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Quality Assurance Technician (2nd Shift)

Company: Califia Farms, LLC
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

WHO WE ARE: CALIFIA FARMSRooted in California, Califia Farms is on a mission to create a future where plants replace dairy, without compromise. The company creates a variety of great-tasting plant-based beverages that make the transition to eating plant-based dairy easy and delicious. Califia Farms is one of the fastest-growing, independently owned, natural beverage companies in the U.S., the UK and Australia, and is well-known for its iconic curvy bottle. Califia Farms was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in the downtown Los Angeles Arts District, with a manufacturing facility in Bakersfield, Calif. The company's culture is built around four core values: passion for purpose, insights into action, fierce interdependence, and challenger spirit.

JOB DUTIESMaintain product quality by analyzing manufacturing and engineering requirements and devising testing methods and proceduresEstablish product quality documentation by writing and implementing quality assurance procedureInteract with the leadership group, production team members, and maintenance departments to improve and maximize plant output, efficiency, quality and safetyManage Quality Control Program that ensures that product is inspected to meet acceptable safety quality standardsMaintain, achieve, and record internal quality targets and measurementsEnsure Production and other support areas of the plant are maintained to highest standards and in strict conformation to GMP standardsAchieve quality targets and ensures accurate records of quality complianceEnsures the cleanliness, sanitation and overall organization of manufacturing areasCollect and analysis samples taken from production and the fieldProvide audit support as assignedPrepare and facilitate product sensory evaluationsEnsures consistency with quality standards, practices, and policiesSupport change efforts at manufacturing plant to improve and enhance quality systemsSupport training of quality procedures throughout the plantCommunicate with production regarding productivity status and discrepancyPerform other duties assigned by Executive Management to support the departmentSafeguards and maintains company equipment and property, including Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)Ensures all areas are always kept clean Attends all company training sessions; and Other duties as assignedFollow GMP Policy - wear company issued shirt, hat, safety glasses, earplugs and hairnet in production areasAble to obtain HACCP, SQF practitioner and IBWA certification (within 1 year)Able to perform root cause analysisAble to communicate and work well with people on all levels of the organizationAble to receive, analyze and report out information efficiently

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 2-4 years -- Experience in food processingHigh School Diploma or GEDMust read, write and communicate in English.Able to lift up to 50 lbs.Able to work under pressure in a very fast paced environmentKnowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) - ability to follow laboratory SOPs.Knowledge of Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) - ability to keep proper records.Strong computer literacy - MS applications, databases.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze large amounts of data and determine deficienciesStrong attention to detail and accuracyMust be able to work in a team environmentMust be able to work up to 12-hour shift (days or nights) on a rotating scheduleMust be able to taste all foods with no aversions or allergies. -PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 5-7 years -- Experience in food processing and quality assuranceAssociate degree or B.S. Degree in related fieldHACCP CertificationKnowledge of OSHA laws and regulations -Califia Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Califia Farms is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Califia Farms, LLC, Bakersfield , Quality Assurance Technician (2nd Shift), Professions , Bakersfield, California

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