Ocean Spray believes that our employees are our best asset and we offer an environment where you can work with exceptionally smart, innovative, passionate teams that are motivated to deliver Ocean Spray products around the world. If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can Grow, Own, Live and Drive your career every day, Ocean Spray is for you!
Ocean Spray is looking for a creative, collaborative, detail-oriented and results driven Quality Technician to work with the operations team (night shift) to ensure that all food quality standards are met, with no exceptions, at our Kenosha, WI facility.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain, and operate all lab equipment
Perform analysis in accordance with our QOS methods and SOP(s), accurately and efficiently
Accurately record and communicate the analytical results
Follow all safety policies and procedures, including laboratory safety and chemical handling
Follow all Good Laboratory Practices (GLP(s)) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP(s))
Perform QA verification of cleaned equipment, and support/assist with sanitation
Perform Positive Release duties and micro testing when required
Perform FM investigations and product holds when required
Perform hand sorting when required
Assist in on-the-job training
Act as the backup for the Quality Technician in their absence
Any other duties as assigned by supervision or management
High School Diploma or GED required.
Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in Science related field preferred.
1 - 3 years prior production/manufacturing experience OR 2+ years relevant lab technician experience.
Food/beverage industry experience a plus.
Requires good mathematical ability to perform quality related calculations, good analytical skills, and effective interpersonal communication skills to work constructively in a team environment.
Requires good computer, Word processing, and email skills.
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to meet deadlines and accomplish tasks accurately while working under pressure.
Ability to recognize trends, situations and risks to product quality or food safety, and to timely and properly communicate those findings
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.