Quality Assurance Technician

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American Canyon (USAC)
Mar 23, 2017
May 01, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for Quality Assurance Technician 1 in United States (US) for American Canyon (USAC). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.





The Quality Assurance Technician conducts daily in-process quality control checking as well as the physical and chemical analysis of incoming/outgoing materials and finished goods samples and verifications of QMS system. This role has either an emphasis on analytical or microbiological aspects. The incumbent will facilitate the Document Control Program and assist with Standard Operating Procedures relevent to the efficiant facility operations. The incumbent organizes, updates, analysis and reports the results in both written and verbal form to the QA Manager and other QA team members.




Carry out in-process and finished goods sampling in / out the premises for analysis. Inform and liaise with production on the quality status during the process control analysis. Prepare of chemical or samples standards, solutions for analysis. Assist in samples preparation of daily sensory evaluation. Calibrate and maintain laboratory analytical instruments when required. Maintain good housekeeping and to ensure good safety in the working area. Assist in preparing COA/COC for product delivered to customers. Update product status in the warehouse with the appropriate stickers. Maintain and keep track on the physical and chemical inventories in the laboratory. Carry out inspection on packaging and secondary raw materials. Assist in other QA activities (microbiology and beans) when necessary.




Bachelor Degree in Chemistry (analytical preferred), Microbiology or Food Science

2+ years of experience in advanced analytical techniques

Solid knowledge of analytical laboratory equipment and procedures (HPLC, gas chromatography, IR analysis, solvent extraction techniques & other standard chemical analysis)

Experience in Project Management

Knowledgable in MS Office Suite

English - Intermediate


Competency:1a. Drive to Deliver - Initiative / Dedication,1b. Drive to Deliver - Implementation,1c. Drive to Deliver - Adaptability,2a. Dealing with People - Stakeholder Management,2b. Dealing with People - Effective Team Leadership,2c. Dealing with People - Building People Capability,3a. Shaping the Business - Strategic Vision,3b. Shaping the Business - Driving Change,3c. Shaping the Business - Analysis & Concept,

Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

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