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MPC Quality Technician-CLI00246 - Clinton, OK


The Role: 

The position of the QA Technician is designed as a monitoring, auditing and inspecting position that ensures compliance to company, regulatory and industry established specifications and procedures.


Key Responsibilities:

         Evaluation of physical, chemical and sanitary characteristics of ingredient receipts

         Constant evaluation of appearance, chemical, physical and sanitary integrity of all products produced at the facility

         Routine evaluation of packaging integrity and compliance to regulatory guidelines

         Isolation, segregation and re-evaluation of materials deemed to be non-compliant with regard to established specification

         Both routine and non-routine collection of test data, sending and receiving analytical samples and results as well as process problem solving and troubleshooting

         Technicians must honestly, neatly and completely document their observations so informed decisions regarding quality can be made

Other Responsibilities:

         May have to perform special non-routine tasks associated with corporate requests, projects and tests

         Support plant management in a like manner regarding non-routine assignments such as supply inventory and "hold" re-evaluations

         Keep laboratory equipment clean and in proper working order unless repairs are beyond their capacity

         Other similar duties as assigned by supervisor

 If you have successfully applied online, a member of the Talent Aquisition team will contact you if you are selected for consideration.



Physical/Environmental Requirements:

         Standing on a concrete floor

         Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)

         Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 52 lbs

         Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals


Minimum Qualifications:

         Be 18 years of age or older

         Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education

         Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email

         Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules

         Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language 

         Good basic math, reading and writing skills

         Good communication skills

         Ability to learn to operate quality control testing equipment

         Basic knowledge of personal computers

         Ability to work in a self directed manner with minimal supervision and a positive attitude

         High Level of mechanical aptitude and knowledge, with good skills in troubleshooting and problem solving

         Basic knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures.

          Basic knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC

         Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment  


Preferred Qualifications:

         3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines

         2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline

         Knowledge of inventory control principles


Company-paid relocation is not available for this position.  


Every associate at Mars has responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.


As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars Petcare North America offers benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and generous benefits.


If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work, where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and treated as such, then we want to hear from you.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accomodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. 


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