Quality Control (QC) Auditor-Line - 2nd shift

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Job Description: 

Welcome To KanPak® in Penn Yan, New York – Your Complete Beverage, Yogurt and Dessert Partner!

KanPak® is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of the very best beverage, yogurt and dessert solutions. Aseptic technology is at the heart of many products we create, allowing all KanPak® products to ship and store without refrigeration for up to 12 months, but it’s our state-of-the-art beverage manufacturing capabilities and exceptional customer service that really set us apart from competitors. 

Coffee beverages, creamers, yogurt, frozen desserts, and specialty beverages – no matter what kind of product you’re looking for, we can deliver. Our aseptic processing and packaging makes our solutions more convenient, efficient and environmentally friendly.

We are seeking an energetic, skilled Line QC (Quality Control) for our facility in Penn Yan, NY.

HOURS:  40+ hours per week (5-6 days per week) may include weekends.

PAY:  starting $12.25 for 2nd shift.

JOB SUMMARY:

Our Line QC staff perform initial line clearances for beginning of production on either aseptic product lines or yogurt lines.   

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow proper GMP and Safety rules at all times.
  • Perform in process quality checks for weight control, brix, seal integrity, code accuracy and legibility
  • Perform in -process sensory analysis for each change of condition (i.e. new product, lot, or batch)
  • Communicate product specification deviations promptly to QC Tech and/or Lab Tech and Production Lead and/or Supervisor
  • Inspection of raw materials/packaging for quality deviations (report non-conforming materials to Supervisor and Inventory Control)
  • Ensure proper collection of lab samples for each production
  • Assist QC Techs and Lab Techs with other tasks as needed
  • Perform initial line clearances for beginning of production on either both aseptic lines or both yogurt lines
  • Perform in process quality checks for weight control, brix, seal integrity, code accuracy and legibility
  • Perform in -process sensory analysis for each change of condition (i.e. new product, lot, or batch)

Skills & Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge and experience of Aseptic Operation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff members.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate's/Bachelor's degree in food science or related field is highly preferred. High School / GED required
  • 2-3 years’ experience or equivalent employment preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Working extended periods of time standing
  • Excellent communication skills and working as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work various shifts and extended work days

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

KanPak, LLC encourages diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Applicants only; No Recruiters please.

KanPak, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. KanPak will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

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