Quality Technician I at Coca-Cola

Location(s): United States of America
City/Cities: Auburndale
Travel Required: 00% - 25%
Relocation Provided: No
Job Posting End Date: Not Available


Job Description Summary:
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 be able to work the designated work schedule with the opportunity for overtime
  • 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.

Skills: Auditing, Communication, Detail-Oriented, Food Safety and Sanitation, Forklift License, Inspecting, Laboratory Instrumentation, Mathematics, Microsoft Office, Problem Solving, Quality Control (QC), Quality Inspections

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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

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