Quality Control Technician

Summit, IL 60501

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Quality Inspection Job Number: Rd278595316 Compensation: $42000-57000 / year

Job Description

Title: Quality Technician

Location: Summit, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • Performs routine and non-routine tests on in-process samples, finished product, ingredients, and manufacturing supplies. Maintains, troubleshoots and does minor repairs on laboratory apparatus. Inputs data in computer for a variety of reports.

Job Duties:
  • Performs routine and non-routine tests on in-process samples, finished product, ingredients and manufacturing supplies.
  • Performs special tests and projects related to the operation as required.
  • Uses, maintains, troubleshoots and does minor repairs on standard laboratory apparatus for performing routine and non-routine analyses. Observes Good Laboratory Practices when performing analyses.
  • Compares test results and disseminates information as required.
  • Enters data in to computer for the purpose of maintaining a permanent record of all finished analyses, out-of-specification reports, and end-of-the-month reports.
  • Compares test results with current specifications and advises supervisory and production personnel of problems and/or out-of-code situations. Makes recommendations as to the cause and resolution of problems.
  • Evaluates results and independently ensure accuracy before alerting supervisory or production personnel.
  • Works with production on solutions to problems, including audit of quality performance by operators.
  • Maintains high standard of cleanliness and housekeeping in the laboratory work area.
  • Involved in various activities with food safety.
  • This position is also responsible for food safety and quality. Provides support to the plant's GMP, and Food Safety programs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • 2-4 years experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience with production processes and procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of QC and QA processes. Some experience in laboratory equipment.
  • Windows and Microsoft suite products. Working knowledge in other software programs is desirable including SAP.
  • Certifications in GFSI, FSMA, or HAACP are helpful but not required.
  • Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures, Reports potentially unsafe conditions, and Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Initiative volunteers readily, Seek increased responsibilities, and ask for and offer help when needed. Ability to manage multiple priorities to achieve needed results.
  • Judgment Exhibits sound and accurate judgment, Including appropriate people in the decision-making process.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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