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PepsiCo Microbiology Quality Control Technician Vacancy – Apply Online

PepsiCo Microbiology Quality Control Technician Vacancy – Apply Online

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and continue to share our future and deliver innovative products to our consumers. As a Principal Scientist, your primary responsibilities are leading research and development projects and providing analytical solutions in support of Innovation and Discovery for Beverage R&D in Valhalla, NY. As a Subject Matter Expert in quality and specification of food ingredients/flavors, Agricultural Residue testing, and analytical method development and application, the incumbent will work closely with our global Measurement Sciences teams on harmonization of methods, specification program digitization, and lab LIMS renovation as needed.

Job Title: Technician – Quality Control

Location: Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Department: Supply Chain

Req Id 5000857423306

Eligibility Criteria:

* 18 years or older

  • Experience with audit compliance (e.g., monitoring, documentation, variance explanation, etc.)
  •  Experience with product changeovers (e.g., CIP, flavor changes, sanitizing, setting formulas, etc.)
  •  Experience operating testing instruments (e.g., Carbo Qc, HPLC, Densitometers, Water Testing, etc.)
  •  Experience following standards of operations (SOPs) (e.g., following procedures, etc.)
  •  Experience calibrating instruments (e.g., making adjustments to ensure accurate measurement, etc.)
  •  Experience with microbiology (e.g., product sensitivity, Category 3 and Category 4 products, etc.)
  •  Experience with reverse osmosis/water treatment systems (e.g., permeated technology, etc.)
  •  Experience with cooling/ammonia systems (e.g., able to troubleshoot and maintain, etc.)
  •  Experience with mechanical systems (e.g., general troubleshooting, cleaning, and reassembly, etc.)
  •  Experience with sensory testing (e.g., taste, odor, appearance vs. reference sample, etc.)
  •  Experience with basic chemistry (e.g., titrator, pH, dosing, graduated cylinders, mixing, etc.)
  •  Experience with food safety (e.g., AIB certification, operations prerequisite programs, UP lights, etc.)

Position operates the equipment that blends raw materials to create beverage products to exact specifications. The position is responsible for weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients to standards. Performs routine tests to ensure the resulting mixture meets specified properties and consistencies. Performs periodic sampling of products as they are being bottled/canned to ensure continuous meeting of standards including product quality, fill levels, labeling, freshness dating, and container integrity. Records test data and communicate modifications to the manufacturing process to eliminate any irregularities. May be required to periodically deep clean and sanitize blending/filling equipment and production lines.

This job may require lifting/carrying cases weighing 20-45 pounds repeatedly over a 10-12 hour period and continuous standing and walking, manipulating and handling product samples while sitting.


  • Operate and monitor production line(s) to ensure efficiency
  •  Remove or shift materials and/or finished products to facilitate proper flow
  •  Perform tests and use special equipment to ensure package and product quality
  •  Operate all manufacturing equipment efficiently and safely
  •  Clean equipment and area during and after shift
  •  Maintain clean work area through good housekeeping practices
  •  Follow process guidelines and expedite quality concerns to management
  •  Work with production/maintenance as necessary
  •  Keep daily records of tests performed and results
  •  Regular, reliable, predictable attendance

PepsiCo Microbiology Quality Control

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