Incoming Food Technician
Zentis Food Solutions - Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Created on May 17, 2012
Zentis is Europe's number one fruit processing company and one of the leading brand manufacturers of jams, sweets and custard-based desserts. The Company's first North American operation is located in Plymouth, Indiana, where we produce fruit and dairy preparations for a variety of customers including yogurt, ice cream and bakery manufacturers.
We currently have an opening for an Incoming Goods Technician. The person hired for this position will spend a considerable amount of time at the Plymouth, Indiana facility for training and will then once fully trained, be assigned to work at the VP Warehouse in Ft. Wayne and there may be occasional work opportunities at the Plymouth facility.
This position will report to the Lab Lead and the Director of Quality Assurance. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quality control and computers and will possess a general knowledge of GMP regulations, Good Laboratory Practices, or comparable Quality or Laboratory standards. This position will be responsible for the standard inspection of incoming food products to ensure conformance to specifications and quality requirements.
This position will also verify documentation and conformance to requirements of purchased materials, will provide support to the purchasing department for resolving vendor compliance issues. Strong attention to detail is critical to this position. Experience with inspection and analytical techniques, reading and understanding written specifications and familiarity with office based computer software and a LIMS system would be beneficial.
The hourly pay range will commensurate with experience and we require one of the following education/skill levels in a science related field:
High School Diploma – Must have 4 to 5 years of Quality
This position involves a fast-paced manufacturing environment that will require strong written and verbal communication skills, good decision making ability, strong attention to detail and schedule flexibility. This position requires the ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs and to perform work with little supervision. Occasional overtime and weekend work would be required.
Zentis offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to include: medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401K, short term and long term disability plans, as well as life insurance.
Interested candidates should apply on-line, mail or fax resume and salary requirements to:
Please...no phone calls.
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