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QA Tech III - Utility

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Waco, TX - USA
  • Post Date: 8/7/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: Not Available
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
  • RELOCATION PROVIDED: No
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Job ID: R-32032

Job Description Summary

Location(s):

United States of America

City/Cities:

Waco

Travel Required:

00% - 25%

Relocation Provided:

No

Job Posting End Date:

Not Available

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do - whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people - with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace - are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.

Position Description: Responsible for efficient and accurate quality testing of ingredients and finished products to ensure product and package integrity in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Function Related Activities / Key responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Set-up and calibrate test equipment.
  • Prepare testing reagents.
  • Perform all required microbiological testing.
  • Monitor all quality checks made by production.
  • Keep accurate Q.A. reports daily.
  • Ensure that all tasks are performed toward achieving the safety, quality, service and cost objectives.
  • Prepare and standardize chemical solutions.
  • 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.
  • Perform 5S/MSS/GMP activities and inspections and follow up on deficiencies for correction.
  • Perform audits as assigned
  • Perform SAP functions as needed
  • Operate and perform quality tests on the treated water system.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • HACCP experience preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience in quality testing / manufacturing, preferred
  • Read, write, speak and comprehend English.
  • Meet all basic plant employment criteria, to include a good attendance record.
  • Must be certified on the training plan for this position within 60 working days of start date
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Standing and walking for continuous periods, including 8-hour, 10-hour or 12-hour shift or required necessary hours.
  • Ability to bend, lift and/or twist.
  • Ability to work on multiple levels, such as catwalks, ladders, etc. and ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Ability to grip, grasp, and squeeze materials, parts, hand tools, and products.
  • Ability to hear machine operations sounds to detect defective parts, machine failures, and changes in speed and other routine running conditions.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot production-related problems.
  • Must have strong problem solving skills and the ability to work efficiently under stressful situations
  • Ability to work 8-hour, 10-hour or 12-hour shift or required necessary hours to meet the business requirements. This may include overtime and weekend work as necessary
  • Must be able to use a computer and associated software programs
  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Service and Cost objectives.
  • Ability to read equipment operations manuals. 
  • Ability to visually identify and recognize material, part, and product defects.
  • Ability to participate in job development training (i.e. trouble-shooting, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

JOB LOCATION AND WORK CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in a quality assurance laboratory of a high-speed bottling, manufacturing, and warehouse environment.  Work requires exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, working around moving equipment, tanks, heights, wet conditions, fumes, vibrations, dust, etc.  Working hours must be flexible with the ability to work all shifts and extended hours as required.

EQUIPMENT:   Personal protective equipment to include but not limited to steel-toed footwear, safety glasses, hearing protection and uniform requirements.  Hoist, hand cart, hand tools, measuring instruments, equipment operations manuals.  Cleaning equipment and chemicals.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Train new associates
  • Participate on Continuous Improvement Team
  • Travel to vendor and other Company locations
  • Delivering presentations
  • Operate general office equipment, i.e., fax, copier, and supplies

Our Growth Culture:

One of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years is having a company culture that supports and rewards behaviors that lead to growth. Our “Growth Behaviors,” as we call them, are ways of being and working that help to make us successful. Think about how you can bring this to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

Curious

Keep seeking, never settle.  Staying curious about what is outside, and two steps ahead inspires us to challenge the status quo. Having the courage to look and leap is the way we grow. Because asking “what if?” pushes us to the next level as people and as a company.

Empowered

Make it happen. True empowerment is the result of taking responsibility. This means giving yourself permission to see it, say it and do it, and owning the outcomes. Because we move forward faster when we all take action.

Version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Push for progress, not perfection. There are very few overnight successes. Greatness is borne of many little victories (and failures). Share v 1.0, test it, and make it better. Then create the next version. Because the moment we think something is perfect, it will be obsolete.

Inclusive

Include, value and trust each other. We are smart alone but together we are genius. This means being inclusive, giving the benefit of the doubt and being responsible for each other. Because, for our company to thrive for the next 100+ years, smart isn't enough. We need genius.

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. Apply
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