The Coca-Cola Company QA Tech II - Blending in Waco, Texas
The world’s largest beverage company, The Coca-Cola Company, is currently seeking Technicians to join our manufacturing team in a Quality Assurance role. We’re seeking team-oriented individuals who have a keen eye for the details and who would like to support the organization as we expand upward in new and exciting ways.
What You’ll Do for Us
Accountable for efficient and accurate quality testing of ingredients and finished products to ensure product and package integrity in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Performs ingredient weight and set-up for mixing batches, concentrate cycle counts and mixes syrup batches in accordance with mixing instructions and procedures.
Perform the quality inspection functions for finished products to assure product quality and package integrity is within specifications.
Perform all documentation associated with quality checks and data entry.
Set-up and calibrate test equipment and prepare testing reagents.
Perform all required microbiological testing and testing on: Brix, pH, Acid, Assay and Vitamin C when used in the products.
Ensure that all tasks are performed toward achieving the safety, quality, service and cost initiatives.
Performs mixing operations and of cleaning equipment via computer entries.
Monitor inventory of supplies and order materials/supplies as required.
Place product and raw materials on hold and complete hold notifications as required.
Inspect incoming ingredients and perform all required testing as needed.
Operate and perform quality tests on the treated water system.
Complies with all Food Safety/Security policies and procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
Qualification & Requirements
Must possess a High school diploma or GED equivalent, Associate degree in Science or related field is preferred.
1- 2 years’ experience in quality testing / manufacturing are preferred
Must be able to maintain a strong level of confidentiality – all formulas are confidential
Solid math skills are required along with basic reading and writing skills
Must successfully pass Aon (behavioral/personality test) assessment test
Ability to move at least 65 lbs. a distance of 5 feet and stand and perform repetitive motions for extended periods (2 hours) are required
Must be able to safely operate a forklift
Basic knowledge of the lab’s equipment such as: Refractometer, pH meter, Auto titrator, Density Meter, Turbidity Meter are required
Knowledge of OSHA Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures and an understanding of the control of Hazardous Energy are needed
Must possess knowledge of sanitation and food handling standards or GMP preferred
Must have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work efficiently under stressful situations
What We Can Do For You
Experience: With a global organization and the opportunity to learn and grow within our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.
Benefits: A full benefits package that starts on day one of employment
Learning & Development: The ability to learn manufacturing process from a leader in the industry.
Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.
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