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Quality Assurance Lab Technician- Food Manufacturing - Bellevue, WA 98005 (Wilburton area)

Safeway Ice Cream -





Quality Assurance Technician

Job Description

Help Lead Safeway Inc. to World Class Status

Position Description:

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for all stages of the manufacturing process of ice cream. Product quality testing, analysis and auditing required for State and Federal regulatory compliance.

This position requires the following:

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate daily activities
  • Ability to maximize productivity and minimize waste
  • Willingness to work in a safe manner and promote a safe working environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisors in both oral and written form
  • Willingness to challenge product standards and manufacturing processes and provide alternate solutions
  • Ability to utilize analyses and operational data to improve production and quality processes.Roles and responsibilities will include the following at a minimum:
  • Perform all needed chemical, sensory and microbiological testing on product samples and raw materials as required
  • Ensure adherence to “Good Manufacturing Practices” (GMPs)
  • Report non-compliant raw materials and finished products promptly
  • Identify and tag defective product
  • Maintain and manage laboratory supply inventory
  • Perform environmental testing of production area
  • Maintain organized, sanitary environment in quality control laboratory
  • Recognize both internal and external customers and manage relationships
  • Perform data entry into Safeway computer applications
  • Operate and perform general upkeep of manufacturing equipment
  • Perform basic maintenance functions on lab equipment in support of Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM) initiative
  • Participate in continuous improvement process
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Comply with government regulations
  • Work safely following all documented state and federal safety requirements
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of a world class manufacturing environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

A Quality Control Technician may perform quality functions in any or all of the following areas:

  • HTST/Mix Operations
  • Flavor/Mix Operations
  • Filler/Freezer Operations
  • Wrapper Operations
  • Convocan Operations
  • Hardening Room/Palletizer Room/Forklift Operations
  • General Utility

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.70 /hour


  • Quality Assurance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Graveyard (Required)


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