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Elmer Chocolate is seeking a highly motivated and reliable Quality Assurance Lab Technician to work in our state of the art chocolates manufacturing facility. You will be responsible for performing and recording the required food safety / quality inspections in the plant in accordance with facility policies, procedures as directed.
Since 1855, Elmer Chocolate has been a leading candy and snack manufacturer in the Gulf South. Originally known for Heavenly Hash® and Gold Brick®, today the family-owned business is recognized as the second largest heart box chocolates manufacturer in the USA.
Quality Assurance Lab Technician
(Monday to Thursday, Day Shift 5:00am to 3:00pm)
- Responsible for safety and cleanliness of lab and all materials, containers, and equipment used.
- Accurate weighing & recording work in process and finished goods based on sampling schedule.
- Checking scales throughout the plant for accuracy and correct weight, as required
- Checking all metal detectors and allergen labeling as required.
- Follow GMP's policies and procedures to ensure the production of safe and quality product.
- Additional duties as assigned by the QA Manager.
- High School education or GED.
- Basic food safety and food quality knowledge.
- Past experience in a chocolate or candy manufacturing preferred.
- Reading, interpreting signs and short correspondence, and memos.
- Ability to run reports and accurately complete appropriate & necessary paperwork.
- Basic math skills, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in all units of measure. Must be able to convert from different units of measure, i.e. US Standard to metric, conversion of units within same system, i.e. lbs. to oz., grams to kilos, etc.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
- Ability to handle problems involving simple mechanical issues.
- Must be capable of sitting or standing or walking for twelve hours with no limitations on "normal" bending, lifting, climbing stairs, or stooping.
- Pass drug screen.
What Elmer Chocolate Offers:
- Competitive wage
- Medical Benefits
- Paid vacation
- Full time
- Overtime available