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Quality Control Technician

Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Company Description

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. The company takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains and using expert knowledge and capabilities produces high quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for customers and consumers worldwide.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia located in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN’s brand portfolio consists of – Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth which has been achieved both organically and through acquisition. Today, GPN has approximately $1.2B in revenue and 2,500 employees worldwide. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, GPN is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture and market items in every product category.


As the parent of Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Plc is a global performance nutrition and ingredients group with leading market positions in cheese, whey proteins, sports nutrition and micronutrient premixes headquartered in Kilkenny, Ireland. Glanbia Plc has over 6,900 employees in 34 countries worldwide. Its products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries. The company is organized into a number of divisions; Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), Glanbia Nutritionals, Glanbia Ireland and also a number of joint ventures. Revenues for Glanbia plc are approximately $4.1B. For more information visit the company website at:



Duties and Responsibilities


% of Time Spent

• Fully understand the receiving process flow for raw and packaging materials.


• Fully understand the Distribution Centers and Warehouses process in regards to Finished Goods inspections, SAP transactions and releases.


• Enter results into a computerized system, track and report results (GP/SAP/MS Office programs).


• Understand microbiological concepts, procedures, and knowledge of aseptic technique for Environmental Program ECA’s coordination.


• Perform and Sign-off on raw material and packaging samples and inspections.


• Perform and Sign-off on Finished Good Inspections and Releases and report to Quality Management for dispositions.


• Prepare and/or collect samples for laboratory testing for Raw Material receipts and FG investigations.


• Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned by Quality Management.


  • Thoroughly compare COA and product spec details to accurately receive product.
  • Help in resolving sample test concerns, Analyze and correct paperwork inaccuracies.



Education Requirements


Education Level



High School or GED

  • High school diploma.



Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago