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Quality Technician 1st shift

About the Company...

The Sugar Foods Corporation is a privately owned company with production facilities in Georgia, California, Massachusetts, and Mexico. Our products are sold and distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada. Sugar Foods manufactures and packages croutons, tortilla chips, crispy toppings, as well as cheese-based toppings. Additionally, Sugar Foods packages a variety of items including sugar, sweeteners, powdered creamer, and dried fruits and nuts.

The Sugar Foods Way

At Sugar Foods, the Customer is King, and our team is our Family. The vision of Sugar Foods is for our products to be on every plate and in every cup. We continue to grow our business and adapt to changing business conditions to consistently provide value to our customers, our associates, and our community, by adhering to high standards of quality and safety and always acting in a respectful and responsible manner.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: To ensure through analytical and organoleptic testing of all finished products and

physical audits, that product specifications are met to produce a wholesome and desirable product which conforms to customer specifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Reads and accurately interprets daily production samples
• Prepares customer and lab samples. Retained sample analysis of previous day’s production
• Conducts daily product in house cutting and cook off evaluation
• Calibrates and operates all testing equipment
• Conducts salt, moisture, spice analysis, inspects and analyzes incoming raw materials, in process blends and finish product produced
• Sends monthly target sample to customer as requested
• Verifies all packaging attributes
• Conducts pre-operational swabbing for all equipment
• Maintains all QA files and retains samples
• Relieve production employees as needed
• Must always keep work area clean and work in a safe and accident-free manner
• Adheres to company policies, procedures, GMP/SOP’s, Code of Safe Practices, and Lockout/Tagout/ Blockout Procedures.
• Maintains a quality-oriented attitude in the workplace
• Works effectively with workers in a constructive and positive manner
• Listens to and objectively considers ideas, and suggestions from others

Qualification and Experience:
• Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Be able to communicate effectively with Q.A. Manager.
• Help the Q.A. Manager in sampling of special cases for proper determination of defect and the disposition.
• 1 year experience in QA and laboratory environment preferable.
• Must be able to complete QA paperwork accurately.
• Work in an industrial environment, and handle nontoxic food products.
• Excellent written, laboratory, and communication skills required
• Able to use scientific calculator.
• Able to wear all required safety equipment.
• Ability to work on a regular and reliable basis and work overtime as weekends as needed.
• Assist QA Manager where necessary in research and development.
• Must be computer proficient i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and willing to learn ERP & QAD.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT (required to perform essential duties and responsibilities):

Must be safety conscious and possess the understanding of safety rules and be aware of safe and unsafe conditions.
• Knowledge of laboratory test equipment.
• Ability to make decisions concerning work problems not covered by specific procedures, rules, and precedents.
• Ability to interface with Production employees.
• Must be able to bend, lift, stoop and move in a safe and alert manner.
• Must be capable of standing/walking 100%
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds on occasion

U.S. Employment: If you have any difficulty using our on-line system, you may use the alternative method described below to contact someone about your interest in employment at Sugar Foods Corporation. Please reference this statement and job reference you are applying for when contacting us. Tel: 678-952-7051.

Sugar Foods Corporation is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. "Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Villa Rica GA USA

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