Fortress Nutrition

It is an exciting time to be part of the Fortress Nutrition team! We are growing rapidly and launching a brand new 3rd shift to expand our high-speed canning/beverage production capabilities. If you have a passion for quality and enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced production environment, we would love to have you apply today!

 

The training schedule of this position will be as follows:

  • 6:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday (until 3rd shift launch date – anticipated March 4th)

 

The standard hours of this position will be 10:00pm-6:30am, Monday-Friday.

 

 

Job Title: Quality Technician (Beverage Manufacturing) – 3rd Shift

Job Summary: Working as part of the Quality team and under the supervision of the Quality Supervisor, the Quality Technician is responsible for supporting the day-to-day quality and production related activities on our 2nd shift high-speed canning/beverage lines.

 

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:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 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/beverage, dietary supplement or pharmaceutical manufacturing, or bottle/canning facility strongly desired
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision while staying on task, adapting to changes in priorities, and demonstrating a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to communicate effectively and timely with operations personnel and leadership
  • Great problem-solver with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Suite Programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; converse and listen
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, up to ten (10) or more hours in a shift
  • Occasionally required to lift, carry, move, push or pull materials, product or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work overtime including occasional weekends as needed to support business operations

 

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 Plan Option with Quarterly Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability 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 send your resume directly to careers@fortressllc.com.

 

Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.