This person will be responsible for testing incoming raw materials, intermediate products, and finished product samples. This position is a second shift position working Monday-Friday from 3:00-11:30pm.
Perform daily testing of all raw materials, intermediates, and finished products. Ensure that the products are tested in accordance with established SOP’s.
Responsible for assuring product conformance to specifications.
Product testing includes; sensory, refractive index, brix, pH, turbidity, GC, colorimeter, viscosity, density, water activity, manual titration, and other testing as assigned.
Able to take microbial samples and maintain a sterile/clean environment throughout the process.
Responsible for sampling incoming raw materials for analysis, including lifting 50lbs repeatedly.
Responsible for documenting test results, per batch, on analytical sheets and into the computer system.
Responsible for creating COA’s of finished products for internal and external customers.
Responsible for preparing microbial samples and paperwork for submission to 3rd party laboratory.
Responsible for calibrating and maintaining all laboratory equipment in a state of constant readiness.
Responsible for the daily review of production batch records and HACCP documents to ensure compliance with said programs and SOPs.
File raw material and finished product retains.
File raw material and finished product folders used for product testing.
Maintain a neat and clean laboratory.
Maintain professional appearance and demeanor
Bachelor of Science in a related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Food Science / Technology and/or Business Related
2+ years of quality control laboratory experience applying skills in a comprehensive and hands-on manner.
Previous flavor industry experience.
Highschool Diploma/General Education Degree with 2-5 years of Inspection and/or Manufacturing Experience or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Food Science / Technology and/or Business Related
Experience with HACCP, FSP, ISO 22000, SQF, BRC, or equivalent Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) criteria
Experience with QC related instruments such as pH meters, refractometer, densitometer, colorimeter, GC, water activity meter, and turbidimeter.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret information
Excellent organization skills
About Synergy Flavors
Synergy Flavors is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of flavorings, extracts and essences, with a truly global footprint. With extensive experience across food, beverage and nutritional products industries, we develop high quality taste solutions which inspire innovation and can help you stay one step ahead of the competition.
Combining a long heritage of flavor development with proprietary extraction technology, we blend art and science to create an exceptional array of tastes. Investing continuously in our R&D and technical capabilities, our commitment to analytical and sensory innovation ensures we are always on hand to deliver the latest market insights and flavor breakthroughs.