Quality Assurance Technician (3rd Shift)
Buffalo, NY 
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Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

ASR Group is the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company's brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino, C&H, Redpath, Tate & Lyle, Lyle's and Sidul.

OVERVIEW

The Quality Assurance Tech conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests of solid materials and liquids, and analyzes test data. The Tech will also perform routine Quality Audits of the Quality System, Manufacturing Process, and Facility. Investigates non-conforming materials and issues Holds, provides support for disposition of Held materials. Reviews completed records for conformance to GMP and GLP documentation requirements.

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control.
  • Tests and analyzes materials used as ingredients in processes and products.
  • Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Documents results of tests and analyses on standardized forms, writes test reports, and prepares graphs and charts.
  • Performs routine quality inspections of the manufacturing facility.
  • Cleans, calibrates, and operates test equipment.
  • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
  • Participate in ASR's laboratory proficiency program.

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • 2+ years in a Quality or Lab position in a manufacturing facility preferred, preferably food manufacturing
  • Prior experience with FDA or BRC compliance preferred
  • Experience conducting internal quality audits preferred
  • Experience working with minimal to no supervision required

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma, general education degree (GED); or equivalent experience as determined by HR required
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or a similar field preferred

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Strong critical reasoning skills with the ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Microsoft Office and PC skills required
  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs.
  • Aptitude for team building and employee engagement.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

SHIFT SCHEDULE:

  • 3rd shift, 10pm-6:30am Monday-Friday, with weekend and overtime required based on business needs.
  • There is a $1.50shift differential for 3rd shift.

PAY RATE:$20.00-24.20

LOCATION:

  • Buffalo, NY

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity, age,nationalorigin, disability, veteranstatusorany other category protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of this Employer to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where our employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. The Employer prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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