Job Description & Requirements The QA Tech is responsible for efficiently and accurately performing tasks related to the testing of product, setting of samples, and follow-thru on several Quality Assurance programs. * Familiarity with all applicable equipment and provide quality inspections on all related items. * Perform of microbiological and chemical testing of finished products, raw materials and associated items as required. * Involvement in product weight control, antibiotic testing, lab equipment maintenance and calibration and lab sanitation. * Maintain communication with other departments and employees as to notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production. * Complete all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. * Obtain and maintain State certification for antibiotic testing within company guidelines. * Responsible for adhering to food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and SQF requirements * Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production. * Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's. * Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes. * Follow Good Manufacturing Practices. * Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area. * Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc. * Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. * Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately. * Perform other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: * High School Diploma or equivalent required. * Associates or Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. * 1 years related experience required * Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. * Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred. * Has the ability to flavor milk based, sugar based, and caffeine based products. * Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend for virtually the entire shift. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally including overhead. * Must be able to work in a wet environment. Exposure to chemicals. May have exposure to eggs, strawberries, milk products and nuts. * Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays. * Be able to effectively work in a team environment. * Effective verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to work in a fast paced environment. * Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks). EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer EEO is The Law - click here for more information EEO Statement California applicants, click here for information regarding the data collection notice for California Consumer Privacy Act.