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Factory Microlab Quality Technician - (2nd Shift)

Factory Microlab Quality Technician - (2nd Shift)

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The QA Technician’s primary responsibilities will include raw material and packaging inspections, monitoring of in-process inspections and finished goods documentation review and/or performs a variety of standard microbiological, chemical and physical or sensory testing and assays.  Responsibilities will also include maintaining logs and data records associated with job function (e.g. non-conforming materials, corrective action log, hold logs, net content files, etc.).

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
OPERATIONAL TASKS
    Floor Support
-    Supports investigations on improvement projects (e.g. holds, consumer complaints), helps to identify root causes, and helps to identify corrective actions and monitors for effectiveness.
-    Execute required tests on incoming ingredients and packaging  according to QMS (Quality Monitoring Scheme)
-    Perform verification on finished goods documentation to ensure that each finished good lot meets positive release criteria.
-    Support training for line operators to ensure process checks are accurate and timely as stated in QMS.
-    Retain finished good samples and set up sensory panel daily.
-    Hold "Out of specification" material.  Communicate with supervisors
-    Utilize net contents software/hardware to obtain net content information to release finished goods as well as assist operators with the use of net contents equipment.
-    Calibrate lab equipment such as pH meter, moisture analyzers, refractometer, scales, etc according to ICP (internal control plan).
-    Support execution of GMPs throughout the plant and follow safety rules and procedures. 
-    Results recording for net contents, sensory, HACCP and SSOP
-    Assist in Intelex Document Control System, record retention program and management of  Recipe/Formula/Deviation database and distribution
-    Support Management of Change Process
-    Support Tracking/Trending of Behavior Based Quality Program
Laboratory
-    Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
-    Organizes laboratory records and files, summarizes data, and prepares and interprets reports for use by management. Ensures compliance to procedures and work instructions
-    Supports laboratory activities to ensure that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in laboratory and other analytical areas.
-    Responsible for daily/weekly plating, reading, release/holds, swabbing, calibration, sample collection, Internal Control Plan, sample preparations, etc..
-    Supports the administration, training, and execution of off- and on-line sensory, and test methods.
-    Supports laboratory compliance (Calibration, equipment testing, etc.) to FSSC 22000 and Nestlé requirements
-    Supports continuous improvement of Quality metrics/KPI’s in the lab.
-    Ensures correct recording of laboratory and quality records in compliance with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme (QMS), including storage and retrieval of records.
-    Supports Operations in attaining the Nestlé Quality Standards (QMS, NGMP, Manufacturing Instructions, etc.).

QUALITY
-    Employee shall follow and carry out company policy on all required GMP, quality and food safety requirements and escalate quality or food safety findings or incidents.
-    Ensures that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in designated areas.
-    Supports the compliance for FSSC 22000 while supporting continuous improvement for Quality metrics/KPI’s in their area of responsibility.
-    Supports Improvement initiatives (e.g. complaints, holds) with Factory.

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL
-    Ensures compliance with all regulatory and Nestlé guidelines pertaining to safety, health, and environmental.
-    To be part of the culture change towards behavioral safety improvement.

NESTLÉ CONTINUOUS EXCELLENCE
-    Supports key Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) initiatives.

Other duties as assigned by manager.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field preferred or equivalent experience in lieu of a degree

 

EXPERIENCE:
-    Preferably 1-3 years manufacturing QA/QC and/or laboratory experience,

-    Food/beverage industry experience, preferred 
-    Knowledge of continuous improvement.

 

SKILLS:
-    Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
-    Strong attention to detail.
-    Must be able to handle multiple assignments.
-    Must be precise and accurate, well organized worker.
-    Must be able to perform in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
-    Good mathematical (basic statistical skills highly desirable), problem-solving and analytical skills.
-    Proficiency with computer systems, personal computers, spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office, etc.) and mainframe system with custom applications preferred.

 

REQUISITION ID:

200690 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The QA Technician’s primary responsibilities will include raw material and packaging inspections, monitoring of in-process inspections and finished goods documentation review and/or performs a variety of standard microbiological, chemical and physical or sensory testing and assays.  Responsibilities will also include maintaining logs and data records associated with job function (e.g. non-conforming materials, corrective action log, hold logs, net content files, etc.).

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
OPERATIONAL TASKS
    Floor Support
-    Supports investigations on improvement projects (e.g. holds, consumer complaints), helps to identify root causes, and helps to identify corrective actions and monitors for effectiveness.
-    Execute required tests on incoming ingredients and packaging  according to QMS (Quality Monitoring Scheme)
-    Perform verification on finished goods documentation to ensure that each finished good lot meets positive release criteria.
-    Support training for line operators to ensure process checks are accurate and timely as stated in QMS.
-    Retain finished good samples and set up sensory panel daily.
-    Hold "Out of specification" material.  Communicate with supervisors
-    Utilize net contents software/hardware to obtain net content information to release finished goods as well as assist operators with the use of net contents equipment.
-    Calibrate lab equipment such as pH meter, moisture analyzers, refractometer, scales, etc according to ICP (internal control plan).
-    Support execution of GMPs throughout the plant and follow safety rules and procedures. 
-    Results recording for net contents, sensory, HACCP and SSOP
-    Assist in Intelex Document Control System, record retention program and management of  Recipe/Formula/Deviation database and distribution
-    Support Management of Change Process
-    Support Tracking/Trending of Behavior Based Quality Program
Laboratory
-    Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
-    Organizes laboratory records and files, summarizes data, and prepares and interprets reports for use by management. Ensures compliance to procedures and work instructions
-    Supports laboratory activities to ensure that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in laboratory and other analytical areas.
-    Responsible for daily/weekly plating, reading, release/holds, swabbing, calibration, sample collection, Internal Control Plan, sample preparations, etc..
-    Supports the administration, training, and execution of off- and on-line sensory, and test methods.
-    Supports laboratory compliance (Calibration, equipment testing, etc.) to FSSC 22000 and Nestlé requirements
-    Supports continuous improvement of Quality metrics/KPI’s in the lab.
-    Ensures correct recording of laboratory and quality records in compliance with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme (QMS), including storage and retrieval of records.
-    Supports Operations in attaining the Nestlé Quality Standards (QMS, NGMP, Manufacturing Instructions, etc.).

QUALITY
-    Employee shall follow and carry out company policy on all required GMP, quality and food safety requirements and escalate quality or food safety findings or incidents.
-    Ensures that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in designated areas.
-    Supports the compliance for FSSC 22000 while supporting continuous improvement for Quality metrics/KPI’s in their area of responsibility.
-    Supports Improvement initiatives (e.g. complaints, holds) with Factory.

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL
-    Ensures compliance with all regulatory and Nestlé guidelines pertaining to safety, health, and environmental.
-    To be part of the culture change towards behavioral safety improvement.

NESTLÉ CONTINUOUS EXCELLENCE
-    Supports key Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) initiatives.

Other duties as assigned by manager.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field preferred or equivalent experience in lieu of a degree

 

EXPERIENCE:
-    Preferably 1-3 years manufacturing QA/QC and/or laboratory experience,

-    Food/beverage industry experience, preferred 
-    Knowledge of continuous improvement.

 

SKILLS:
-    Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
-    Strong attention to detail.
-    Must be able to handle multiple assignments.
-    Must be precise and accurate, well organized worker.
-    Must be able to perform in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
-    Good mathematical (basic statistical skills highly desirable), problem-solving and analytical skills.
-    Proficiency with computer systems, personal computers, spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office, etc.) and mainframe system with custom applications preferred.

 

REQUISITION ID:

200690 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Chicago, IL, US, 60623

Chicago, IL, US, 60623


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