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Quality Control Technician- 2nd Shift

Utz Quality
Enterprise, NV
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Utz Quality Foods is looking to grow their loyal, career driven, and customer focused team, and are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician at their manufacturing facility located in Las Vegas, NV on 2nd shift.

The Quality Control Technician ensures all quality parameters are being met at all times. This position is responsible to maintain a consistent quality product by performing QC checks (moisture, breakage, Oxygen, Bag Seal integrity, date code and raw material verification) and other checks as requested by Quality Assurance Manager. Experienced candidates who are looking for a position where their skills/experience and hard work are highly valued are encouraged to apply. This position works Mon-Fri 7:00pm-7:00am.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare shift reports as directed by the Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Perform line inspections and raw material verifications prior to production beginning after a changeover or at the start of production for the week.
  • Validate sanitation effectiveness and complete Post-Op or Pre-Op sanitation inspection report.
  • Constantly inspect product as it is being produced to ensure it meets the benchmark standard and customer expectations and stop production immediately if out of tolerance deviation occurs.
  • Verify all online inspection sheets and production documents prior to and during production. Sign off on all changeover check sheets as quickly as possible to verify all details are correct or to minimize the amount of product to be put on hold.
  • Place all out of specification products and/or raw materials on hold using an orange QC Hold tag.
  • Conduct and report daily GMP audits and corrective measures on designated shift. Perform a walkthrough with the shift supervisor at least once per week.
  • Assist in maintaining retained production samples for each product produced.
  • Assist with training of new employees and refresher training of existing employees in GMP, HACCP and other certifications.
  • Assist with customer complaints investigations, sample preparation and shipping, and keeping Process Sheets up to date with production notes and speeds.
  • Assist with required Quality Assurance reports, R/D tasks and production sample runs/trials.
  • Conduct taste tests to ensure production run matches previous runs/samples.


  • 1-2 years of experience working in the production/manufacturing or quality control environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be qualifying.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with staff and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and exercise good judgment in making decisions within the scope of authority of the position.
  • Ability to think and work effectively under pressure and accurately complete tasks within established times.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

Celebrating 100 years of Utz!

Here at Utz, our goal is to manufacture and sell the best possible products with a commitment to customer satisfaction that is second to none. Our iconic family of brands includes Utz, R.W. Garcia, Zapps, Bachman, Good Health, TGI Friday’s, and Jax. We pride ourselves on our pleasant working environment, challenging opportunities, career growth and competitive wages. We also offer an attractive benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, an employer match 401k, profit sharing plan, employee stock purchase plan and more. Come grow with the Utz Family of Brands!

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Utz Quality


Enterprise, NV