Kelly Services QC Lab Technician - San Bernardino, CA in San Bernardino, California

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QC Technician - San Bernadino, CA

Responsible for the full testing of soft drinks, raw materials and packaging; ensuring full quality control compliance and meet the correct formulation specification. The role will involve the chemical analysis of soft drinks (HPLC, filtration, and titration), microbiological testing (aseptic techniques), calibration of equipment, effluent / water sampling, batch compounding and documentation control.

Schedule/Shift: Need to be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd) - a set schedule will be given after training is complete

Pay Rate: $17-$22/hr

Job Duties and Responsibilites

  • Responsible for QC tests of incoming raw materials, goods in progress, finished goods and packaging, with appropriate reaction to any out of specification situations

  • Test raw materials to approve or reject new vendors, prepare samples for sales presentations, taste panels, and visitors.

  • Order, receive, and store raw materials, including liquid sugar (HFCS), concentrates, and other additives used in the manufacturing process.

  • Perform accurate inventory counts

  • Retrieval of samples, testing and analysis and documentation of results.

  • Interface with production management teams where appropriate.

  • Responsible for plant sanitation program effectiveness, tracking, follow-up and report documentation

  • Coordinate efficient production line start-ups and change-overs of process equipment.

  • Batch syrup using correct formulation and mixing instructions

  • Review daily process and packaging records.

  • Initiate corrective action for out of compliance situations, including QC holds and defective material reporting.

  • Carry out Line audits ensuring that GMP's are being followed and adhered to.

  • Collect all micro samples for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual samples for inside and outside lab testing.

  • Calibrate lab testing equipment

  • Maintain all laboratory instrumentation in proper working condition.

  • Maintain the water treatment system, including the reverse osmosis (RO) membrane system, the process water storage tank, and the carbon tower(s) and polishing filter(s) system, and document this information on the appropriate control documents.

  • Complete sample analysis to ensure compliance to all Customer and Corporate testing requirements and product specifications.

  • Ensure all Safety Standards (Company or Regulatory) are met at all times

  • Ensure all Company Good Manufacturing Standards are met at all times

  • Cleaning and Sanitation of production lines following the appropriate process as determined by flavor characteristics and the sanitation matrix.

  • Implement and facilitate the facilities food safety and food quality programs to assure compliance and achieve desired results.

  • Follow the facility’s food safety and food quality programs to assure compliance and achieve desired results.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:

  • Approximately 2+ years in a fast moving packaged goods environment

  • Microbiological testing (aseptic techniques) experience

  • Good knowledge of health and safety, hygiene rules and regulations

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Good understanding of factory / production machinery - awareness of technical issues.

  • Demonstrates personal initiative to aid the development of the site / dept.

  • Experience in performing quality checks (e.g. visual checks through to detailed analysis of product specifications).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to maintain meticulous records

  • Strong PC skills (Excel, word, power point required)

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory equipment (i.e. HPLC, pH meter, balances, filtration apparatus, incubators).

  • Self starter and detail oriented

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

For immediate consideration apply today! Call Toni at 714.971.0721

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