The Quality Control technician is responsible for ensuring that product is within specification before and during filling by performing all required analytical test procedures . The technician is responsible for ensuring that the frozen product meets specifications as it exits the freeze tunnel. A clean work area is to be maintained by the technician.. The technician also participates in troubleshooting problems with the laboratory testing equipment. Shift work is required for this position and weekend work may be available to support overtime as required, unless a continental shifting pattern is implemented.
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Safety Training- Lockout Procedures, Electrical Safety Awareness, Emergency Response for Spills, Machine Safety and Awareness.
Able to follow GMP guidelines.
Able to locate and read MSDS sheets
Communication skills to assist other lab technicians and production associates, Communicating with management.
Knowledge of TMMCCI procedures and knowledge of WHMIS requirements in the area.
Knowledge of materials, parts, assembly requirements and quality standards.
Ability to direct and train other associates.
Ability to perform all test procedures as described in The Minute Maid Analytical Methods manual.
Sampling of products for testing and conformance to specifications for ingredients, pre-checks and finished product from the line.
Sample and inspect for conformance of packaging materials.
Microbiological sampling, plating and data interpretation of water , product, ingredients and processes.
Sample collection and packaging for shipments.
Ability to make calculations and recommendations for batch adjustments.
Cleaning, routine maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of lab test equipment and procedures.
Monitor process parameters and report issues to Supervisors and Managers.
Preparation of analytical data in a complete, precise and professional manner.
Preparation of standard solutions for wet chemistry methods.
Maintain the lab in a clean state at all times.
To follow up on problem areas and to assist to final resolution- working with all QC technicians and Production associates in a team spirit.
Technical understanding of juices and the application of Good manufacturing Practices, WHMIS, cleaning procedures and safe handling of chemicals.
Participate in CI Team (Continuous Improvement) with ideas and suggestions.
Participate and contribute to the development, implementation and on-going maintenance of The Coca-Cola Quality System (TCCQS).
Other duties, as assigned.
Must possess a graduation diploma from an accredited Community College specializing in a life science or laboratory science technician program or Bachelor of Science degree in biology, microbiology, chemistry, food science of other science discipline.
Previous experience in a laboratory environment (work or school).
Knowledge of analytical techniques, chemistry, microbiology, math and basic computer skills.
Possess strong analytical, organizational and judgement skills.
Must be able to pass certification process (upgrade to take effect upon certification).
Possess good verbal and written communication skills to follow instructions, review manuals and complete required on line documentation.
Must be able to lift heavy weights ( 20-50lbs).
Must have a satisfactory work, safety and attendance record.
Must be able to pass a Qualification Certification Process (QCP). Testing will involve verbal, written and hands-on operation of equipment and machinery.
Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry covers such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.
At Coca-Cola Ltd. (Canada) you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.
No relocation offered for that position
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