Supply Chain Quality Control Associate

Job Description

Auto req ID: 209314BR

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Monitor activities in the plant, specifically microbiological, perform quality inspections and testing to control and assure adherence to specifications and maintain the quality and food safety standards of the products.


  • Microbiological reading, finish good / raw material / culture swab…etc
  • Microbiological plating for finish good, raw material, culture swab…etc
  • Perform laboratory solution and media preparation.
  • Perform analytical testing of ingredients and products.
  • Process and analyze paperwork for QC functions.
  • Plant water micro management
  • Low acid environmental (Listeria) program (EMP)
  • Allergen testing program
  • Micro database management
  • Pathogen Monitoring Program
  • Coordinate QTG analytical cross check program
  • Manage QTC/SILIKER microbiological efficiency test program
  • Manage raw material micro testing program
  • Microbiological conformance to GTG specification (Finish goods sample frequency, culture swab / ATP swab at pre-operational post CIP
  • Train Techs on new procedure, create SOP, one point lesson, or flow chart, QC form
  • Support QA management during audit (QSA, AIB)
  • Perform incoming inspections of carriers, ingredients and packaging materials.
  • Analyze and document analysis of materials used in manufacturing.
  • Monitor, analyze and document in-process conditions, materials and products.
  • Collect samples for microbiology testing of ingredients, products and packaging materials.
  • Audit and check production, processing and paperwork items utilizing a QC checklist.
  • Perform water sample collection and analysis for analytical results.
  • Collect samples for environmental microbiology monitoring of manufacturing areas.
  • Perform GMP audits and monitor GMP conditions.
  • Assist in complaint investigations where necessary.
  • Monitor and perform lab equipment calibrations.
  • Perform data entry.
  • Performs or assists with additional assignments as directed by QC Management.


  • High school diploma/GED with previous experience in the Quality or Microbiology Department of a food/beverage manufacturing facility OR an Associate Degree in Food Science/Microbiology
  • Mathematical aptitude and analytical skills
  • Computer literacy with Windows, Microsoft office application and other lab software
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak in one-on-one and group settings to communicate complex topics, information and specifications related to food manufacturing, food quality and food regulations

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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