Quality Execution Floor Technician - 3rd Shift

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Job Description: 


This position requires responsibility for accurately testing all samples pertaining to in-process monitoring and final product analysis for adjustments by production and the determination or disposition of all products.



  • Test all performance procedures for each product code, monitoring finished weights, packaging tare weights, melts, fines, and oversize cut quality, compaction, scale accuracy, finished product coding and package integrity.
  • Advise appropriate management personnel about specification conditions, recommending corrective measures, and when necessary, placing product on hold.
  • Obtain, pack and ship samples as specified while maintaining accurate records.
  • Ensure product is free of extraneous through periodic process checks and record keeping, including monitoring GMP’s and proper metal detector checks.
  • Represent Allendale Quality Execution during Corporate, regional, customer, or regulatory visits.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner while observing all SOP and GMP guidelines


  • Test in-process cheese production, vat sets, drip samples, cream, whey liquid and whey powder.  Test sample finish cheese, process cheese, ingredients, milk, and cheese for chemical analysis.
  • Perform routine testing and control programs to monitor equipment procedures to verify function accuracy, alerting appropriate personnel to discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate, concise and detailed records of all results and data.  Report out of specification conditions to Quality Execution management.
  • Participate in split sample programs to assure consistency between technicians, Regional, Corporate and State certification testing.
  • Adhere to safety procedures and practices through the handling of flammables, caustics and corrosive chemicals.
  • Interact with Production and Warehouse personnel for samples and communicate results.



  • Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with high degree of accuracy
  • Able to read, write, and perform intermediate mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs. at waist level (39") monthly
  • Must be able to climb stairs hourly


  • Prior food industry lab experience
  • Prior quality control experience
  • Science background
  • Familiarity with SAP or other manufacturing software system working with touch screens
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with high degree of accuracy
  • Basic understanding of chemicals
  • Ability to obtain state certification if operating in the Milk Lab

If an offer of employment is extended, it will be contingent on passing a criminal background check, a hair follicle drug screen, a physical abilities check and reference checks.

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained @ www.psychemedics.com

Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran


Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.