Mechanic A

Location: 

Belle Glade, FL, US

Req ID:  36775
Date:  May 21, 2024

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

OVERVIEW

The Quality Control Tech conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests of solid materials and liquids, analyzes test data, and performs routine Quality Audits of the Quality System, Manufacturing Process, and Facility. The Tech also investigates non-conforming materials and issues Holds, provides support for disposition of Held materials, and assists in continuous improvement investigations.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control.
  • Tests and analyzes materials used as ingredients, in process materials, and finished products to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Documents results of tests and analyses on standardized forms, writes test reports, and prepares graphs and charts.
  • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas; cleans, calibrates, and operates test equipment.
  • Uses SAP to locate information about ingredients, packaging, and finished products for traceability purposes.
  • Performs routine Quality System Audits, Facility GMP Inspections, and Production Process Audits.
  • Reviews and maintain completed production records for conformance to GMP documentation requirements, obtains needed corrections, and files.
  • Creates, revises, and reviews controlled GMP documents.
  • Performs investigations to identify root cause and corrective actions.
  • Uses PowerPoint and other methods to deliver Quality topic training to new hires and small employee groups.

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • 1+ years in a Quality Auditor or Quality Control position in a manufacturing facility required, preferably RTE food manufacturing
  • Prior experience with FDA regulated industry or Safe Quality Food (SQF), BRC, AIB certified  industry preferred
  • Experience conducting internal quality audits and inspections preferred
  • Experience working with minimal to no supervision required

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma, general education degree (GED); or equivalent experience as determined by HR required
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or a similar field preferred

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Strong critical reasoning skills with the ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Microsoft Office and PC skills  required
  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs.
  • Aptitude for teambuilding and employee engagement.
  • Strong organizational, time management, verbal, and written communication skills

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Buffalo, NY

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.