quality assurance technician, Night Shift

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Sandy Run, South Carolina

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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quality assurance technician, Night Shift US-SC-Gaston-Sandy Run Roasting Plant Starbucks Quality Assurance Job Summary and Mission This job contributes to Starbucks success by ensuring product quality information is provided to all necessary parties, samples are maintained, and raw materials have complete traceability to the finished product. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles. Summary of Key Responsibilities Evaluates and documents quality of finished goods and raw materials. Reports quality conditions as needed. Evaluates condition of the manufacturing facility and warehouse space to ensure compliance to regulatory and HACCP requirements. Audits programs in support of quality objectives. Maintains a clean and organized working environment. Follows safety regulations. Participates in process improvement activities. Meets performance schedules. Maintains product quality through adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety Preventive Controls, product specifications and quality procedures. Participates in the maintenance and development of plant quality programs in support of HACCP. Provides training and education of quality-based programs to manufacturing partners. Demonstrates and understands safety as a core value and follows the key essentials to safety as set forth by our safety resolution; reinforces and coaches others to do the same. Understand and follows established safety guidelines, consistently complies with all safety procedures (e.g. PPE, Lock Out Tag Out). Supports food safety, legality and quality programs. Maintains product quality through adherence to good manufacturing practices, Food Safety Preventative Controls, product specifications and quality procedures. Monitors and documents quality measures using analytical tools. Performs other duties as needed in support of business objectives and Starbucks Mission & Values. Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality. Basic Qualifications Education (minimum education level, degree or certification necessary): High school diploma/GED, US military service or equivalent. Skills (minimum skills required): Analytical skills Attention to detail Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision Mechanical/Technical Aptitude to troubleshoot minor equipment failures and make minor adjustments Ability to perform basic math functions Basic skills in Microsoft Windows and internet applications Ability to work with a diverse team environment Ability to work in accordance with safety, quality and sanitation standards, policies and procedures Ability to work variable shifts to support business needs Years of experience in specific field or utilizing designated skills (minimum needed to be qualified): Operation of manual and automated analytical equipment (1 year) Regulated food manufacturing environment with familiarity of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards (1 year) Scientific method and report writing (1 year) Gathering, recording and reporting on operational and quality metrics, through manual or automated systems (1 year) Preferred Qualifications Education (ideal education level or degree): 4 year degree Familiarity with food safety regulatory requirements and global standards including Preventive Controls for Human Food (FDA Code of Federal Regulations) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Experience with the GFSI certification schemes (i.e. BRC and/or or SQF). Physical Requirements Proficiency Ratings Legend O = Occasional (up to 25% of time) F = Frequent (26%-74% of time) C = Constant (75% or more of time) Requirement Requirement Bending/Twisting: Continual, intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine. Proficiency: O Carrying: Moving an object, usually by holding it in hands or arms, or on shoulders. Proficiency: O Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise performing precision work with hand or hands. Proficiency: C Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another using hands, arms and shoulders, back and legs. Proficiency: F- up to 40lbs Pushing/Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from or toward the force. Proficiency: O Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Proficiency: F Sitting: Remaining in the normal seated position. Proficiency: F Standing/Walking: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation or moving about a work area. Proficiency: F Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Proficiency: O Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs, and hands and arms. Proficiency: O Computer: Usage or other special equipment operated. Proficiency: C Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Proficiency: F Vision: Clarity of vision at near and/or far distances. Proficiency: C Hearing: Receiving detailed information through oral communication. Proficiency: F Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or via email at