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Standard Functional Foods Group, Inc/ Hearthside Food Solutions

Quality Assurance Technician (Food Manufacturing QA)

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:$14.00
Location:US-TN-Nashville Job Reference:

Successful candidates for the Quality Assurance Technician role should have the ability to follow instructions closely and work independently with minimal supervision. Someone with advanced math skills and strong organizational skills, who is also detail-oriented, would be a good fit for this role.

Additional requirements of the Quality Assurance Technician include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education

  • A.S. in Science or other technical training/certification, preferred

  • 6 months to 1 year in food or pharmaceutical manufacturing, preferred

  • 1 to 4 years of QA/QC lab/line tech experience (This can include laboratory experience associated with obtaining science-related degree)

  • PC proficiency in Windows-based applications

  • Ability to lift a minimum up to 50 pounds on occasion

  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image

  • Working knowledge of established food safety regulations, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s), and high-speed packaging operations, strongly preferred


Quality Assurance Technician – Manufacturing / Warehouse / Production QA


As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will enjoy a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Wages

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Bonus Program

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities

  • Team Environment

  • Opportunities for Advancement

  • On-the-Job Training Program

  • Aggressive Promotion from Within

Job Description:

Experienced Quality Assurance Technicians, put your experience to work for you! Join our growing QA team! Standard Functional Foods Group is an industry-leading contract manufacturer of nutritional and healthy snack bars. Established in 1901, we remain a family-operated company that values relationships with its customers and employees as the cornerstone of its business. We are looking for Quality Assurance Technicians to join our growing team.

Your proven experience as a Quality Assurance Technician in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment will ensure your success in this role. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a growing food production company and industry leader, and you meet our qualifications, we want to talk to you! Apply today!

As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will be responsible for performing a variety of tests or other QA tasks to help provide top quality and safe products that meet food production requirements and specifications.

Additional responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Technician include:

  • Performing daily product inspection, sampling collections for micro testing, co-packers, and in-house retains (holds)

  • Performing product testing, including: Seal integrity testing, Measuring water activity – (Aw Testing), Product weight control evaluation, Vitamin C testing, DOD testing, HACCP, and allergen control testing

  • Ensuring daily scale verification is being followed

  • Verifying product lot codes and check weigher settings

  • Monitoring Kosher/non-Kosher processes (color code) and production schedule

  • Performing QA record retention

  • Observing employees, the facility, and production processes for compliance to GMP policies

  • Keeping shelf life samples organized and disposing of the expired ones

  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of work area

Contact Information
Standard Functional Foods Group, Inc/ Hearthside Food Solutions
Name: Recruitment Coordinator
Ph: 16158896360

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