QA Technician (Food Manufacturer) 2nd shift in Anaheim, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Food Manufacturer is searching for a Second Shift QA Technician to join their winning team!

This is an urgent need. 

Job Summary

QA technician will be expected to perform inspections, checks, tests and sampling product and new product incoming materials used in the manufacture of company food products. Perform review of finish product and enforces all quality and food safe programs.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Perform the pre operational inspection daily of the facility and document the inspection
  • Verifies the required strength of the sanitizer used in the mats and on floor
  • Calibrate instruments daily such as thermometers, pH’s, Scales, Brix meter
  • Verify labels for accuracy
  • Pull out retention samples for comparison of product in lab
  • Check product made for acid, salt, pH, brix and viscosity. Compare to last sample made for color, taste and texture
  • Checks supplies and chemicals and order when low
  • Take labels, line checks, and all necessary equipment for the day to the QA station and/or cold room.
  • Temperature verification
  • Check metal detector, ensure code is correct and correct product name and customer’s name.
  • Input case counts into batch log
  • Print formulas for cold pack
  • Clean retention samples in cooler
  • Review post sanitation checks
  • Check partials for re-work daily
  • Ensure all product is on a pallet or tray-off the floor
  • Collect samples to be sent out for micro testing.
  • Record all holds in the hold log book.  Keep Hold log book updated with release dates.


  • High School or GED equivalent with prior experience OR BS Level candidate with QA internship experience
  • Proficient in verbal and written English skills
  • Previous food manufacturing experience is desired
  • A minimum of 1 year in food manufacturing setting

Contact: Andy Bautista

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.