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QA Food Technician - 3rd shift in Tempe, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

Quality Assurance Technician needed for a growing Food and Beverage company in the Phoenix area.  This position will be working on 3rd shift which is Monday - Friday from 10:00 pm-6:30 am.  You may need to support other shifts for production and vacation coverage needs.  

The Quality Assurance Technician will coordinate with operations and QA personnel by checking the daily bottling schedule, furnishing and maintaining product specifications, performing routine analyses on incoming raw materials, blending and bottling products, maintaining and documenting routine quality systems, and advising supervisors of deviations from the process. 

Below lists specific activities this position is responsible for on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, depending on the season and operational needs. These are the items a person in this job MUST do in order to simply maintain the position and be successful. 

- Perform inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products throughout the production cycle.

- Calculate product blends according to required specifications.

- Determine Brix-Acid Ratio (BAR) and oil level in product blends.

- Collect samples of products as needed.

- Maintain quality assurance objectives complementary to corporate policies and goals.

- Follow company policies and procedures including cGMP, SOP, SSOP, Food Safety/HACCP/SQF or other food safety schemes, GLP, OSHA standards.

- Complete internal audits of the facilities using the above mentioned standards.

- Inspect all job assignments for quality and completion.

- Ensure work is documented properly and timely.

- Perform quality-related, special projects as instructed (i.e. shelf life studies, flavor panels, audits, etc.)

- Perform other duties as assigned or required.

1-2 years experience working in the QA/QC department of a food & beverage or similar company is preferred.  AA/BS degree is a plus but not required.

This position will start right away and you must pass a drug screen and criminal background check prior to beginning work. 

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