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Quality Control Technician

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84104

Company: Glanbia

Quality Control Technician


Supervisor’s Title:       Corporate Director, Quality & Regulatory Affairs

Department:                Quality Control

Location:                     Foodarom USA Inc., SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Exempt Status:           Non-exempt


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.


Job Summary

The job of the quality control technician is to test incoming materials as well as finished products (Flavors) to be sure they are into specifications.  The quality control technician will also assist the GFSI coordinator with SQF program requests.  More details on functions below.


Essential Functions

The role of the Quality Control Technician is to:

  • Conduct quality control of raw materials and ensure that results meet specified requirements.
  • Conduct quality control of manufactured products and ensure that results meet specified requirements.
  • Maintain and update a reference sample bank.
  • Prepare quality documents and certificates of analysis.
  • Participate in the investigation of manufacturing problems and suggest solutions to solve problems.
  • Assist the GFSI Coordinator with SQF Program requests.
  • Participate in the monitoring tasks of the quality assurance programs in place (HACCP and SQF).
  • Participate in the implementation of standards by following always established instructions and by playing a role of coach with other employees.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Know and enforce the BPH (Good Hygiene Practices) / GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) of the industry.
  • Comply with company policies / instructions related to the quality system in place (Food Safety Plan / SQF).
  • Perform other related duties.



Education, Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, chemistry or another related field or equivalent experience.
  • PCQI certified an asset
  • SQF practitioner certified an asset


Experience Required:

  • 1 to 3 years of pertinent experience in the aromatic industry or in the food industry. 


Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to identify basic tastes
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices in the food industry. 
  • Knowledge of HACCP


Language, Computer & Numeracy:

  • English
  • French an asset
  • Knowledge of SAP an asset


Typical Physical Activity

Physical Requirements

General office activities in a corporate setting


Typical Environmental Conditions

May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic) or odor


Travel Requirements

  •  Minimum travel within local area


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.





At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City