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Quality Assurance Technician, BACARDÍ OC

Job Name

Quality Assurance Technician, BACARDÍ OC

Country:

United States of America

City:

Jacksonville, FL

Function:

Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Daniella Argueta

About the role

What does a Quality Assurance Technician?

A Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for supporting the plant from an analytical and packaging quality perspective through the analysis of the liquid and packaging on a daily basis. Instrumentation includes but is not limited to densimeter, gas and liquid chromatography, pH meter, turbidimeter, spectrophometer, atomic absorption spectrophotmeter and refractometer.

About You

You have a BA/BS in a natural science field, Chemistry is a plus with 3-5 years of professional laboratory experience in quality assurance or other similar environment.
Experience in both Packaging and Analytical environments is desired. You are self-motivated, dependable, flexible and detail oriented with good personal skills.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Perform analysis on ingredients, in process liquid, finished product liquid, and finished package 
  • Comprehend and adhere to all Bacardi procedures and maintain accurate and precise records
  • Conduct instrument and method development, write procedures and train personnel on new techniques 
  • Participate in organoleptic training and be a member of the tasting panel
  • Perform fill point checks on the line and make adjustments as required in accordance with TTB regulations
  • Assist Quality Assurance Management with projects and special assignments as directed

Skills and Experience

The Skills and Experience needed to create your legacy:
  • A working understanding of good general laboratory practices and laboratory safety practices
  • Actual hands-on operational experience with various above described lab equipment a plus
  • Must possess and apply strong communication, documentation, and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle stressful, fast-paced, rapidly changing environments 
  • Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Personal Qualities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to team concept
  • Self-motivated, proactive and dependable
  • Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills 
Other
  • We are looking for people who are globally mobile and have aspirations to experience different cultures

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.