**Quality Control Technician (Modesto, CA)**
We are proud to offer an exciting Temporary Opportunity to work
as a QC Technician at a winery in Modesto, CA.
Long-term Temp Opportunity.
Work Schedule: 11am to 7pm, Monday - Friday and weekends and OT
will be required as needed. ?
Pay Rate is $19.64/hour
Performs quality assurance testing of raw materials, incoming,
in process, and finished goods in accordance with established
procedures using quality control laboratory equipment. Determines
acceptance of materials and products, provides descriptive
statistics of the quality of product and initiate corrective
actions with operations. Understands manufacturing processes to
provide proper guidance for corrective actions. Updates and
maintains standard operating procedures. Maintains Quality Lab
supplies and equipment, follows calibration and preventive
maintenance programs. Works with all departments as needed using
SPC methods to continuously improve Quality Department processes
+ Displays the importance of safety.
+ Demonstrates customer centered attitude and professional
+ Maintains established production and quality levels with a
high sense of urgency.
+ Performs routine and special Quality lab tests on raw
materials, in-process materials and finished products as required
to assure product quality, using appropriate methods as required
and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
+ Uses available quality control laboratory equipment
+ Operates laboratory instruments as required to perform
+ Analyzes and processes laboratory samples.
+ Performs quality checks on analytical procedures and makes
necessary adjustments when needed to ensure accuracy of the
+ Receives rush samples, prioritizes samples and tests, analyzes
samples and reports results in a timely manner.
+ Enters test results into databases in a timely manner.
+ Selects and prepares chemical solutions used in the
+ Looks for trends in data, recognizes unexpected deviations,
performs trouble shooting, and follows communication protocols as
outlined by SOP's. Makes valid conclusions and recommends next
+ Using statistical methods, such as SPC charting, analyzes all
testing results and assures corrective actions are taken to address
out-of-specification and out-of-control situations.
+ Approves or rejects finished product materials according to
established specifications and certify analyses of finished product
+ Develops and maintains Quality lab and production process test
+ Prepares and maintains updated Quality lab testing procedures,
improving them as needed to reduce testing variation.
+ Conduct studies in the Quality lab and in production to
improve control of gauging and reduce measurement process
+ Develop and maintain the Quality lab database system, using
data summaries and reports as needed.
+ Performs instrument calibration and preventive maintenance,
assuring that equipment is in good working order, calibrated,
accurate and repeatable.
+ Investigates and reconciles errors and report needed
adjustments to QE, Production Manager for final decision.
+ Learns and practices the basic requirements of ISO 9001:2000
regarding document control, calibration, measurement, and
monitoring of product.
+ Works with all Quality department team members as needed to
solve problems and achieve improvement objectives.
+ Participates on G3 teams to solve problems and improve work
processes, product quality and customer satisfaction.
+ Participates in investigations and in the completion of
corrective actions for customer complaints.
+ Completes special projects as assigned.
+ Participates in the development and facilitation of team
meetings, presentations, and formal training programs.
+ Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
+ Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable
quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If
accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their
understanding and compliance.
+ Follows GMP guidelines.
+ Participates in the operation of the bottling line to optimize
packaging rates and ensure quality standards.
+ During non-peak times, may be assigned to G3 repack operation
or G3 Closure Lab, performing various duties as assigned by
management when needed.
+ Works on Bottling line as needed, where abilities align with
job function and skill level. Examples may be packing bottles,
unpacking glass, palletizing, and re-work etc..
+ This job description reflects management's assignment of
essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks
that may be assigned.
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 ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
+ High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
+ Associate's degree to include 2 years of college level lab
courses plus 1 year of laboratory experience in a manufacturing
environment; or 3 years of Laboratory Technician experience
reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
+ Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal
+ Up to 25% travel within California required.
+ Valid driver's license and successful completion of background
check. Required to obtain a California driver's license or
appropriate state driver's license within 30 days of hire.
+ Required to work the off shifts and weekends to support
+ Experience reading, understanding and following Standard
+ Skilled in utilizing basic hand tools (pliers, wrench,
screwdriver, knife, etc.) to perform machine adjustments and minor
+ Experience identifying problems and making adjustments or
+ Skilled in reading and writing comprehending, interpreting and
executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
+ Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using
+ Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds
+ Bachelor's degree in chemistry, food science, or biology to
include 2 years of college level chemistry courses plus 1 year of
quality assurance experience in a manufacturing
+ Experience maintaining and troubleshooting lab equipment.
+ Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety
rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
+ Skilled in writing routine reports and correspondence.
+ Experience speaking effectively before groups of customers or
employees of the organization.
+ Skilled in the use of MS Office applications.
+ Experience working with mathematical concepts, such as
statistical inference, fractions, and percentages in practical
+ Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing
facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
+ Experience with working cross-functionally within the
The physical demands described are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is
frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms,
climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is
occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather
conditions, and risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate to loud.
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