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QA Tech I 2nd Shift

Quality Assurance

 

Location: Birmingham 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: Second 

 

OUR COMPANY:

Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Compensation:

$17.67/hour

Why Join Us?

Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities, on-the-job training, as well as a full suite of benefits beginning on your first day for eligible employees, including:

  • Profit Sharing and 401k Matching (after eligibility criteria is met)
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Medical & Prescription Coverage
  • Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Basic and Supplemental (AD&D) Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Position Summary:

Join our team as a regular full-time employee, get paid weekly, work a set schedule with opportunities for overtime and receive on-the-job training. Ventura Foods offers competitive wages, a full suite of benefits (beginning on your first day), as well as employee appreciation events. QA Technicians are critical to growing business sucess and helping our customers delight their customers by ensuring we provide quality products. In this job, under direct supervision, you will perform a variety of routine laboratory tests or other laboratory work to help provide top quality and safe products that meet customer requirements and specifications. Assist plant operations personnel with quality and processing questions.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision, perform a variety of routine laboratory tests or other laboratory work to help provide top quality and safe products that meet customer requirements and specifications. Assist plant operations personnel with quality and processing questions.

Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • 1 year of experience
  • Manufacturing lab environment experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Chemistry training  
  • Good math, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and be a self-starter
  • Excellent teamwork and good interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact well with others at all levels

 

Physical Demands:

Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.  Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance.  Additional demands may be required.

 

Work Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed.  May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.

 

Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, Chef, Culinary, Quality, Technology, Hospitality

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