Atlanta, GA   /   Quality Lab Technician

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Job Code: 1475
Job Title: Quality Lab Technician
Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Category: Technicians

Job Description:
Summary/Objective
Under the direction of the Quality Site Leader, conduct test and analyzes, on products and raw materials to insure they meet quality standards prescribed by the company.
Essential Functions
The essential functions of this position include but may not be limited to those listed below. Sunny Delight Beverage retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time.
1. Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required.
2. Comply with Sunny Delight Beverage's policies and procedures.
3. Report immediately to your supervisor all conditions that may pose a risk to product food safety and/or quality.
4. Food Safety is Everyone's Responsibility.
5. Analyzes batch and product samples for brix, acid, color, etc.
6. Maintains and records detailed result into a computer and on data sheets.
7. Analyzes raw materials such as fruit concentrate to see that it meets required standards.
8. Performs microbiological testing of finished products.
9. Performs and provides training and auditing of QA procedures and requirements to production employees for the products they are producing.
10. Works with lab equipment and chemicals used for testing.
11. Maintains lab - cleaning, filling supplies, etc.
12. Auditing line equipment, calibration of lab equipment.
13. Report immediately to your supervisor all conditions that may pose a risk to product food safety and/or quality.
14. Provide the highest level of internal customer service.
15. Work on shop floor as required.
16. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
REQUIRED
o High School diploma or GED
o 2+ years' lab experience, preferably in the food manufacturing industry.
o Must have strong communication and leadership skills to promote quality and teamwork.
o Must have basic knowledge of computer.
o Knowledge of SPC desired.
o Must be able to use and calibrate testing equipment for raw ingredients and finished product to obtain precise, accurate measurements.
o Proven record of strong documentation skills as well as strong math skills.
o Must be able to read and follow procedures and specifications.
o Must be able to analyze and interpret data.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sunny Delight Beverages Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans & the disabled are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or national, permanent resident, refugee or asylee, or temporary resident under the legalization program of the 1986 Immigration Act. Sunny Delight Beverages Company does not offer practical training positions nor sponsor foreign citizens to obtain work visa or permanent residency (except for certain highly specialized roles such as some R&D positions requiring Doctorate degrees.)

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