Quality Tech in Valencia, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Valencia, CA
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an excellent permanent opportunity for a Quality Technician ll in Valencia, CA. Prefer candidates who have experience in the food industry. Great company with awesome culture and benefits. Responsibilities of the QC Technician II include implementing and recording various testing methodology within the laboratory. Monitor plant cleaning activities by conducting regular swabbing of production equipment. This position is responsible for the quality, safety, and compliance, of the laboratory operations as well as the timely release of test results. Apply today to sweslader@volt.com

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Direct and implement various analytical tests on incoming samples of raw materials (RM), product components (Intermediates), and Finished Products to assure the Quality of the component. These include but are not limited to:

• Logging samples into the Sample Data Base.

• Performing analytical tests using the following testing equipment and recording results:

• Gas Chromatogram – Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) and GC-FID

• Turbidimeter (Turbidity)

• Analytical Testing for CA QC / Regulatory (i.e. FTIR, ABV / shelf life extensions for items located in OH).

• OH R&D Analytical testing.

• Conduct small scale taste test among flavorists to compare incoming sample to a prior batch or lot.

• Compare test results with specification ranges to determine batch to batch consistency of the product.

• Communicate issues to Quality and / or Production Manager, assist in solving batch-specific problems.

• Perform daily temp check on Cold Box and daily calibration checks of lab equipment, and some basic maintenance of the lab equipment.

• Monitor plant cleaning activities by conducting Allergen testing, and other environmental microbial and pathogen swabbing.

• Review production schedule to find or order retain samples for batch comparison.

• Order supplies and reagents.

• Organization and cataloguing of retain library.

• Create transmittals and associated sample request forms and labels for outside testing, gather / prepare these for shipment.

• Retrieve and send documents related to Internal RM / Intermediate transfers.

• Report food safety issues to the Quality or Production Manager, or Director of Quality.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software, Internet

Software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.