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Quality Control Technician I - 2nd Shift

Pro-Form Laboratories has been a leader in the development and production of nutritional powders for 35 years.  As the "Pros in Powders", we blend experience, quality, innovation and technology to ensure our customers' success in today's ever changing marketplace.

We are looking for a Quality Control Technician I to join our team in Benicia, CA.

This role will require 30 days through an Agency as a trial period.  
It will be considered "Temp to Hire". 

It is a 2nd shift (swing) role with a start time of 2.00 pm

The entry level position (Quality Control Technician I) is responsible for executing in accordance to Company Quality systems set forth to comply with 21 CFR part 110 and 111 and Company certifications including NSF, QAI (Organic) and OU Kosher.  QC Technicians will perform tasks to meet scheduled production dates. This position is accountable for accurate documentation and ensuring appropriate testing is performed in accordance to Company procedures and 21 CFR Part 111. QC Technicians report lab supply needs to the Quality Team Leader/Supervisor. 

Essential Functions:

  • Inspect incoming components upon receipt and inform appropriate personnel of non- conforming results; infestation, damages or other food safety concerns
  • Sample incoming components in accordance to Company sampling plan for retain purposes and evaluation or submission to laboratory for analysis
  • Prepare composite samples for submission to laboratory for analysis
  • Responsible for handling components and avoiding damage or contamination
  • Stay abreast of all urgent requests of Raw Materials and Packaging Components as needed by Production
  • Prepare lab submission forms
  • Support sampling of expired materials
  • Support routine environmental sampling in the facility
  • Support routine sanitizations through environmental swabbing and ATP testing
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety rules including safe operation of    equipment
  • Adhere to local, state, and federal regulations including but not limited to OSHA and CFR’s
  • Maintain business confidentiality relative to picking, promotions, distribution methods, inventory, customer lists and financial reports
  • Utilize equipment/tools properly to increase productivity, efficiency, safety, and report any unsafe conditions/equipment or injury
  • Perform other job functions as required

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


1 year of GMP manufacturing experience preferred
Strong organizational skills
Ability to perform simple math calculations and printing legibly on applicable documents
Understanding the different means to identify raw materials and packaging components
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices & Standard Operating Procedures
Ability to maintain legible and accurate records
Communication (oral and written); bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Problem solving skills
Attention to detail
Strong work ethic and sense of urgency
Excellent attendance
Strong desire to ensure customer needs are met with the best service possible
Position requires interfacing with several departments
Able to follow instructions
Self-motivated and goal-oriented
Able to multi-task
Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
Able to work as part of a team 
Available to work overtime, various shifts, weekends, and holidays as production demands


High School Diploma or equivalent

Reporting Relationships:

Quality Control Technicians report directly to the Quality Team Leader/Supervisor, and work with others in the Quality Department.

The Quality Team Leader/Supervisor reports directly to the Quality Continuous Improvement and Sanitation Manager

Pay Rate:

The pay rate for this position is $14 per hour

Physical Requirements:


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Pro-Form Laboratories offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, FSA, paid vacation and sick leave.  For consideration, please include your resume and cover letter with your application.

It is the policy and intent of Pro-Form Laboratories to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or medical condition as defined in federal and state laws.  This policy covers all facets of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, selection, placement, promotions, transfers, demotions, termination, training, and compensation.

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