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Quality Control Technician

Aries Prepared Beef Company Ė Burbank, CA



Aries Prepared Beef Company has been the preferred supplier of the finest delis and food establishments for the past 40 years. We use only specially selected cuts of beef and Certified Angus Beef (CAB) in all our products; our loyal customers know and trust that our fresh-to-order meats are as high-quality as they are delicious.


We've been in the processed meats business for four decades, and many of our employees have been with us for more than 20 years. That's experience you don't find just anywhere. We pride ourselves on knowing most of our customers personally and providing each one with superior service.


We have an opening for a full time Quality Control Technician position with hourly pay and benefits.  Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization.





To provide support to the facilities with the focus on both Quality and Food Safety through technical auditing and result based feedback, timely completion of Quality verification checks at key production steps in the process.  Quality Control Technician ensures that analytical and quality specification limits are consistently met and take appropriate actions when specification limits are not achieved. 



         Provide temporary managerial assistance during absence of Q.C. Director.

         Perform and maintains daily quality control inspections.

         Gather Letter of Guarantee from existing and new supplier.

         Request documentation from existing and new suppliers; third party audits, COA, specification sheet for all products.

         Provide annual comprehensive training for all employees and new hires in all aspects of Food Safety including HACCP, GMP, SPS, Sanitation SOP, Pest Control, Food defense, and Allergen Program.

  • Decision making and personal ownership skills a must. 
  • Cross train at other Raw and RTE facilities in case of coverage needs and for possible promotional opportunities.
  • Provide verification services in the areas of receiving, storage of ingredients and products, pest control, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPís), net weights, proper labeling, quality characteristics, and others as identified.  Verification may include additional monitoring as a verification step.
  • Conduct other inspections as required by customers, government agencies, and company procedures as directed by the Quality Control Director.



  • Support facility Food Safety/Regulatory Compliance programs such as Safe Quality Food (SQF) Systems, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Sanitation Standard Operation Procedures (SSOPís), and Sanitation Performance Standards (SPS) via monitoring and verifying.  Assure monitoring instruments; i.e., thermometers, scales, etc. are accurately calibrated.
  • Obtain microbiological samples, including environmental samples and when needed, product samples.
  • Follow all company policies, including but not limited to, time & attendance, professional conduct, and employee safety.
  • Complete training and certification as deemed necessary to successfully perform the required tasks.
  • Job responsibilities can require working variable hours, weekends, and some holiday
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all personnel, USDA, etc.
  • Assists with maximizing facility efficiencies by proactively addressing situations that could lead to downtime or product loss.
  • Support Production leadership in all areas of quality and conformance to product specifications.
  • This position is primarily a 8 hours per day/ 5 days per week.   
  • Manage Quality records files in a neat and orderly manner and in accordance with both USDA regulation and company policy. 



  • Must have good writing skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work in refrigerated environment.
  • Must be able to interact with other departments.
  • Must promote teamwork environment.
  • Must have a strong math and computer aptitude.
  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred but not required.



  • High school education or GED. One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


If you are interested in this great opportunity with a competitive salary, please APPLY now!




Rob R. Unal, Ph.D.

Director of Food Safety and Quality Control | SQF Practitioner

Aries Prepared Beef Company

17 West Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91502

Work: (818) 526-4855 ext. 232

Fax: (818) 845-3041






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