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Lead QC Technician- Food and Beverage in San Clemente, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

Growing Flavor and Fragrance Company located in Orange County is seeking a Lead QC Technician to join our winning team.  The technical staff of flavor chemists, food scientists, and laboratory technicians creates flavor systems for use in confectionary, bakery, dairy, beverages, and retail home use products and the large customer base includes many Fortune 500 companies.


  • Responsible for quality testing of finished products and raw materials. 
  • Tests include odor-visual, pH testing, specific gravity, refractive indexes, color testing, optical rotation, viscosity, gas chromatography (GC analysis), flashpoint testing, FTIR, and Moisture testing. 
  • Prepares certificate of analysis and spec sheets.
  • Check and maintained Expired Raw Materials and Finished Goods. 
  • QC Techs will also verify that plant sanitation standards are met. 
  • To ensure product safety and quality, QC Technicians are responsible for controlling physical contaminants, properly storing personal items, and reporting suspicious people or activities to their supervisor.  


  • Bachelor of Science required, ideally in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or physics. 
  • 3+ years of experience 
  • Other desirable characteristics are good communication skills and teamwork.

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