IFF Family of Companies Hiring Quality Technician

Posted: 10/24/2021

Quality Technician

Date: Oct 26, 2021

Location: Terre Haute, Indiana, US, 47802-5539

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Quality Technician

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

•  Medical insurance, including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
•  Prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance
•  401k plan with a generous company match and a separate company Retirement Contribution
•  3 weeks of paid vacation to start, 12 paid holidays annually and a bonus plan

Want to work in a flexible, High Performance Work System?

The In-Process-Control/Finished Goods Quality Technician reports to the Quality Manager and supports the continual production process by working a rotating twelve-hour shift in conjunction with operations.  The successful candidate works within the BRC quality management system, performs routine and some non-routine chemical evaluations of samples via modern lab equipment including HPLC, ICP, moisture balance, pH and conductivity meters.  Additional duties include; investigating sources of product non-conformance, auditing, assisting in test method development, and recording information in written form. 

Key Elements:

•  Analyze incoming raw materials, process samples and streams, and finished goods to assure material specification compliance, proper plant operation, and reporting of all aspects of quality pertaining to the manufacturing process.
•  Record and transmit obtained analytical data as required in a timely manner.  Enter data and usage decisions in SAP.
•  Perform some preventative and non-routine instrument maintenance, reporting any malfunctions or needed repairs.
•  Calibrate and standardize laboratory instruments and record data as scheduled.
•  Perform environmental monitoring activities including; sampling and post sampling handling
•  Maintain a clean and orderly work area and conform to laboratory Chemical Hygiene.
•  Participate in test method development.
•  Demonstrate good safety behavior and environmental responsibility.
•  Perform assigned duties during laboratory or plant emergencies.  
•  Perform activities per the Hazardous Waste and DOT Hazardous Material - Position Description Appendix, EDOC-030
•  Data review
•  Capable of communicating basic lab methods and skills to others including other lab techs and process operators
•  Communicate via corporate email and voice mail.
•  Maintain a working home or cell telephone, with active voice mail.
•  Work twelve hour rotating shift schedule with occasional overtime

Job Requirements

•  The candidate shall possess an A. S. degree in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology or closely related science.
•  Necessary skills include familiarization with laboratory apparatus, good communication skills, and the ability to function independently in a laboratory setting.
•  Must have demonstrated potential for accepting additional responsibilities and learning.

Competencies Utilized in this Position: 
•  Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
•  Functional Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
•  Informing - Provides the information people know to do their jobs and feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.

Desired Skills:
•  Experience in the use and maintenance of complex instrumentation such as HPLC, ICP, auto-titrators and spectrophotometers
•  Skilled in use of laboratory and business software such as LIMS, SAP, ChemStation and ICP Expert
•  Method development and validation experience
•  Experience in calibration of laboratory equipment

Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, please apply at https://careers.iff.com 
At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.