About the Quality Technician position

The Quality Technician performs routine inspections of company products using various testing methods and equipment consistently. The Quality Technician is responsible for responsible for ensuring that the products and materials received, made, and shipped meet company and customer quality specifications and standards.

Quality Technician responsibilities are:

  • Report for assigned shift in a timely manner, in appropriate attire.
  • Adherence to Garner Foods policies, FDA, GMP, SQF, HACCP and other applicable regulations.
  • Set up and operate laboratory equipment in a safe, efficient, and productive manner according to Garner Foods and customer specifications.
  • Monitor audit and report on incoming products and materials, testing to ensure quality.
  • Monitor and adjust product weights, pasteurizer, retorts, and clock charts on the production lines.
  • Complete required documentation including production and quality assurance logs.
  • Validate product information is correct, and check/report any defects.
  • Modify/adjust formulas to maintain product specifications and document changes.
  • Adjust Raw Material inventory per production line usage.
  • Use computer system to enter information, print paperwork, access orders, read and understand customer specification, and set-up assigned equipment accordingly.
  • Keep the workplace neat, clean, and sanitary in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues with equipment.
  • Assure all quality checks have been performed, and product meets all customer specifications.
  • Follow established safety rules and report deficiencies found.

Quality Technician requirements are:

  • Associates degree or three (3) years of equivalent experience in Quality Assurance, required.
  • Prior manufacturing experience, Food and or beverage industry preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GMP, FDA, SQF, HACCP regulations and requirements, preferred.
  • Ability to work in wet non-climate-controlled environment.
  • Strong commitment to safety, customers, quality, and productivity is required.
  • Ability to stand/walk/bend/kneel /crouch/climb (when necessary) for duration of shift assigned.
  • Able to read, write, and follow verbal/written procedures, including computer based.
  • Strong attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, weekends, if necessary.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, hearing protection, hairnets, beard nets (if applicable), gloves, and steel toe shoes correctly.

TW Garner Food Company is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. To the extent applicable, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a), and 61-300.10. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified veterans and individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.