Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc

Family owned, independent co-packer with over 650 employees.

Nov 09, 2018
If interested, please apply at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Company Profile Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. (Nor-Cal), founded in 1937, is California’s largest independent beverage bottler. Family-owned for three generations, Nor-Cal mixes and packages such well-known beverage brands as Arizona Tea, Vitamin Water, PowerAde, Hansen’s, and Monster Energy, as well as Florida Natural and Minute Maid Juices, and its own brand - Go-Girl energy drinks. Nor-Cal has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking a motivated candidate with mechanical & trouble shooting skills in refrigeration, Ice Makers and Convenience store equipment to be a Service Technician for the North Bay area for our Equipment Solutions Division.   Position Summary : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Basic troubleshooting and mechanical ability. Follow direction and instruction of Supervisors. Basic, knowledge in the functions and operations associated with of  beverage,  ice making, water filtration, hot food, and display equipment, Basic diagnostics and repair of beverage,  ice making, water filtration, hot food, and display equipment Shop work as assigned. Order, ship and receive parts as needed and properly complete paperwork as it pertains to installation and repair equipment. Handle basic plumbing and electrical hook-ups as necessary. Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area. Inspect and assess parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts. Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned. Basic Installation of beverage, ice making, water filtration, hot food and display equipment. Basic Theory and operation of refrigeration systems. Intermediate diagnostics and repair of beverage, ice making, water filtration, hot food, and display equipment. EPA Certification Type 1. EPA Certification Type 2. Basic diagnostics and repair of refrigeration systems. Competent in brazing and soldering. Competent Installation of beverage, ice making, water filtration, hot food and display equipment. Handle plumbing and electrical hook-ups as necessary. Competent in the Installation, repair and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and components to include walk-in boxes, under counter units, reach-ins and ice making equipment. Ability to run a project from start to finish. Ability to read Blue Prints. Competency and attainment determined by job performance. Strong ability to work unsupervised. Advanced diagnostics and repair of beverage, ice making, water filtration, hot food, cold storage (refrigeration) and display equipment. Assist with training Service Technicians. Competencies: Strong problem solving skills. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures. Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team. Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Must be enthusiastic and proactive. Must have a cooperative attitude. Must have the ability to follow-up. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   Education and/or Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; Or three to six months related experience and/or training; Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.   Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Amount of Travel Involved : Up to 95%.   Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk and hear. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb up and down stairs, and perform repetitive motions. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.   Qualified candidate must be able to work flexible hours and lift 50 lbs on a repetitive daily basis. Candidate will be expected to ensure that customers receive the high level of service they have come to expect from Nor-Cal. Beverage industry knowledge a plus, clean DMV a must.   Here is your chance to work for one of the premier and established companies in Northern California. We offer an excellent benefit package, great working environment and a competitive wage.   If interested, please apply on-line at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Santa Rosa, CA, USA Full-Time
Nov 09, 2018
  If interested, please apply at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Company Profile Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. (Nor-Cal), founded in 1937, is California’s largest independent beverage bottler. Family-owned for three generations, Nor-Cal mixes and packages such well-known beverage brands as Arizona Tea, Vitamin Water, PowerAde, Hansen’s, and Monster Energy, as well as Florida Natural and Minute Maid Juices, and its own brand - Go-Girl energy drinks. Nor-Cal has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Director for our Production facilities in Anaheim and West Sacramento, California.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Summary:    Provides leadership and technical expertise in the planning, developing, implementing and administration of environmental, health and safety management programs and procedures in compliance with all federal and state laws, as well as customer requirements. Directs safety programs to provide a safe working environment for employees and visitors. Develops safety programs and policies. Manages the training of personnel in all areas of safety. Ensures compliance and reporting with OSHA regulations, ergonomics, and federal, state and local environmental regulations.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Assist in identification, analysis and control of occupational hazards requiring the application of professional safety knowledge, skill and abilities. Assures that Nor-Cal Beverage complies with applicable federal and state health, safety and environmental laws, regulations, and standards. Identify and evaluate occupational health, safety and environmental conditions. Responsible for the security program. Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Provide advice, counsel, and reporting concerning all city, state, and federal compliance regulations. Develop controls for identified hazards. Coordinate the implementation of controls from results of hazard analysis. Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries. Manage or assist in the development of specialized education and training materials. Conduct specialized safety and environmental training programs to communicate hazard control information. Conduct new employee occupational health, safety and environmental orientation. Conduct Safety Committee meetings. Compile, analyze, interpret and report accident, loss, and exposure statistical data; prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards. Review injury and property damage reports. Assist line managers with identifying appropriate work for employees with work restrictions. Direct environmental compliance programs related to hazardous wastes, air permitting, water pollution control, and community right-to-know programs. Recommend the purchase of safety equipment and supplies. Recommends the design and implementation of new programs to minimize company losses due to accidents. Measures effectiveness of programs. Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations.  Inspect machinery, equipment and working conditions to ensure compliance with OSHA. Maintain OSHA file and supporting documents. Accompanies OSHA inspector on inspections. Regularly inspects and reviews plant operations to assure compliance of operation and equipment with state and federal regulations. Reports any potential violations and recommends corrections as needed. Compose weekly safety training materials for all departments and maintain safety training records for all employees. Analyzes accident statistics to establish necessary precautions and changes needed for plant safety. Communicates safety policy and procedure changes to management personnel. Reviews all safety areas to review policies, determine causes, identify corrective actions and conducts training in areas such as: ergonomics, CTD cases, emergency response team, lockout/tagout, hazard communication, and personal protective equipment. Plans, budgets and administers the safety and safety incentive programs. Investigates all safety related incidents, reviews incident reports and completes necessary reports for insurance carrier, risk management system and corporate safety office. Assist fleet manager with safety responsibilities, including driver safety training and serve as Lead of the Accident Review Board. Conducts annual fork lift training. Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Perform all other duties as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.   Minimum Qualifications/Experience: BA/BS in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Sciences, or in a related field is preferred; 10 years of safety and environmental compliance experience; or An equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior involvement in Cal/OSHA safety inspections, accident investigations, environmental audits and knowledge of state and federal safety and environmental compliance required.   Skills/Competencies: Demonstrated knowledge of delivering hands on health, safety and environmental training. Proven expertise is Environmental Permitting. Prior involvement in OSHA safety inspections, accident investigations and knowledge of state and federal safety codes required. Knowledge of environmental regulations. Ability to develop, implement, and coordinate comprehensive health and safety accident prevention programs. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (training/presentations/report writing.) Ability to lead and direct teams and/or committees. Prior involvement in wastewater reductions, water and energy savings. Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Ability to work at all levels within organization and the ability to work in a diverse work group. Must be able to work with other safety personnel in corresponding plants to meet consistency. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. Possess and demonstrate excellent customer service skills, analytical and problem solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, good project and time management.  Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Supervisory Responsibilities:    Yes   Amount of Travel Involved:        up to 50%   Language Skills:    English required, Spanish a plus.   Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee works indoors a majority of the time and may require some work in the manufacturing facility. The noise level in the work environment can often be loud and disruptive due to the nature of working with Production.  While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employees is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but the employee may occasionally be exposed to high level noises including but not limited to manufacturing equipment.   If interested, please apply on-line at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc West Sacramento, CA, USA Full-Time
Nov 09, 2018
Position Summary : This position operates the packaging machines for the manufacturing of beverage products by performing routine, repetitive duties. Job includes performing cleaning and sanitation requirements to meet GMP standards.  Operation includes packaging beverages in cases using various machines.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Never jeopardize the quality of the product. Operation of Forklift, certification required. Preparation of case machines and all downstream equipment for operation. Daily operation of case machines, which includes the startup, adjusting machine settings, changeovers, and cleaning of Depalletizer, Case Packer, Case Coder, Palletizer, Stretch Wrapper, Conveyors, and all other related equipment. Operation of Forklift, certification required. Tear down packages for quality checks. Monitor production line, performing visual checks for problems such as pileups, jams or glue that isn’t sticking properly. Perform machinery parts changeovers between different product runs. Clean conveyor, pans and lubricate machinery as needed. Verify work orders. Make adjustments to glue pattern on labels. Check adhesive/glue type and fill as required. Check glue temperature setting. Check for proper and accurate bottle code (startup, hourly, after changeover). Operate floor scrubber. Maintain a clean work area. Notify Supervisor when material/package quality issues are observed. Notify Supervisor/Maintenance of any equipment issues. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned. Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required. Regular and punctual attendance. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Full-Time
Nov 08, 2018
Position Summary : Responsible for installing, configuring and troubleshooting computer hardware, software, tablets, printers, phones, and other components of the Company’s infrastructure.    Essential Duties and Responsibilities :   Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Perform advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution for all types of IT infrastructure including hardware, software, telecommunications, business application, customer connectivity. Troubleshoot and resolve a wide variety of issues on computer hardware, software, tablets, printers, monitors, teleconferencing and phone systems. Utilize ticketing system to document and prioritize issues to be resolved. Research and recommend cost-effective solutions for resolving hardware and software issues. Support Technician duties include remote and onsite / hands on troubleshooting of issues. Contribute to knowledge base system. Configure and deploy new PCs. Maintain Active Directory accuracy including updates for new and leaving employees. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations. Participate in analysis and implementation of ERP system. Protect organization by maintaining confidentiality of information. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Maintain a clean work area. All other duties as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Full-Time
Nov 02, 2018
If interested, please apply at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Company Profile Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. (Nor-Cal), founded in 1937, is California’s largest independent beverage bottler. Family-owned for three generations, Nor-Cal mixes and packages such well-known beverage brands as Arizona Tea, Vitamin Water, PowerAde, Hansen’s, and Monster Energy, as well as Florida Natural and Minute Maid Juices, and its own brand - Go-Girl energy drinks. Nor-Cal has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking a motivated candidate with mechanical & trouble shooting skills to be a Draught Beer System Installer/Technician for our Equipment Solutions Division. This position will primarily serve the East Bay and surrounding areas.   Here is your chance to work for one of the premier and established companies in Northern California. We offer an excellent benefit package, great working environment and a competitive wage.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : This position is responsible for the installation, service and repairs of remote long draw glycol beer systems along with direct draw systems.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Installation of all types of draught beer, wine and coffee on tap systems. Preventative maintenance of systems. Diagnosis, troubleshoot and repair systems. Plumbing of drain lines. Shop work assigned. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned.   Competencies: Strong problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly. Ability to read and interpret written information. Strong teamwork abilities. Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures. Adheres to attendance policy and is consistently at work and on time. Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.   Education and/or Experience : High school diploma and three to six months related experience and/or training. Must have clean DMV. Mechanical and troubleshooting experience required. Beverage and Beer industry knowledge a plus.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   If interested, please apply on-line at http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Vallejo, CA, USA Full-Time
Oct 22, 2018
Warehouse Lead Position Summary : The Warehouse Lead position is responsible for training and coordinating activities of workers engaged in warehouse activities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Provides training and certification for areal and forklifts respectively. Creates or cancels transfer orders using warehouse management system. Demonstrates strategic dock management skills to improve efficiencies. Provides relief coverage during breaks, meal periods, and/or PTO.  Trains co-workers on duties and responsibilities. Directs work duties of other staff during shift. Troubleshoots issues. Completes special projects as assigned. Accomplishes warehousing staff results by communicating job expectations. Maintains work flow by monitoring employees. Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating personnel on the use of all safety procedures, equipment, and resources. Maintains compliance with established policies and procedures. Completes appropriate documentation of department activities.  Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications. Recommends, and implements measures to improve warehouse processes, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department, or work crew. Provides leadership to co-workers. Provides feedback for employee evaluations and corrective actions. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned. Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required. Regular and punctual attendance. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Full-Time
May 17, 2018
$32,905 - $36,900 yearly
Position Summary : The lift truck operator is responsible for the timely, accurate loading of outbound shipments, as well as racking of finished goods from production line or inbound transfer trailer.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Follow all safety procedures. Operates forklift, current forklift certification required. Inspects forklift before and after trips and submits report indicating forklift condition. Accurate loading of outbound shipments. Receives finished goods. Properly documenting and unloading inbound loads. Properly documenting any changes on Bills of Lading. Transfer finished goods from production line to storage rack or transfer trailer. Proper documentation of product location movement. Maintain proper GMP conditions on loading docks and warehouses. Notify Warehouse Supervisor of any discrepancies on Bills of Lading. Understands and complies with truck loading procedures, including chocking wheels, correctly placing trailer stand and glad hand lock, as well as other aspects prior to loading or unloading trailers. Understands how to and uses corner boards, pallet straps, pallet inverters, and airbags correctly. Builds loads and/or pallets according to customer requirements. Lock and seal trailers. Clerical duties, including working in warehousing systems, e.g., SAP, and ILS. Assist with physical inventories. Routine GMP duties. Operates Floor Scrubber, Baler, Foamer, Pressure Washer, and other equipment in the normal course of completing duties. Maintain a clean work area. Conduct daily business in a “self-directed” manner. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned. Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required. Regular and punctual attendance. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.   Competencies: Average math skills and basic computer skills. Possess current Nor-Cal Beverage forklift certification. Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team. Must have good analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adhere to deadlines. Must be enthusiastic and proactive. Must have a cooperative attitude. Must have the ability to follow-up. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D.; Three months related experience; Or, equivalent combination of education and experience. Forklift Certification, required. Or, equivalent combination of education and experience. Warehouse experience in the Beverage industry preferred.   Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.   Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Amount of Travel Involved : N/A.   Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly push, lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently push, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally push, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.     Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer---M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Anaheim, CA, USA Full-Time
Apr 19, 2018
Position Summary : The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for the general clean up and maintenance of the surrounding yard areas of the plant; The monitoring of production support equipment and its maintenance schedules. Able to recognize, analyze, and communicate potential failures in production support equipment to include steam, air, water, and refrigeration.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times Facilities Maintenance Technician Receives bulk Co2 -nitrogen deliveries. Receives bulk caustic deliveries. Receives Co2 tank filling. Facilities ground maintenance. Facilities storm water pollution prevention. Office maintenance. Janitorial duties. Lighting repair and maintenance. Building repairs. Lock Out Tag Out. Operate floor scrubber. UV filtration sweetener silos maintenance. Performs boiler chemistry tests. Troubleshoots production support equipment operations and recognizes potential failures. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Regular and punctual attendance. Keep tools and work area clean and sanitary. All other duties as assigned. Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required.   To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily. Competencies: Basic knowledge of refrigeration systems. Basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical. Basic knowledge of boilers and steam generators. Basic knowledge of air compressors Basic knowledge of RO and water softening systems Understand principle of preventative and predictive maintenance Able to troubleshoot production support equipment operations and recognize potential failures. Strong problem solving skills. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures. Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team. Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Must be enthusiastic and proactive. Must have a cooperative attitude. Must have the ability to follow-up. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   Education and/or Experience: Three to six months related experience and/or training. Forklift certification, required. Boom Lift Certification, required. Scissor Lift Certification, required.   Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.   Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Amount of Travel Involved : None.   Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk and hear. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb up and down stairs, and perform repetitive motions. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.  Frequently works outdoors.     Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer---M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Full-Time
Apr 19, 2018
$18.00 - $24.00 hourly
Summary : The Quality Assurance Technician conducts quality assurance audits of beverage production assuring company and customer standards are maintained and product integrity is preserved. Consults with management to resolve quality, production, and efficiency problems. Functions as an information resource to various departments when special and critical quality issues occur.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Daily operation of equipment which includes Refractometer, pH Meter, Densitometer, Distiller, Heaters, Timer, Water bath, Calibrated Thermometer, UI Filtec, Seam Tester, HPLC, Scale and all other related equipment. Standardizes equipment prior to use, ensures reagents and other materials are available. Performs analysis on products to ensure compliance to customer and regulatory agency guidelines in the Can Line department. Performs processing system (line checks) on a timely basis to ensure compliance to specifications. Conducts HPLC analysis and reports findings. Draw and stores retention samples. Provide production assistance in product audits. Ensures that all products not meeting specified attributes are segregated and held for further review and disposition. Quality testing of temperature of finished product. Ensure that all-pertinent analytical results into the data collections system on a timely basis, immediately informs supervision of any deviations. Demonstrates good housekeeping practices. Review inventory of lab materials and reagents at close of shift to ensure subsequent shifts have adequate supplies. Passes on pertinent information to the following shift. Understand product formulation. Perform hold and disposition of out of grade product. Provide QA Technicians with training needs. Participate in Quality System Documentation. Conduct qualitative and quantitative testing of beverages, syrups, and raw materials through production process. Analyze syrup beverage and/or water attributes. Audit container seamers, rinsers, fillers, air blowers, filters, and coders to ensure proper operation standards. Conducts tests for allergens. Conduct packaging audits and quality inspection of products during production and finished products. Determines or verifies Brix, Acid, CO2/Air Content, Caffeine, Sorbic Acid, pH, Flavor and/or Color of products. Verifies or determines fill levels and weight of products. Participate and contribute to the Quality Management System Programs including Food Safety. Perform cleaning tasks during the shift, at the end of the shift and at shutdowns. Creates and maintains logs, charts, and other reports. Keep work area clean at all times. Other duties as assigned at the discretion of management. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Regular and punctual attendance. Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required. To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.   Competencies : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures. Ability to write reports business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers. Mathematical skills, ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, averages, ratios, circumference, and volume. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract concrete variables. Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Familiarity with lab safety and handling or hazardous materials. Good written and verbal communication skills. Follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Adapts to changes in the work environment. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adhere to deadlines. Must be enthusiastic and proactive. Must have a cooperative attitude. Must have the ability to follow-up. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   Education and/or Experience : High School Degree, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or Equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in Science related field preferred. 1-3 years relevant experience preferably in Production or Manufacturing environment. Or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. Food or Beverage industry experience is a plus. Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word. English is required. Spanish is a plus   Language Skills : English is required. Spanish is a plus   Supervisory Responsibilities : None.   Amount of Travel Involved : None.   Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat.     Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Full-Time
Apr 12, 2018
$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Summary : Responsible for routine segments of the quality assurance functions either directly or through QA Technicians.  Responsible for the training of techniques and procedures for inspecting and testing customers products and for the conducting of research on products defects in order to recommend modifications in products and/or quality standards on the basis of this research and of analysis of customer complaints. May also include responsibility for actual inspection and testing operations.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times Supervise the department for performing timely execution of product and packaging evaluations. Ensure that all the results of the inspections and analysis are accurate.  Interpret any trends that may jeopardize product quality and safety. Ensure that departmental, company, customer and regulatory guidelines are adhered to. Ensure that customer requirement for obtaining line analysis reports and line samples are met. Ensure that all products not meeting established specifications are held and segregated; sampled and appropriate documentation is generated. Communicate and coordinate with the manufacturing departments to ensure a concerted and proactive team effort is maintained. Supervise the training of QA Technicians and insure that proper skill sets are developed and documented. Assure that equipment and reagents are being calibrated and labeled. Establish sampling plans in the various steps of the following processes (may be a routine requirement) if perceived to be necessary: Blending and thermal processing if there is indication that product quality or safety may be jeopardized. Finished goods to insure quality parameters are met. Held product for further analysis and disposition. Troubleshoot and identify causes of quality deviations and provide recommendations for corrective and preventative measures. Perform GMP, HACCP and Sanitation Inspections. Available 24 hours a day via cell phone. Attend pre-shift meetings. Meet with QA technicians daily (meet with the 3rd shift technician a minimum of twice per week). Meet with the QA Managers regularly. Work with the QA Managers to understand product formulation and creating blend sheets for production. Trained on QA analysis, calibration, and quality checks – assist QA Technicians if needed. Investigate non-conforming product within 24 hours. Provide information to the QA Manager. Investigate customer complaints. Provide information to the QA Manager. Monitor all non-conforming products and work with the appropriate department(s) if rework is required. Inspect customer return shipments. Review all QA paperwork and charts daily. Follow up with any issues noted. Monitor QA retain and micro samples to ensure samples are saved and destroyed appropriately. Oversee the pH control program. Ensure QA supplies are in stock, chemicals are prepared and available. Ensure understand of QA lab equipment and its functionality; that they are maintained, operational and calibrated. Records are maintained. Audit the blenders to assure blending procedures are being followed. Audit the production areas to assure the customer’s requirements are being met. Ship customer samples as required. Perform weekly verification/calibration of scales, technician thermometers, refractometers, water baths, pH meters. Weekly air samples and bottle samples for microbiology. HFCS samples for microbiology. Observe and verify QA technicians and NCB blenders are performing analytical tests appropriately. Ensure the QA technicians and NCB blenders are trained annually on analytical tests. Ensure forms and work instructions are accurate, current, and controlled. Perform GMP inspections. Enforce safety, GMP and Food Safety standards. Monitor QA technicians PTO schedule and assure Production has QA coverage. If necessary, provide coverage and serve as backup to QA technicians. Attend the staff meetings if the QA Manager is unable to attend. Attend the monthly safety meetings. Work with customer reps with new products and/or packaging. Ensure qualification and commission runs are followed per the customer’s specifications. Oversee commission inspections. Generate summary reports. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management Perform all other duties as assigned Regular and punctual attendance To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily   Competencies : Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization. Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills. Familiarity with ISO, SPC, and Process Improvement concepts. Strong PC systems and software application skills (administer database, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.). Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks with various deadlines. Highly motivated, energetic with strong interpersonal skills. Work with the HR Manager and the QA Manager on any QA HR related issues. Understand ISO22000/TS22002 standard.   Education and/or Experience :   Candidate must have a BS degree with some courses in food science, biology, microbiology, chemistry preferred or may be waived in lieu of experience in QA field and a minimum of 3 years in quality assurance/control function or supervisory experience An understanding of the beverage business, able to interpret data and draw conclusions based on statistical Must be knowledgeable in pasteurization/thermal process systems, HACCP programs and GMP policies. Mathematical skills, ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, averages and ratios. Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word Must possess sound communication techniques and interpersonal leadership skills.   Language Skills : English proficiency required.  Spanish is a plus.   Supervisory Responsibilities :   Amount of Travel Involved : 0%   Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employees is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but the employee may occasionally be exposed to high level noises including but not limited to manufacturing equipment. If interested, please apply on-line at   http://www.ncbev.com/careers/job-opportunities/   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V  
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Anaheim, CA, USA Full-Time