Department: Operations

Position:
Quality Control Lab Assistant
Reporting To:
QC Manager
Location:
Yuba City, CA
Description:
JOB SUMMARY:
Under direction of a Quality Control Manager, Dept. Lead and/or Floor Leader, responsible for routine line tests and a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests to ensure product quality. Utilizes math skills and communication ability to write formulas, document, summarize, and transmit information to appropriate supervisors and line leaders.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Responsible for the timely collection, preparation and analysis of various dried fruit and juice samples utilizing different analytical procedures and operating various types of laboratory equipment to characterize product quality.
Quantifies and isolates product out of specification and follows up with proper hold procedures.
Responsible for timely and effective communication of unfavorable product status to appropriate Quality Control and Production Supervisors and line leaders
Accountable for accurate and timely recording of all written Quality Control records relating to quality on the production lines and in the laboratory.
Performs daily sanitation inspection and advises supervisors of any situations that could jeopardize product quality.
Adjusts, standardizes, calibrates, and operates laboratory equipment.
Works safely with laboratory equipment and chemicals in performing routine test procedures
Keeps laboratories, equipment and glassware organized and clean; keep work station clean and orderly using common cleaning equipment.
Prepares and standardizes reagents and refills containers in the laboratory.
Performs "cut-out" inspections of finished products from Sunsweet co-packers and generates information upon which quality review decisions are based.
Checks product versus specification and records results on DCR.
Checks package weights and records results on weight control sheet and scale weight report.
Checks containers versus specification and records results on condition of container form.
Tests and documents results of CCP tests/challenges
Prepares collects and tests samples from products as directed.
Requirements:
SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must pass math skills test for Quality Control Lab Assistants.
Must pass pre-employment, post-offer battery of physical and drug tests.
Must be able to work overtime if required.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and communicate.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have a completed resume in www.northcentralworks.com to apply for this position. For more information regarding the application process, please contact: Sutter County One Stop, Job Central @ (530) 822-5120 ext. 3068.


For more information, or to apply for this position, please send your resume to: jobs@sunsweet.com.


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