Job Description

 Starting Rate of Pay: $19 - $24/hour DOE

 Shift will be 5pm to 5am 

Use laboratory and standardized testing procedures to ensure quality and food safety attributes of fluid dairy, non-dairy beverages, sour cream, cottage cheese, and other products meet regulatory and internal specifications to maintain the integrity of Shamrock and our customers’ brands.

Essential Duties:

  • Use laboratory equipment and standardized testing procedures to accurately measure and report quality standards of products produced at required frequency
  • Interpret results from laboratory testing to ensure any issues are identified as quickly as possible and resolved
  • Communicate with lab supervisor, production personnel, and warehouse associates to ensure issues are corrected in a timely manner
  • Interpret and submit samples and required documentation for co-pack vendors
  • Evaluate raw ingredients and packaging for quality to ensure no sub-standard raw materials are used in production
  • Deliver supplies and laboratory specimens to designated work areas
  • Clean and sterilize lab area, equipment, and instruments regularly to avoid contamination of samples
  • Conduct equipment swab tests to confirm cleanliness of equipment
  • Conduct calibration of lab and production equipment at appropriate frequency
  • Maintain finished product reports based on laboratory analysis
  • Coach production associates in assigned area on GMPs, Sanitation, and Quality checks to identify risks factors that could lead to non-conforming product
  • Audit batching, processing, and filler paperwork and escalate issues when non-conformances are found
  • Coordinate communication between manufacturing associates and QA personnel
  • Use petrifilm plates to test water, air, ingredient, and product samples for microbial activity
  • Conduct environmental testing for pathogens
  • Interpret and submit petrifilm results used to approve product
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Dairy Science, Food Science, or related field preferred (not required)
  • Must be available to work with the demands of the department which are subject to overnight shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Able to work with reasonable accommodations in an environment containing major food allergens
  • Capable of occasionally lifting 50 pounds unassisted
  • Able to work on foot for extended periods of time
  • Minimum skill rating of Quality Assurance Technician II (Floor/Micro)

Application Instructions

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