are followed
Chemical wastes are properly disposed
Laboratory area is clean and organized
Verification, calibration and maintenance of instruments are completed as scheduled and required.Standards are prepared and handled properly.
Prepare beverages and samples per sampling plan to conduct analytical tests and sensory testing according to guidelines.
Testing results and dispositions are reported timely.
Retention samples are collected and handled as required.
Place products or materials on hold as required.
Monitor inventory of lab supplies and order as required.
Dispose of expired retain samples and chemicals according to schedules and expiration dates.
Monitors production lines and equipment for compliance with sanitary requirements and standards, including CIP performance and sterilization.
Assist with resolution of problems with ingredients and finished products, escalating as necessary.
Assists with production process issues and troubleshooting through analysis and interpretation of data.
Investigate and find solutions to distressed blends and communicate situation to QA supervisor or manager.
Develop or validate laboratory test methods in order to ensure reliability and accuracy of analytical results, which may include performing capability studies.
Organize workflow and task schedules to maximize laboratory efficiency.
Use equipment/instrumentation operations manuals as required.
Able to identify deficiencies within area of responsibility and implement or recommend appropriate corrective actions.
Ensure that all tasks are performed toward achieving the safety, quality, service and cost objectives of CCNA.
Work directly with maintenance personnel, production personnel, and management in problem-solving to ensure maximum production efficiencies and high quality products.
Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, and all Company rules and policies. Read, understand and comply with SDS sheets.
Work an 8-hour, 10-hour or 12-hour shift or required necessary hours to meet the business requirements. This may include overtime and weekend work as necessary.
Shift Flexibility required
Additional Internal Auditor Duties:
Perform 5S & GMP activities and inspections and follow up on deficiencies for correction.
Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with all other departments to facilitate a team environment.
Lead assigned Audits
Perform data audits, including SPC studies to ensure accuracy of data and analytical processes.
Able to interpret variety of data as necessary to ensure compliance with requirements.
Preferred completion of Bachelor's Degree or higher in Science related
Working knowledge of quality assurance testing procedures.
Preferred experience in a food manufacturing facility and working knowledge of GMPs.
Ability to read and follow written instructions
Ability to read equipment/instrumentation operations manuals.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Manual and finger dexterity.
Ability to work on any shift. Ability to work up to twelve (12) hour shifts to satisfy business needs.
Ability to visually identify material and product defects.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to communicate with others.
Working knowledge and use of computer software in a manufacturing setting.
Ability to train others.
Additional Lead Auditor requirements:
Successful completion of ISO, KORE, Regulatory Standards training
Possible travel to vendor and other CCNA locations
Working knowledge and use of computer software for writing reports, assessing data and electronic communications.
Work is performed in a high-speed bottling and juice production environment.
Work requires exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, working around moving equipment, tanks, heights, wet conditions, fumes, vibrations, dust, etc.
Working hours must be flexible with the ability to work all shifts and extended hours as required.
Personal protective equipment. MSDS sheets.
Measuring instruments, equipment/instrumentation operations manuals.
Computer and associated software.
Safety glasses, hearing protection.
Years of Experience:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.