Ventura Foods Quality Assurance Technician in Albert Lea, Minnesota
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TitleQuality Assurance Technician
EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
LocationAlbert Lea, MN Plant
About the OrganizationVentura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.
DescriptionVENTURA FOODS, LLC, a rapidly growing oil processor and manufacturer of margarines located in southern Minnesota, seeks a Quality Assurance Technician. Job duties will include routine testing of incoming product and analysis using established methods ensuring it meets specified quality levels. Prepare labs, perform calibrations, complete and audit paperwork, and perform weight control line audits on our 2nd shift.
Position RequirementsThe successful candidate will possess knowledge of chemistry, microbiological testing, and chemical safety is a plus. The must be proficient in use of MS Word and Excel; possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; and display strong organizational skills. Must be able to work independently, able to successfully prioritize multiple tasks, and demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment. A two-year degree in food science or equivalent work experience is preferred.
Physical Activity/Work Environment may include prolonged standing/walking, pushing/pulling/lifting over 50 lbs. and exposure to testing chemicals, noise, and slippery conditions.
This position is currently accepting applications.
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