Quality Control Technician
QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN
As a quality control team member, you will be responsible for general duties assigned by your manager, key duties include but not limited to batching products, other duties within ingredient room/warehouse setting, QA Lab organizing, calibrating equipment, Microbiological room that includes plating samples, testing samples, swabbing different equipment, monitoring of water plant, weekly environmental monitoring, collecting samples of Strom water, packaging samples for customers, putting packaged samples at the receiving/shipping area, receiving bulk or non-bulk ingredients, bulks ingredients can include but not limited to Sucrose and/or CO2, taking inventory of ingredients as needed, organizing ingredients per FIFO, staging ingredients for batchers, moving ingredients back to designated areas, organizing the warehouse, organizing and placing HOLD ingredients, labeling and tagging expired ingredients, cleaning all QA related areas. Quality control member must be able to utilize our internal system M3, as well as proficient in MS Word and Excel. Must be a team player.
An opening exists for a Quality Control/Ingredient Room & Inventory control person.
Position requires the following qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work independently without direct supervision.
High School Diploma, Associates degree in Food Science or related field, preferred.
Microbiology and HPLC knowledge preferred.
pH, TA, CO2, O2, and Brix testing.
Minimum of 2 years working in a lab environment preferred.
Minimum of 3 years relevant experience working in a food manufacturing environment with water, juice, carbonated beverage manufacturing preferred.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and the ability to work a flexible schedule.
Knowledgeable of HACCP, GMP's, MSDS and other regulatory requirements.
Proficient in MS Word and Excel.
Strong math skills
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ability to follow production schedule to prepare batch kits
Maintaining inventory levels and locations within warehouse, following FIFO of ingredients
Staging ingredients into correct bin locations
Breaking down ingredient pallets for batching use
Creating lot code barcodes for batch kits
Collecting and recording correct lot number information for batch tracking and recall purposes
Managing expired materials
Inspecting and counting raw ingredients for cycle counts; daily
Completing paperwork and recordkeeping in a timely manner
Task can be subject to change based on supervisor's direction
This person will not perform all duties of the quality control person. This is a special position seeking an individual with inventory and staging background. This person must be available for any shift. The person must be dependable and must have a good attendance record and work history.
Safeway is an equal opportunity employer. As such, all employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age are encouraged to bid on this job.
Internal candidates must be willing to stay in this bid position for 1-year prior to transferring out.