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Quality Control Technician

York, PA
Job Description


Perform destructive and non-destructive audits on work in progress and finished goods to determine quality levels and provide feedback to all members of production and management. Conduct audits and investigations to find root causes of finished goods defects while maintaining the highest safety, quality, cost and GMP standards. Tasks are to be completed while maintaining the highest safety, food safety and quality, cost and GMP standards in a high-speed manufacturing environment.

Basic Purpose:

Under supervision, the Quality Control Technician assists with performing onsite product and equipment inspections, verifications, and testing to ensure the overall safety of food products manufactured within the facility. Secondary duties include, but are not restricted to, maintaining ongoing documentation and data entry of all testing processes and results.

Tasks are to be completed while maintaining the highest safety, food safety and quality, cost and GMP standards in a high-speed manufacturing environment.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs various HACCP verifications on all assigned products and escalates any issues of non-compliance for further testing and review
  • Monitors process testing for individual ingredients and raw material prior to use in full production, employing sensory testing, as needed
  • Conducts required steps for proper sanitation of all manufacturing equipment and/or verifies cleanliness for proper use
  • Maintain accurate documentation and reporting of all testing measures and associated results within internal reporting and/or tracking systems
  • Assists with multiple internal and external facility audits requirements to verify compliance with customers and/or 3rd parties, as directed by Manager
  • Collects data from various forms and reports and enters relevant data into internal databases and spreadsheets
  • Assist with SQF employee training on a regular basis
  • Responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues and initiate action, as necessary
  • Follow all Food Safety guidelines, such as, but not limited to:
    • GMP's, Allergen Program, HACCP, Sanitation, Safety
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Science background a plus
  • One to three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Intermediate or above knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel software programs.
  • Able to develop and maintain spreadsheets
  • Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, memos, checklists, forms, and equipment instruction manuals that are written in English
  • Ability to calculate figures, analyze reports, determine processing rates, work with percentages, and apply basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Strong safety record
  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred
  • Ability to meet attendance guidelines
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including some weekends and overtime) to perform all duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50lbs. as required
  • Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all contacts both inside and outside the company
  • Proficient in working with and understanding technical documents in the English language

Compensation and Benefits:
  • $19.50 per hour (commensurate with experience and location). *Note that rate could change based on shift schedule.
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Legal and identity protection insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Parental Leave

Hain Celestial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, expression, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to talent or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.