Quality Assurance Technician (2nd Shift)
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Franklin Park, IL 60131
Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole food-based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and well-being. Our team, where job titles and hierarchy are meaningless, is comprised of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. Vital Proteins seeks to develop and support the right people, with the right chemistry, who continually ask questions, and in turn will develop and tactically execute good ideas. We are looking for individuals to help us think smarter and put a lot of ideas on the table in a short amount of time. Building a great company is our goal. Quality individuals and getting the team right is our business plan.
The Quality Assurance Technician?s primary responsibility is to assist is the execution of quality processes and procedures in support of Vital Proteins Quality Assurance program. The Quality Assurance Technician will carry out the company vision and mission through his work, as an integral part of the Vital Proteins team. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Specialists and Manager, the Quality Assurance Technician will operate out of the Vital Proteins production facility in Franklin Park.
WHAT YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
+ Pull samples of raw materials, work in progress materials, and finished products
+ Perform quality checks on incoming raw materials, packaging components, and labels
+ Perform quality checks during production and assist with batch production records
+ Maintain a clean and safe working environment
+ Report any process errors, product failures, or deviations to supervisors
+ Execute all process in accordance with company standard operating procedures and cGMP
+ Other duties as assigned
WHO YOU ARE
+ Have a high school diploma/GED (required)
+ High attention to detail
+ Comfortable in a fast paced, changing environment
+ 2 – 3 years of prior experience in a quality role, food manufacturing preferred
+ Experience working in a GMP environment for food or supplements
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills
+ You are passionate about the health, fitness, and/or beauty markets
+ Can lift 25-50 lbs. on occasion
+ Able to work occasional weekends, holidays, and evenings