Job Description

Requisition ID
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2228 N Black Canyon Hwy
Dairy Production
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Summary and Essential Duties

Use laboratory equipment and standardized testing procedures to test and evaluate Milk, Ice Cream and other products with regard to quality standards. Monitor plant environment, equipment and waste discharge for compliance with all sanitary and environmental codes and regulations.


  • Perform testing on milk, dairy, ice cream and other frozen products (including taste tests)
  • Interpret and submit samples and required documentation for co-pack vendors
  • Evaluate finished products and packaging for quality
  • Delivers supplies and laboratory specimens to designated work areas
  • Clean and sterilize lab area, equipment, and instruments regularly
  • Conduct equipment swab tests
  • Conduct calibration of lab and production equipment
  • Maintains inventory reports and logs
  • 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 release product
  • Coach production associates on GMPs, Sanitation, and Quality checks
  • Inspect production environments for food safety risks
  • Coordinate communication between manufacturing associates and QA personnel
  • Delegate and coordinate required work tasks to QA personnel
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 1 year related experience
  • Prior QA Lab Tech experience with Dairy Products Strongly Preferred
  • 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 III
  • Must be available to work with the demands of the department which are subject to overnight shifts, weekends, and holidays

Corporate Summary

Corporate Summary:

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission:

At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to 'treat associates like family and customers like friends.

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Application Instructions

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