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QC Technician III

Department: Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Location: Los Banos, CA


QC Technician III performs the following tasks: 

  • Monitor and document the quality variables of the production lines through visual inspection and on-line measurements;
  • Correctly identify process variation and Out of Specification conditions,
  • Advises appropriate personnel and documents corrections in a timely manner;
  • Accurately follows written procedures in the testing of food products,
  • Takes direction from the QA Manager, QC Supervisor or Director of QA/QC to assure that procedures are followed;
  • Maintain the retained finished product samples inventory
  • Assists in Special Projects as directed by QA Manager, QC Supervisor or Director of QA/QC
  • Performs other duties as needed
  • Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.


                              % OF

ITEM                     TIME         JOB FUNCTIONS


1.                           80%           QC testing, visual code inspections, net weights, temperature checks, metal detector checks and finished product appearance.  Interaction with production personnel.

2.                           5%             Special Projects

3.                           5%             Maintain Retained samples

4.                           5%             Calibration of scales and thermometers

5.                           5%             Perform additional duties as required or assigned by QA Manager

            TOTAL      100%



Internal Contacts:

            Director of QA/QC, QA Manager, QC Supervisor, QC personnel, production personnel.


External Contacts:



Education Level and Focus:

            Minimum high school diploma


Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Up to 1 year food processing quality control lab experience



Interpersonal and Communication:

            Requires strong oral and written communication skills.  Have the ability to work independently, convey technical applications to others and exercise good judgment.


Technical and Analytical:

            Requires good organizational skills and the ability to perform required tests.  Requires computer knowledge in order to input data and verification accuracy using MS Excel.


Administrative and Operations:

            Must be reliable, punctual, and exercise good safety habits


Physical Demands:

            Requires walking, standing, the ability to handle repetitive lifting and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs, sitting, bending, and climbing up and down stairs


Work Environment:

            Exposed to some chemical fumes, flammable liquids, extreme hot/cold and humid temperature, high noise levels, wet floors.  First and/or second shift work is required.


Special Equipment Used:

            Various laboratory equipment includes but is not limited to balance scales, metal detection cards, and thermometers.

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