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QC Technician- Night Shift

Mt. Olive Pickle Company
Mount Olive, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description
  • Quality Control Technician 

Come join our family…the #1 brand of pickles, peppers, and relishes!

Mt. Olive Pickle Company offers a competitive salary and benefit package and continues to strive to be the Employer of Choice within the community.


COVID-19 considerations: Please refer to our website at for detailed information on Mt. Olive Pickle Company’s Response to COVID-19

We have a Quality Control Technician position available on Night Shift. Performs Quality Control inspections in assigned work area. Collects and tests samples, documents results and reports deviations from standards based on Quality Control specifications. Verifies products meet Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) critical limits and Critical Quality(CQ) limits.High school graduate plus additional training needed. Ability to read, write and speak in English required. Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions needed for job tasks. Must have the ability to follow directions and complete special tasks or projects as instructed by management.

Note: Quality Control Technicians are assigned to work in different areas based on production schedule . They must be able to perform the duties in each area. The absence of any QC Technician performing HACCP or CQP monitoring must be covered by another QC technician or individual trained to monitor HACCP critical limits or CQP’s.

Key Functions

· Completes routine chemical analysis on samples of syrups and brines, raw ingredients, in-process samples, and finished product.

· Evaluates product for physical defects and verifies the defects do not exceed the specification limits.

· Performs pH analysis on in-process and equilibrated samples. Verifies all samples meet the HACCP critical limit for pH. Calibrates the pH meter as required.

· Thru measurement or by using good judgment, verifies that product being produced meets expected specifications pertaining to appearance, volume, spice additions, and other parameters.

· Performs various tests on caps to meet established parameters.

· Calibrates thermometers for production.

· Perform Glass Breakage inspection on the production lines in the event of a glass break

· Performs checks to verify blancher temperatures and salt content.

· Inspects finished product packaging for defects including incorrect code dates or product codes, incorrect label usage, capping problems, label defects, or product defects.

· Follows established procedures for placing product on hold (red carding).

· Monitors CQP’s (Critical Quality Points) and take appropriate action when outside the control limits.

· Verifies all testing results are within specification and take appropriate action when samples are outside the acceptable ranges.

· Performs taste tests on finished product samples.

· Completes necessary paperwork for quality control and operations based on scheduled production.

· Enter in-process and Finished product data in our PreSage data system

· Maintains and evaluates quality control fermentation samples.

· Effectively communicates problems to manufacturing and quality control management.

· Must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment and cover any area of the department as needed.

· Keeps work area clean and neat.

· Follows safety rules and company policies.

Other Duties

· Participates in training, employee meetings, committees, project teams, etc. as appropriate.

· Receives written and verbal instructions on the above job tasks and performs other duties as directed by Supervisor.

Mt. Olive Pickle Co., Inc. is an Affirmative Action /Equal Employment Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabilities.

Company Description
Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc., located at the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive, North Carolina, manufactures the best-selling brand of pickles in the country with distribution in all 50 states. The company ferments pickles on site and produces fresh-packed pickles, peppers, relishes and much more. In business for over 90 years, Mt. Olive is known for quality products, dedicated employees, and its support of the local community.

We strive continually to improve our operations, to make our processes better and more efficient, and to deliver the best quality and value for our customers and consumers. We seek forward thinking individuals with a desire to make a difference.

Mt. Olive Pickle Company


Mount Olive, NC



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