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Refresco (Food and Beverage) Lab Technician in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Description

Overall Purpose:

This position's overall purpose is to provide quality finished syrup according to production schedules in a timely manner to ensure no interruption to the operations along with storing concentrate and confirming correct batching ingredients.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Batch syrup and maintain syrup inventory.

  • Receive sugar loads both rail and tank truck.

  • Operate blending units to effectively initiate flavor changes, startups, and shutdowns.

  • Perform CIP on filling equipment.

  • Run Microbiological test to validate the effectiveness of sanitation.

  • Perform all required lab control tests, at the frequencies prescribed by the Cott Quality Manual.

  • Calibrate all lab equipment and standardize all solutions.

  • Receive and store incoming concentrates.

  • Operate and maintain water treatment.

  • Maintain settings manual on lab equipment.

  • Individual Production Reports filled out daily.

  • Test machinery calibration must be adhered too.

  • Receipt of all raw goods, including powders, liquid sweeteners, C02, and concentrate.

  • All appropriate paperwork must be maintained and turned in at the proper intervals.

  • Work to achieve and maintain no less than 99.5% conformance to spec.

  • All lab personnel to become cross-trained in all areas of lab functions, including line testing, setting up and maintaining blenders and carbo-coolers, batching, sanitation, and micros.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for Quality and Food Safety

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Lift 60 pounds.

  • Ability to learn on the job.

  • High school or equivalent education

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to master the necessary math for the performance of the position.

Refresco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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