3rd Shift Quality Technician in Saint Albans, VT


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Saint Albans

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD18.51/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Burlington, VT - North - (USA) 1795 Williston Road VT South Burlington , VT - 05403 Phone : 803-862-5747



Job Description

Quality Technician- $18.51/hour

Reputable ice cream company is looking for a Quality Technician. Focus on incoming raw material, in-process and finished product. Perform various analytical lab tests and provide technical support to problem solve quality problems to ensure the production of ice cream complies with GMP, food safety and company specifications.

What's in it for you?

* Full-time Hours with Temporary to Hire opportunity

* Competitive Wages

* Great company and reputation

* Clean working environment

* Did we mention FREE ice cream?

What's the job?

* Perform microbiological testing on ingredients and finished product

* Perform analytical testing on ingredients and finished product (fat, solids, TA, pH, etc.)

* Perform product cuts up and other organoleptic evaluations of finished product

* Perform various quality checks to include: pint weights, code verifications, product volumes, line verifications (metal detector checks, tamper band checks, etc.)

* Sample incoming trucks of cream, condensed milk, liquid sugar and eggs

* Take ingredient samples from drums, totes, etc. for analytical and microbiological testing

* Clean and maintain QA laboratories and related equipment

* Perform environmental testing to include: ATP swabs, micro swabs and allergen swabs

* Perform random QA audits and seek resolution to deficiencies

* Prepare media and dilutions for micro testing

* Enter data from lab testing into the computer

* Actively participate and support quality improvement project teams

* Contribute to other routine tasks as needed

What you bring to the job?

* Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in lieu of degree; must have high school diploma or equivalent

* Must have basic knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform lab tests and use equipment in daily operations

* Basic knowledge of GMPs to instruct others in their utilization and adherence is required

* Some work experience in manufacturing and/or quality assurance is strongly preferred including basic knowledge of the manufacturing process sufficient to identify the best location to draw test samples, consider the interrelationship of each step in the process when investigating quality concerns

* Basic knowledge of food safety to participate in the identification and monitoring of critical control points is required

* Must have the ability to contribute to developing solutions for a wide range of difficult problems

* Ability to make routine decisions through fact finding and selection is required

* Must be able to determine work priorities and procedures

The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

* Regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles

* The noise level is usually very loud

* Exposure to work on the manufacturing floor including mechanical operations and cleaning solutions

* Will work around ammonia

* Some repetitive motion is required

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