Quality Lab Technician

Employment type: 

  • Full time


High School diploma Bachelor of Science Degree in a science related field is preferred, not required Good organizational skills, able to work alone, detail-oriented. Good person-to-person, written and telephone communication skills. Team-oriented, with the ability to lead or follow. Possess or able to gain technical competence to better understand manufacturing processes and the compliance requirements of a food manufacturer. Prior experience in food industry is preferred, but not required. Basic PC skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook.

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Provide quality assurance support for raw materials, in-process mixes, and finished product as assigned. Conduct required analytical testing, inspection, communication, and documentation associated with assigned responsibilities. Work with both in-plant resources, and suppliers to effectively communicate and assure control of non-conforming materials.


  •  Inspect and collect samples of incoming raw materials as directed. Capable of   minor maneuvering and opening large containers of materials to collect   samples.
  • Conduct analytical and physical testing of raw material samples.
  •  Monitor supplier certificates of analysis to assure conformance to Quaker         specifications, and to match them to the appropriate incoming lots of materials   upon receipt
  •  Enter quality information into both plant and company computerized programs.
  •  Work with plant operations as needed to isolate and secure substandard materials.
  • Conduct basic analytical tests, quality auditing, and quality holds as needed.
  • Maintain and clean lab work areas and equipment; perform basic maintenance of  equipment.
  • Perform sensory analysis of materials and finished product.
  • Perform additional sampling and testing as assigned.
  • Perform follow-up inspections of substandard materials or transportation vessels as  needed; coordinate the involvement of additional department or plant resources as needed
  • Perform various work assignments in support of department or plant projects.
  • Provide backup, as assigned, to QA personnel responsible for various quality programs.