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Quality Assurance Technicians

Lackawanna, NY 14218

Posted: 04/02/2024 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $20-22/hr

Job Description

International sugar refinery and distribution facility in Buffalo, NY looking for QA Technicians!!

12 hour shift 6pm-6am rotating days. Both day and overnight shifts available

Pay varies based on experience - Up to $23/hr to start

Please respond with resume for immediate consideration!!


-Perform routine analysis on raw materials, in process and final products to ensure that finished products meet required specifications prior to releasing shipments

-Conduct product release procedures and generate Certificates of Analysis

-Perform calibration of lab equipment

-Perform plant wide monitoring activities to ensure compliance with good manufacturing practices, safety, food safety and quality assurance practices

-Maintain proper documentation in all formats of record keeping in a legible manner

-Report concise and professional communication in all forms; verbal, written and electronically


Job Requirements


-A science-related 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Food Quality Assurance/ Food Safety is preferred.

-Minimum of 1 year experience at plant level QA is preferred

-Formal HACCP, BRC/SQF Training, FSMA/FSVP/PCQI Training is preferred

-Good knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices, 21 CFR Part 117, understanding of all applicable regulatory requirements (Federal, State, Local)

-Good understanding of quality testing within the food and beverage industry, including analytical, microbiological, and sensory evaluation. Must possess a basic knowledge of chemical and microbiological analysis and basic math.

-Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make effective decisions

-Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs

-Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

-Skill in organization and prioritization, attention to detail

-Strong team player and leader by example

-Must be able to communicate ideas verbally and in writing, be a self-starter and handle challenging situations

-Must possess a working knowledge of computers and business software such as Microsoft Office

-Experience in the sugar or sweeteners industry is preferred but not mandatory

Meet Your Recruiter

Eric Gunderson
Recruiting Coordinator

Eric received his undergraduate degree from University at Buffalo before beginning his career in the staffing industry. After two years of recruiting experience in the Rochester area, he joined the Kenmore branch of APS and has been in this role for over a year. Eric is a Certified Staffing Professional who specializes in the recruitment and placement of individuals within skilled trades, manufacturing, industrial, and administrative roles for a wide variety of companies in Western NY. His prior experience in landscaping, skilled trades, and heavy labor allows him to identify with applicants and potential candidates in order to match them up best with opportunities for our clients. Timeliness and feedback are very essential for speed to market recruitment, and this is something that Eric pushes for on a daily basis for both applicants and clients.
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