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Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician


Posted Friday, July 7, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003888636

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West Dundee, IL
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The Quality Assurance Laboratory Tech II assists in ensuring food safety and quality standards are met. They are responsible for overseeing the product testing performed by the Quality Assurance Lab and the creation and distribution of Certificates of Analysis for outgoing shipments.


  • Quality Programs and Compliance:
  • Ensure compliance of quality requirements in relation to certifications, customer, state and federal standards
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing & Laboratory practices, programs and policies
  • Responsible for the creation and distribution of Certificates of Analysis for outgoing shipments
  • Data entry, record review and record keeping duties as required per laboratory SOP’s
  • Oversee the daily testing of product to ensure parameters meet current specifications. Perform routine chemical analysis on raw material and finished product including pH, moisture, salt and fat testing per the current specification as needed.
  • Assist with product sampling, inspection, testing and other duties required to support the site’s hold and release program
  • Provide feedback to managers and production team when quality related discrepancies, violations or other issues that occur and need to be resolved
  • Assist in the site’s weekly Taste and Review program including the gathering of production samples, product specifications and sensory evaluation forms
  • Oversee the laboratory proficiency testing program to ensure understanding and compliance of laboratory and department SOP’s
  • Audit Support:
  • Support Quality Management during facility visits, audits and inspections
  • Retrieve documentation and records, track down needed individuals and any other information or people as requested during the audit process
  • Training:
  • Engage all employees in Good Manufacturing Practices.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS degree in the Sciences

Experience Level:

Entry Level

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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