Juice manufacturer in Sparta, MI looking for qualified Quality Assurance Technician. As quality assurance you will be responsible for hands on monitoring of processes and product to ensure compliance with the company’s food safety and quality programs. This position provides great opportunity to become involved in a clean and organized facility that invests in their employees. Company provides free bagels every Wednesday and a free hot meal every Thursday. Become part of a friendly team that believes in treating each member with respect. Hours: 6:00pm-6:00am Mon-Fri *hours may vary*. May have to work Saturdays.
*Conduct standardized tests on juice and concentrates, including pH, acid titration, vitamin C, °Brix, color, clarity, and turbidity, to ensure compliance with specifications.
*Record results as applicable on QA paperwork, formulas and in the receiving log.
*Use sensory analysis (flavor, odor, visual) to ensure that products meet specific characteristics.
*Carry out and document hourly checks and checks at start up and/or flavor changes on the production lines.
*Measure, test and weigh bottles and cans, confirm use of proper label and can, review date codes on primary and secondary packaging, verify pasteurizer parameters
*Discuss QA checks and inspection results with responsible parties and request or recommend necessary corrective actions.
*Notify supervisor and other personnel of quality and production problems, stopping the production line as necessary, and assist in the identification and correction of these problems
*General laboratory cleaning.
*Assist with general production duties as needed.
*Strong verbal & written communication
*Basic math skills
*Self-motivated, detail-oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy
*Education; High school diploma or equivalent
*Previous experience working in a food manufacturing environment
*Previous experience working in quality assurance or related field