Since its founding in
1889, Shasta Beverages, Inc. has been a beverage industry pioneer and
family-trusted staple in America, with over 30 unique, innovative and
distinctive soft drink flavors. Shasta has a flavor for everyone –
ranging from the new California Dreamin’ and
Fiesta Punch to such familiar favorites as Crème Soda and Root Beer.
For more information, please visit www.shastapop.com or Shasta Soda on
Facebook and Twitter.
Shasta is part of the
National Beverage Corp. family of iconic brands.
As the fourth largest
branded soft-drink company in the U.S., National Beverage proudly refreshes
America. Innovation is the essential ingredient in the
flavorful variety of beverages we lovingly invent and create – including
such iconic favorites as Shasta® and Faygo® soft
drinks, Everfresh juices®, LaCroix® sparkling waters and Rip It® energy drinks.
Headquartered in Ft.
Lauderdale, National Beverage has multiple locations throughout the
nation. National Beverage . . . the “one-stop beverage shop”, trades
as FIZZ on the NASDAQ.
Careers at National
We are looking for
individuals of noble character to join our team. Please contact us if
you are dedicated, reliable, compassionate and talented . . . and want to
discover what it means to work in an environment of creativity,
collaboration and support.
Fun, Flavor and Vitality
. . . the National Beverage Way!
This position will be responsible for all aspects of the quality programs
and functions. These include maintaining all HACCP, food safety
records, plant audits, mock recall programs and training the plant on these
issues and procedures. Performs testing to validate the
microbiological quality of current and new ingredients, suppliers, and
packages. Provides test data to assure the production of high quality
products. Tests current and new concentrate ingredients in process
and finished concentrates, and beverages products in development and finished
products. The QC Technician will also work with the R&D Team on
new product launches.
- Knowledge of all cleaning
agents and applications, external, internal, cleaners, and sanitizers.
- Properly document and follow
all procedures set forth in the frequency guide and standards.
- Ability to properly fill out
batch reports, calculate variations in batch sizes, proper attributes,
standards, and other data required on batch report documented per
- Ability to properly measure
and follow proper mixing procedures.
- Ability to evaluate and
troubleshoot batch and make corrections.
- Ability to perform all
testing, evaluations, and documentation of results while following
- Ability to troubleshoot and
take corrective action on the line.
- Ability to properly prepare
batch tanks for batching, tank rinsing, tank sanitation, odor, and
- Full knowledge and
capabilities to perform internal pest control program, location of
stations, checking and cleaning of stations, and proper documentation
on hand of pest control program.
- Assist supervisors in
resolving Quality Control issues, tracking quality trends,
recommending and implementing plans to improve quality and production
- Responsible for compliance
with Federal and State legislation by establishing and enforcing
quality standards; testing materials and product.
- Ability to collect, analyze
and summarize process quality information and trends.
- Computer literacy required
with proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel and
- Typically faces situations
that have a variety of interpretations and require careful evaluation.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports and
other documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from
customers, regulatory agencies, or company representatives. Ability to
effectively present information to management.
The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand for
long periods of time, sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is
required to use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel, sit for long periods
of time, stand frequently, bend, squat, reach and turn to access files and
office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Field
positions will be exposed to various unfamiliar conditions where Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn and which may include, but are not
limited to manufacturing and warehouse plants, and other locations as
directed by supervisor. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate, but increases significantly in warehouse and manufacturing
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- High School Diploma or GED
equivalent. Some college preferred.
- 2-3 years hands-on work
experience in the carbonated soft drink industry.
- Experience in quality control
testing procedures and internal and external sanitation of beverage
equipment with a clear understanding of all aspects of blending,
product attributes recordkeeping, yields, etc.
- Strong computer skills,
including Microsoft business applications and various reporting
- Exceptional interpersonal and
verbal communication skills
- Understands and can follow
all OSHA required training.
- Must be 18 years or older
- Pass the drug test and
- Ability and willingness to
work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and
- Must be able to provide own
transportation to various locations in organizational service areas,
as required by duties.