Quality Control Technician




Position Overview:

This candidate will be working in the quality department for a local flavor company. The company makes the flavoring for a variety of different coffee and tea products, as well as flavorings for other common beverages. They will be tasked with completing wet bench testing for incoming raw materials (pH, viscosity, bricks, density, titrations, etc.). they will also perform tests on finished goods and will work closely with production to perform package inspections, perform routine quality checks around the facility, and sign off before products are distributed.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

• Perform daily testing of all raw materials, intermediates, and finished products. Ensure that the products are tested in accordance with established SOPs.

• Responsible for assuring product conformance to specifications

• Product testing includes: sensory, refractive index, brix, pH, turbidity, HPLC/GC, particle size testing, colorimetry, viscosity, density, water activity, manual titration, and other testing as assigned

• Able to analyze data and produce detailed reports noting relevant specification information

• Able to take microbial samples and maintain a sterile/clean environment throughout the process.

• Responsible for sampling incoming raw materials for analysis, including lifting 50lbs repeatedly.

• Perform daily testing of all raw materials, intermediates, and finished products. Ensure that the products are tested in accordance with established SOPs and within specification

• Responsible for creating COAs, preparing micro samples, calibrating laboratory equipment, and maintaining production and quality records to ensure compliance

• File raw material / finished product retains and records

• Exhibit professional appearance and demeanor while maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment


Quality control, Laboratory, Biology, Chemistry, Qc, Gmp, Wet chemistry, Titration, bricks testing, pH, density testing, sensory testing, HPLC, Food quality, raw material testing, in process analysis, finished product testing, Food safety, Food science, Troubleshooting

Top Skills Details:

Quality control,Laboratory,Biology,Chemistry,Qc

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Additional Skills & Qualifications


• Bachelor of Science in a related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Food Science

• Experience with QC related instruments such as pH meters, refractometer, densitometer, colorimeter, GC, water activity meter, and turbidimeter.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

• Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret information

Preferred Qualifications:

• 6 months – 1 year of prior lab experience is heavily preferred.

• Previous flavor industry experience.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

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