Quality Technician

Department: Operations

Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager

FLSA Status (check): ____Exempt__X__Non-Exempt

Position Summary:  The Quality Technician will assist in the development, implementation, and sustainability of quality programs for Bobo’s Oat Bars. The technician will work with all production employees to ensure quality standards are followed. They are responsible for ingredient, in-process and finished product quality checks. This position is for 4th shift (Thursday-Saturday 5pm-5am)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ingredient, in-process, and finished product quality checks
  • Conduct water activity testing, gluten testing, and swabbing
  • Ensure personnel follow GMPs and good hygiene practices
  • Ensure accuracy of production reports and HACCP Documentation
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints
  • Guarantee sanitation procedures are complete and documented
  • Inspect and release product
  • Supervise labeling of product
  • Manage SOPs for their job duties
  • Place raw material and finished product on hold when deviations occur
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment
  • Train employees as needed

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology or related field OR 2 years of experience working in a food quality related role
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience with FDA and other third party auditing entities a plus

Language/Mathematical/Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to accurately document information in a timely manner
  • Must be able to write and speak, both clearly and effectively
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong math skills required

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include looking at a computer screen and ability to adjust focus. The employee may be required to travel, must drive a motor vehicle, and effectively communicate using telephone and email.

Travel:

  • None

Contact: All candidates with relevant experience please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@EatBobos.com. Please put “Quality Technician” in the subject line. Thanks! ☺