Quality Technologist
Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation - Amsterdam, NY

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Reporting to the QC Manager, the Quality Technologist will provide testing and quality services and support to laboratory, factory floor quality control, co-packed products and R&D projects. Incumbent will work to improve testing and reporting processes.

Job Functions and Responsibilities
  • Analytical testing and reporting of raw materials, finished goods, customer complaints.
  • Testing and reporting of subjects related to R&D projects and other special projects
  • Develop and improve lab methodology and reporting system
  • Organize lab data and issue lab KPIs.
  • Assist factory floor quality control activists when needed.
  • Engage in special projects and cross-functional teams
  • Document, maintain, and improve standard laboratory procedures (methods), and provide training to others as necessary on these methods.
  • Carry out laboratory analyses including microbiological, physical and chemical testing
  • Effectively communicate with Procurement and Operations Planning regarding release status, sample requirements, new material items/sources, and vendor compliance to specifications
  • Monitor receiving information to ensure lot identification, and that receiving programs are compliant with documented procedures

Basic Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree (or Associates Degree with at least 10 years food lab experience) with a major in chemistry, biology, laboratory technology or food science.
· Experience: Minimum of 5 years hands on laboratory experience in the Food Industry.
· Strong organizational skills
· SAP skills to block/release and monitor needs are desirable

Eligibility Requirements
· You must be 18 years or older
· You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
· You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
· You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Beech-Nut Nutrition Company will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sec, national origin and veteran or disability status