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Job Title:  Quality Assurance Tech I- Day Shift

Facility:  Denver Manufacturing Plant
Location: 

Denver, Colorado, United States

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Why work for Dawn Foods?

 

PEOPLE.    PRODUCTS.    CUSTOMERS.

 

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay $23.00/hour
  • $1,000 Signing Bonus
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Family-owned business over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce

 

Shift Schedule:

  • Monday – Saturday with two rotating days off during the week.
  • 4:30am – 4:30pm (12 hour shifts)
  • Overtime required based on business needs

 

Job Purpose and Overview

As a Quality Assurance Technician I, you will be responsible for performing daily quality activities in the plant which includes but not limited to process audit, GMP audits, various in process or laboratory testing to ensure every ingredient and finished good meet product specifications.  The Quality Technician is responsible for identifying quality issues, reporting them to the appropriate person and initiating the corrective action process.

 

What Does It Take to be a Quality Assurance Technician I at Dawn Foods?  

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.  

  • High School Diploma preferred
  • 1 years of experience and/or equivalent education in supporting plants and assessing the effectiveness of plant quality and food safety programs
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to problem solve in variable situations
  • Must be able to work well with others and independently
  • Knowledge of basic lab equipment such as water activity, viscometers, etc.
  • Basic math, record keeping and computer skills

 

What will you do as a Quality Assurance Technician I at Dawn Foods? 

  • Monitors and inspects and tests the products in process or in the lab.  Ensures the products meet all specifications.  Records all information and reports any discrepancies. 
  • Monitors and checks the calibration of measuring equipment and the operation of metal detectors to ensure proper operation.  Reports any problems immediately.
  • Performs formula audits and process audits, documents audit results.
  • Monitors adherence to all food safety and quality programs including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices and the Food Safety Plan.  Reports any problems to the appropriate Lead/Supervisor.                                                                              
  • Promotes and facilitates safe work practices at all times. 
  • Takes appropriate actions to ensure the safety of all Dawn team members.
  • Performs environmental swabbing as per the schedule
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Assists in the investigation of out of compliance products
  • Create a safe work environment by embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive environment where all team members are treated equally and with respect
  • Must be able to work in an environment where various allergens, including, but not limited to nuts, are received as shipments, mixed in ingredients, used as toppings, or baked into product.  This will fluctuate based on business need.
  • Support the Circle of Excellence and the Dawn Philosophy of Team Dawn 

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, move, or utilize objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Frequent standing, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, stooping, and squatting
  • The employee is occasionally required to use sensory perception for quality measurement of products. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, wheat, and soy.

 

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here. 

 

Required PPE

  • Safety Shoes
  • Gloves
  • Hair Net
  • Beard Net (if needed)
  • Safety Ear Protection
  • Additional PPE may be required

 

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.” 

 

About Our Benefits 

Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits. 

 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 36022

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.

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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