Kelly Services Quality Assurance Technician in Tampa, Florida

Quality Assurance Technician Tampa, FL

Kelly Scientific is looking for a QA Technician for a food/beverage manufacturer in the Tampa, FL area! This is a contract-to-hire opportunity. Rotating schedule 3-3-4. 6:00 PM-6:30 AM.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a HAACP regulated environment in addition to laboratory based testing.


Responsible for complying with food safety, food security, Quality, GMP's, HAACP, Allergen/Sensitizer as well as other regulations as required.

This role is cross-functional in that the technician may be expected to support batching, sanitation, and micro-biological testing as needed in addition to quality lab duties.

The technician is expected to work a fluctuating schedule as needed to support production and testing requirements. It is possible that some 12-hour days may be needed for up to 5 days at a time.

Responsible for duplicating and communicating all safety and good manufacturing practices in accordance with company policy as well as all other company policies.

Conduct full Quality audits of all manufactured processing items to ensure compliance with Cott and customer specifications. Utilization of analytical skills to ensure accuracy and reliability of all test results is required. Records of tests and audit data will be kept in a manner that can easily be read.

Perform post sanitation testing to ensure that equipment is clean and free of product and microbial contamination.

Obtain customer sample for evaluation and testing according to customer SOP sampling plans and protocol. Follow customer packaging and shipping SOP and protocol.

Cycle count inventory.

Oversee co-pack rework (i.e. inspection of cases).

The technician may be asked to prepare co-pack customer documentation.

Responsible for the completion of all quality associated documentation. This is to include but not limited to line audit checks, finished product analysis, batch testing analysis, ingredient receiving and sanitation tests.

The sampling and analysis of raw material to include incoming and outgoing tankers as required.

The technician will be responsible for maintenance of all lab equipment. This includes calibration of equipment.

The technician will audit the Production facility as required.

The technician will be required to communicate effectively to all departments with notification of existing or potential quality concerns. This will include giving direction and instructions to any of operation groups (batching, production & processing) regarding specification, or how to establish achieve and maintain specifications.

The ability to work in a fast paced environment and perform many tasks in an established time is required.

Adhere to company and department policies/procedures and safety requirements as defined.

The technician will represent the company in a positive manner at all times.

Other duties may be assigned as requested by management.

In the event of the technicians absence back-up will be accomplished through overtime by a technician from the oncoming and off-going shifts.


High School diploma or GED is preferred.

Associate degree preferred a minimum of one year related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. Person needs to have excellent communication skills and must be able to effectively communicate with all departments. Thorough working knowledge of all Batching, Bottling, Rework and Push out procedures. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. High degree of accuracy required.

Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and an attitude of ownership are a must

Able to read, write and speak English.

Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and an attitude to excel are a must.

Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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