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Quality Assurance Technician

Greer SC Refresco North America

The Quality Technician is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day quality operations including the implementation and monitoring of quality, sanitation and batching systems to facilitate compliance with company objectives and regulatory requirements.

***This is a night shift opportunity (5:45pm – 6:15am)***


  • Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) while in the warehouse or production areas.
  • Responsible to adhere to food quality and food safety as per quality standards and/or Safe Quality Food requirements.
  • Ensure all products being run conform to the product specifications as outlined in SAP system, and conduct analysis on raw deliveries, syrup batches and treated water.
  • Maintain accurate, legible records of all tests and retests performed. Complete all other required reports (work orders, action reports, etc.) in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with all departments to improve quality, increase efficiencies, increase yields and eliminate out of specification or damaged product.
  • Startup lines in an accurate and timely manner through pre-confirming flavor to be run, carbo-trol/flow mix settings and product parameters.
  • Conduct chemical and physical analysis on raw and intermediate processing materials including packaging materials and determine status of materials as acceptable or unacceptable.
  • Complete flavor changes in an accurate and timely manner through pre-confirming flavor to be run, carbo-trol/flow mix settings and product parameters.
  • Evaluate finished products against current standards by performing audits to monitor all aspects of finished product and packaging integrity.
  • Check process control parameters to assure proper equipment application and operation is being maintained by performing secure seal, closure torque and seaming checks.
  • Ensure accurate test results by maintaining proper operation, cleanliness and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain laboratory cleanliness at all times.
  • Utilize free time by assisting other technicians or production personnel, filing, preparing reagents, photocopying audit sheets, checking held products, emptying reference samples, reading micro plates, checking inventory supplies and overseeing repacks.
  • Complete special projects and other reasonable duties as assigned by Lead Hand or Management.
  • When more than one shift is operating, communicate with the technician coming on shift of any issues which may affect product or scheduling as well as cleaning all equipment and benches used for your line. Mop the floor if not already completed. Wait for your replacement before leaving the laboratory. If your replacement is late, inform lead hand on shift or contact the QA Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Food Science, Quality or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Quality within a manufacturing environment, preferably food/beverage industry
  • Knowledge of quality systems (GMP, HACCP, SQF) – certification ideal
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, SAP and Power Point
  • Demonstrated ability to understand manufacturing software.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to push and/or pull up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to continuously stand and/or walk for extended periods of time on concrete surface.
  • Ability to repeatedly kneel, bend, crouch, reach and/or stoop throughout the shift as needed to successfully perform job duties.
  • Successful completion of a post offer physical assessment, drug screen and background check required.

Refresco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. 

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