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Part Time Regional Quality Center Lab Technician in Bellevue, NE at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Position Summary:

The part time RQC Lab Technician is part of the Quality Systems Team. The general objective is to monitor critical quality attributes of finished products and ingredients for a group of bakeries according to the operative manual, record and report on a timely manner results from analysis, inspections and scoring sessions.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Back Up of Regional Quality Center Technician.
  • Comply with all company policies applicable to his or her position (safety, code of ethics, policies and procedures)
  • Coordinate logistics to get finished product and ingredient samples from the bakeries in his or her region and from suppliers when applicable.
  • Will be responsible that all shipping costs are correctly allocated, identified and reported in a timely manner.
  • Receive samples as they arrive to RQC location, store them according to the standards recommended in the RQC Operative Manual.
  • Follow the program for the scoring sessions, analysis and inspections released by the Sr. Quality Systems Manager.
  • Apply consistently all analysis, scoring and inspection procedures included in the Operative Manual for finished products and ingredients.
  • Perform analysis throughout shelf life of the products.
  • Document results and pertinent observations after each analysis, score session or inspection.
  • Communicate results and corrective actions to the bakeries.
  • Provides general guidelines regarding quality of the products and ingredients to the bakeries.
  • Keep regional center under his or her responsibility in world class working conditions in terms of: consumable item supply, order, housekeeping practices, equipment maintenance and efficiency.
  • Support bakeries and corporate  with different projects
  • Provide feedback to the Manager to refine and improve the programs, practices, procedures and recommendations in the day to day work.
  • Participate in weekly calls for alignment and coordination.
  • Follow and apply in the day to day work the training programs that are designed for his or her position.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies: 

  • Ability to work in an isolated location managed remotely with occasional visits from RQC Manager.
  • Willing to work shifts if necessary.
  • Organized, comfortable following rigid procedures, disciplined to follow schedules.
  • Occasional traveling, mainly for training purposes.
  • Ability to follow up, address problems/issues on time
  • This person needs to be proactive, responsible, self – motivated and self - managed

Education and Work History:

  • B.Sc. in food science, nutrition, baking or grain science.
  • Experience in scoring finished product.
  • At least 2-3 years laboratory/quality assurance in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Basic computer skills or better in Microsoft excel, power point, word, SharePoint and Outlook.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

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