Fortress Nutrition

It is an exciting time at Fortress Nutrition! As we continue to grow rapidly, we are looking for motivated self-starters who want to contribute to the success of our team, achieve personal growth, develop a meaningful career and celebrate wins in a team focused environment. If you have a passion for quality and the food & beverage industry, and enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced production environment, we strongly encourage you to apply today!

 

Job Title: Quality Technician (Canning/Beverage Operations)
Standard Hours: 6:00am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday – OT required as needed to work until 4:30pm

 

Job Summary: Working as part of the Quality team and reporting to the Quality Supervisor, the Quality Technician (Canning/Beverage Operations) will support the day-to-day quality and production related activities on our Canning & Beverage line.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform quality control testing and execute basic routine quality assessments of raw materials, in-process, and finished processed goods.
  • Collect samples for shipments to third-party laboratories.
  • Perform routine calibrations of laboratory instrumentation; maintain instrument health.
  • Communicate quality data and provide quality guidance to internal customers.
  • Ensure all quality documents (MMRs, Cleaning Logs, Test Records, etc.) are properly completed in real time with strict attention-to-detail following Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) for accuracy and consistency.
  • Provide support as needed during audits by regulatory and third-party certifying bodies.
  • Conduct and coordinate facility environmental testing as part of the Internal Environmental Monitoring Program.
  • Maintain an organized and clean quality laboratory and replenish inventory as needed.
  • Assist with company programs and initiatives, such as Fortress Nutrition’s Calibration Program and customer complaint investigation.
  • Execute all tasks with sense of urgency and flexibility as required to meet production needs.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs and maintain sanitary conditions to ensure that equipment and product quality is maintained at all times.
  • Cross-train with Quality Technician team to ensure consistent coverage and to avoid business/operational interruptions.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent is required; Post-secondary education, training is preferred
  • 2+ years of demonstrated success in a Quality Control role is required
  • 2+ years of lab experience working with various instrumentation, including but not limited to auto titrators, pH meters, Brix and density is strongly desired
  • Prior experience working in a food, dietary or pharmaceutical supplement manufacturing, or related manufacturing industry is strongly desired
  • Must be flexible to work overtime as needed to cover gaps in shift handoff
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision while staying on task, adapting to changes in priorities, and demonstrating strong sense of urgency
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Suite Programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively and timely with operation personnel and leadership
  • Great problem-solver with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; converse and listen; sit, stand and walk for long periods of time (up to 10 hours in one shift)
  • Occasionally required to lift, carry, move, push or pull materials, product or equipment weighing up to 50lbs

 


Why Fortress Nutrition – Check out our Benefits & Perks!!

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Double Time Pay For 50+ Hours Per Week!
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance – HSA Option!
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability, Life & AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match & Aggressive ROI
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus – Uncapped!
  • …and more!!!

 

To apply for this position, please email your resume directly to careers@fortressllc.com.

 

Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.