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QA Lab Technician

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Date: Dec 21, 2021

Location: Worthington, IN -Indiana, US, 47471

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


The primary function of this position is to ensure the integrity and safety of food products throughout the manufacturing process utilizing various standards and established testing methods, operating procedures, and adherence to protocols and policies. A critical goal of this function position is to support and assist the Quality Assurance (QA) Department and Management Team in all aspects to drive the continuous improvement of quality. Provide technical support with an emphasis on consumer requirements, continuous product quality improvement and productivity requirements.


Essential Functions:


  • This position involves a combination of visually monitoring various aspects of plant operations, or physically obtaining samples and testing in the Q.A. Lab
  • Trained to conduct sanitation inspections on a pre-operational basis
  • Perform all applicable analytical tests on raw ingredients, in-process and finished products
  • Prepare testing solutions, equipment calibrations, general maintenance and upkeep of laboratory
  • Assist in identifying and managing HOLD products and the rework process
  • Monitoring and validation of HACCP and all quality check points
  • Assist management in implementation of procedures, protocols and policies, and monitoring for compliance of such
  • Perform data entry on QA database and assist management in data trending
  • Identify quality, procedure and policy deviations; effectively report such deviations and provide accurate information in a timely manner and as needed
  • Participate in our continuous improvement plans
  • Provides technical assistance to production personnel as needed
  • Maintain a safe work environment for all employees
  • Other duties deemed necessary by Quality Assurance Manager


Skill/Experience Requirements:


  • Associates Degree in Science with some QA experience preferred, but equivalent QA Experience will be equally weighed
  • Experience and technical skills in all areas of Quality Assurance within food and beverage manufacturing environment with a minimum of one year experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Sound decision and teamwork skills are essential
  • Computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Provide a safe work environment through auditing of working conditions
  • Familiar with GMPs, SOPs, and FDA regulated environment
  • Ability to follow written procedures and established test methods
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • General knowledge of production processes, food lab instrumentation, laboratory test methods
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and have good organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform office and data entry work
  • Ability to perform some physical lifting up to 50 lbs

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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