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QA Technician II - Blending

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Waco, TX - USA
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-18716

Position Overview:

Function Specific Activities:

Supports quality engineers in semi-standard processes to ensure compliance with standards; works with QA engineers and manufacturing staff to ensure inspection and testing procedures are implemented and maintained; assists in the development of standards to meet quality specifications and recommends changes to basic procedures. Individual contributor that works under limited supervision; applies subject matter knowledge; requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Shift Flexibility Required

  • Set-up batching equipment & stage ingredients.
  • Batch product to support production and perform all documentation associated with batching.
  • Perform quality testing of the blended product.
  • Perform ingredient movements in the SAP system.
  • Perform product flavor change-overs as required.
  • Perform CIP on all equipment associated with batching and perform all documentation associated with CIP procedures.
  • Keep accurate QA reports and ingredient usage reports daily.
  • Inspect incoming ingredients as needed.
  • Perform quarterly GMP inspections and follow up on deficiencies for correction.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with all other departments to facilitate a team environment.
  • Work directly with maintenance personnel, production personnel, and management in problem-solving to ensure maximum production efficiencies and high quality products.
  • Maintain Q.A. equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards.
  • Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, and all Company rules and policies.
  • Work an 8-hour, 10-hour or 12-hour shift and or required necessary hours to meet the business requirements.
  • Demonstrate good attendance in accordance with plant attendance guidelines.
  • Use equipment/instrumentation operations manuals as required.
  • Read, write, as well as understand and comply with MSDS sheets.
  • Keep work area clean at all times.
  • Able to identify deficiencies within area of responsibility and implement or recommend appropriate corrective actions.


  • Train new associates.
  • Deliver presentations.
  • Operate FAX machine and copier machine.
  • Order supplies and chemicals.
  • Management retains the discretion to add to or to change the description at any time.


  • Working knowledge of quality assurance testing procedures.
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions.
  • Must be able to obtain a forklift license.
  • Ability to read equipment/instrumentation operations manuals.
  • Ability to recognize material and product defects.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual and finger dexterity.
  • Ability to work on all shifts.
  • Ability to work up to 12 hour shifts to satisfy business needs.
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or overtime as required.
  • Ability to hear machine operation sounds to detect mechanical problems, changes in speed and other routine running conditions.


  • Work is performed in a quality assurance laboratory of a high-speed bottling and chilled juice production environment.
  • Work requires exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, working around moving equipment, tanks, heights, wet conditions, fumes, vibrations, dust, etc.


  • Personal protective equipment.
  • MSDS sheets.
  • Measuring instruments, equipment/instrumentation operations manuals.
  • Computer and associated software.
  • Safety glasses, hearing protection.
  • Forklift.

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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