Technician - Quality Control- Full Time/Nights

  • Company: PepsiCo
  • Posted: January 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5000174558710
Position operates equipment that blends raw materials to create beverage products to exact specifications. Position is responsible for weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients to standards. Performs routine tests to ensure resulting mixture meets specified properties and consistencies. Performs periodic sampling of products as they are being bottled/canned to ensure continuous meeting of standards including product quality, fill levels, labeling, freshness dating, and container integrity. Records test data and communicates modifications to the manufacturing process to eliminate any irregularities. May be required to periodically deep clean and sanitize blending/filling equipment and production lines. This job may require lifting/carrying cases weighing 20-45 pounds repeatedly over 10-12 hour period; and continuous standing and walking, manipulating and handling product samples while sitting.PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: * Operate and monitor production line(s) to ensure efficiency* Remove or shift materials and/or finished products to facilitate proper flow * Perform tests and use special equipment to ensure package and product quality * Operate all manufacturing equipment efficiently and safely * Clean equipment and area during and after shift * Maintain clean work area through good housekeeping practices * Follow process guidelines and expedite quality concerns to management* Work with production/maintenance as necessary* Keep daily records tests performed and results * Regular, reliable, predictable attendance

* 18 years or older
* Pass the drug test
* Pass the background check

* Experience with audit compliance (e.g., monitoring, documentation, variance explanation, etc.)
* Experience with product changeovers (e.g., CIP, flavor changes, sanitizing, setting formulas, etc.)
* Experience operating testing instruments (e.g., Carbo Qc, HPLC, Densitometers, Water Testing, etc.)
* Experience following standards of operations (SOPs) (e.g., following procedures, etc.)
* Experience calibrating instruments (e.g., making adjustments to ensure accurate measurement, etc.)
* Experience with microbiology (e.g., product sensitivity, Category 3 and Category 4 products, etc.)
* Experience with reverse osmosis/water treatment systems (e.g., permeated technology, etc.)
* Experience with cooling/ammonia systems (e.g., able to trouble shoot and maintain, etc.)
* Experience with mechanical systems (e.g., general trouble shooting, cleaning and reassembly, etc.)
* Experience with sensory testing (e.g., taste, odor, appearance vs. reference sample, etc.)
* Experience with basic chemistry (e.g., titrator, pH, dosing, graduated cylinders, mixing, etc.)
* Experience with food safety (e.g., AIB certification, operations prerequisite programs, UP lights, etc.)

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