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Quality Technician - Off Shift

Quality Technician - Off Shift

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

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:

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 Tracking/Trending of Behavior Based Quality Program
Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
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
Ensures correct recording of laboratory and quality records in compliance with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme, including storage and retrieval of records
Supports Operations in attaining the Nestlé Quality Standards
Follow 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

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field preferred or equivalent experience
Preferably 1-3 years manufacturing QA/QC and/or laboratory experience in food industry
Knowledge of continuous improvement
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

Requisition ID

176743 

 

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.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

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:

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 Tracking/Trending of Behavior Based Quality Program
Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
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
Ensures correct recording of laboratory and quality records in compliance with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme, including storage and retrieval of records
Supports Operations in attaining the Nestlé Quality Standards
Follow 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

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field preferred or equivalent experience
Preferably 1-3 years manufacturing QA/QC and/or laboratory experience in food industry
Knowledge of continuous improvement
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

Requisition ID

176743 

 

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.

 

 

Medford, WI, US, 54451

Medford, WI, US, 54451


Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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