Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc

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

Jul 11, 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 Beverage has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal Beverage has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking three full time Shuttle Drivers for our Distribution Center in West Sacramento, California.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : This position drives gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products in loose or packaged form.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Drives truck to destination. Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. Maintains driver log according to I.C. regulations. Assists workers in loading and unloading truck. 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: Must possess current class “A” driver’s license. Hazmat Endorsement preferred. Must be able to operate 3 axle tractor and trailer safely. Ability to operate 10 speed, 9 speed, 8 speed and super 10 speed transmissions. Pull 53’, 48’ and 45’ trailers. Physically be able to drop and hook trailers up to 25 times a day. Available to work any day or shift with little to no advance notice. Able to complete all Federal and State mandated paperwork, log books, daily vehicle inspections, etc. Able to pass and comply with all pre-employment physical and random D.O.T. drug screens. Clean DMV driving record. Education and/or Experience:                                            High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.) One year certificate from College or Technical School and three to six months related experience; Or an equivalent combination of experience and education.   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 sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally 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 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
Jul 11, 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 Payroll Coordinator for our Corporate Office in West Sacramento, California.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : This is a hybrid position consisting of a blend of accounts receivable and payroll processing. This position provides a variety of administrative and clerical work for the Finance Department working in Accounts Receivable, Collections and Payroll Departments.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities :   Payroll Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Update employee times with PTO (Paid Time Off). Input information for new hires in timekeeping system. Process terminations. Input Status Change Notices for all employees in timekeeping system. Input miscellaneous changes for employees (i.e. W-4, direct deposit requests, etc.). Audit all HR changes. Audit all employee timecards bi-weekly for processing of Payroll. Help with miscellaneous payroll spreadsheets. Assist employees and managers with questions and concerns. Payroll research as needed. Issue miscellaneous checks. Paycheck distribution. Assist as needed with bi-weekly payroll. Process one full payroll unassisted bi-monthly File paperwork as needed. Scanning of employee documents. 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.   Accounts Receivable Back up for posting payments received for the company. Set up new customers and items into the route accounting software system. Modify customer accounts and items in the route accounting software system.   Competencies: Must have firm knowledge of the ADP payroll software. Good knowledge of Excel and Word. Knowledge of Kronos, AS400. Attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Excellent customer service.   Education and/or Experience                                             Minimum of high school diploma. Some college or AA degree desirable but experience is equally important. 3-5 years payroll experience for a mid-sized to large company.   Language Skills: English required.   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; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment: Normal office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.    If interested, please apply on-line at http://www.ncbev.com/applications/jobs   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
Jul 06, 2018
  Summary : The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for ensuring the process and the end products meet the established requirements of the organization and customers, as well as guaranteeing the processes comply with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.  The Quality Assurance Manager will champion continuous improvement efforts; initiate and implement quality assurance activities as appropriate to raise the performance of the company’s products. The Quality Assurance Manager provides direction to the department in support of company-wide strategic business objectives. Directs, administers, manages and ensures quality compliance to contracts, including policies and procedures throughout the company.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times Oversees companywide adherence to our procedural documentation (quality management system) and its compliance with ISO 22000, ISO 9001-2015, NSF and other external certifications. Identify and implement Quality Department goals and objectives in support of company-wide strategic business plans. Serves as the primary interface with Quality Assurance Representative to encourage effective communication and good customer relations. Promotes and maintains good relations and addresses issues and concerns through teamwork. Supports the management of budgets and staffing forecasts to facilitate successful execution of the department goals and support of all projects. Serves as primary Quality interface and coordinator for engineering and program management issues and manufacturing activities, including production control, procurement, planning, assembly, test and ship. Manages the required training, process improvement activities, and the development and implementation of new systems affecting the Quality Department. Facilitates the efforts to implement industry-wide/best practice standards. Implements a rigorous continuous process improvement program with emphasis on Lean, cycle time reduction, elimination of rework/defects, and root cause analysis. Maintains Quality metrics, and a management dashboard of those metrics, and assesses performance against project and enterprise goals. Implements and optimizes the use of tools in support of the quality processes and procedures. Manages the day-to-day operation of all quality functions: inspection, supplier management, Quality Engineering, corrective/preventive actions, etc. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; motivating, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems. Responsibility to  act as the primary liaison with the FDA and other regulatory agencies Responsible for managing the process of fulfilling regulatory quality assurance and   for providing guidance to the company with regard to quality assurance  requirements Ensures all documentation meet required regulatory standards Develops, implements, and maintains the quality assurance plan for internal activities Provides quality input and advice on the creation, implementation, and revision of SOPs Serve as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement. Support concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer. Design, implement and document procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection. Establish and implement metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions. Establish collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality. Analyze customers’ product specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility. Develop quality planning methods for all product lines. Develop process certification standards and assist in process certification. Monitor vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors. Review customer purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans. Interact with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development of personnel. Oversee calibration and testing programs. Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses. Participate in internal and external quality audits Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented. 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
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
Mar 26, 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 ISO Coordinator for our West Sacramento Production facility.   Position Summary : Provide administrative support to Quality Systems department and/or QS Supervisor. Duties include assisting in optimizing and improving systems and procedures to meet business requirements.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Act as a resource and business partner on the methods used to conduct training and develop written documents that meet the requirements of ISO 22000:2008, TS 22002-1:2009, ISO 9001:2008. Make all of ISO 22000:2008, TS 22002-1:2009, ISO 9001:2008, documents available electronically to the necessary personnel within a facility, keeps all documents updated and ensure necessary plant personnel understand how to view files electronically. Train appropriate personnel regarding the process for performing internal process reviews and assisting in conducting internal process reviews. Works with department management to improve all aspects and processes of business. Coordinates with relevant personnel in product development. Assist / Suggest Q.M.R. in developing training plan for management and staff. Responsible to attend Management Review Meetings session. Reviews with Q.M.R. the process in terms of the assignments of last meeting, documentation prepared by each member, rectification of non-conformities, achievements of quality objectives. Follow up Q.M.R. assign’s targets or specific assignments to the members of the Management Review. Ensures the availability of resources required in the completion of assignments. Briefs the progress to Quality Management Representative regarding the implementation process of quality management system. Maintains files of the minutes of the meeting. Assist Q.M.R. in establishing and developing of new project developments in organization. ISO audit coordinator, attend quality coordinator meeting, quality coordinator roles and responsibilities, internal and external audits, focal point in developing quality plans. Trains new employees on documentation systems and review to assure is correct and complete. Stimulate quality awareness and implications with all employees. Coordinate with Q.M.R. in the implementation of  quality management standards. Organize all the activities involved in carrying out internal quality audits with Q.M.R. to check whether system is in conformance with the documented procedures. ISO-Coordinator has authority to hold any non-compliance activity in system and reported to Q.M.R. 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: Must be a dedicated team player. Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. 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 a quick learner, self-starter, and have the ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision. 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 general education degree (GED) required, college education preferred; 3 – 5 years administrative/clerical experience; Or a combination of education and experience. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook).   Language Skills: English required.   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; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment: Normal office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.   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, 95691, United States Full-Time
Mar 19, 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 Blend Technicians for our Production facility in West Sacramento, California.   Hourly Rate Range:  $17.48-24.44 DOE Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : Operates mixing machines to blend ingredients into compounds for processing, loads ingredients into mixers, and weighs and measures ingredients.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Safely operate forklift. Properly complete blend sheet documentation. Input new recipes, start and stop blending process and verify new recipes in Beeco Blend System. Follow established blend procedure to include: verifying formula at control panel, comparing recipe and blending for correct quantities, performing RO water conductivity and TDS tests, mixing ingredients per instructions, gathering and recording required information, sampling and testing, and adding ingredients to premix tank. Stage and verify ingredients for blending to include:  acquiring batch documentation, verifying batch documentation with production schedule, identifying discrepancies in batch documentation, assembling ingredients using pick sheets and First Expired/First Out (FEFO), weighing ingredients, performing blend calculations including metric conversions, properly handling partial ingredients, verifying ingredients and recording data. CIP blend tanks to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing tanks, using correct wash and performing pH testing. Clean In Place (CIP) blend tanks with Peroxide. Dispose of tea leaves. Understand and follow all spill policies and procedures. Safely operate baler. Understand and follow recycling procedures for plastics, drums, tea leaves and pallets. Safely and efficiently operate foamer. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Regular and punctual attendance. All other duties as assigned. During CIP of blend tanks, check that jumpers at Can/Bottle Panel are correct and properly place jumpers in position.  Prime, start and input offset in Ratio Blender Clean In Place (CIP) Ratio Blenders to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing ratio blender, using correct wash and performing pH testing. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, document caustic and acid strengths on circular chart. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, test chemicals and follow correction process if out of specifications. Connect jumpers to correct positions during Clean In Place (CIP) of Ratio Blender. Complete proper Clean In Place (CIP) setup of Ratio Blender. Understand batch hold times and know how to plan when batching should occur. Complete tea brewing procedures to include:  performing pre-production sanitation, changing filters as necessary, loading recipes and operating brew skid. Tear down and follow proper procedures to Clean In Place (CIP) and clean the tea brew system. Perform Clean In Place (CIP) of sucrose tank to include:  tank setup, correct jumper placement, line setup, chemical testing, re-assembly and completing proper documentation. Load formulas into Ratio Blender. Troubleshoot issues with Beeco blend system. Diagnose and correct alarm situations with tea brewing procedure. Strong ability to work unsupervised. Assist with training Blend Technicians. Understand and follow ingredient hold process. Troubleshoot Ratio Blender issues. Clean In Place (CIP) RO Water Treatment System. Competencies: Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, is well organized, has a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Strong problem solving skills. Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions. Strong ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance and check results for accuracy. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Follows policies and procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as work in a team. Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities. 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 general education degree (G.E.D.) Three to six months related experience and/or training Or, equivalent combination of education and experience Must be computer literate and proficient in math Single and double forklift certification   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 stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color 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 West Sacramento, 95691, United States Full-Time
Mar 14, 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 Blend Technician: third shift for our Production facility in West Sacramento, California.   Hourly Rate Range:  $17.48-24.44 DOE Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : Operates mixing machines to blend ingredients into compounds for processing, loads ingredients into mixers, and weighs and measures ingredients.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Safely operate forklift. Properly complete blend sheet documentation. Input new recipes, start and stop blending process and verify new recipes in Beeco Blend System. Follow established blend procedure to include: verifying formula at control panel, comparing recipe and blending for correct quantities, performing RO water conductivity and TDS tests, mixing ingredients per instructions, gathering and recording required information, sampling and testing, and adding ingredients to premix tank. Stage and verify ingredients for blending to include:  acquiring batch documentation, verifying batch documentation with production schedule, identifying discrepancies in batch documentation, assembling ingredients using pick sheets and First Expired/First Out (FEFO), weighing ingredients, performing blend calculations including metric conversions, properly handling partial ingredients, verifying ingredients and recording data. CIP blend tanks to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing tanks, using correct wash and performing pH testing. Clean In Place (CIP) blend tanks with Peroxide. Dispose of tea leaves. Understand and follow all spill policies and procedures. Safely operate baler. Understand and follow recycling procedures for plastics, drums, tea leaves and pallets. Safely and efficiently operate foamer. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Regular and punctual attendance. All other duties as assigned. During CIP of blend tanks, check that jumpers at Can/Bottle Panel are correct and properly place jumpers in position.  Prime, start and input offset in Ratio Blender Clean In Place (CIP) Ratio Blenders to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing ratio blender, using correct wash and performing pH testing. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, document caustic and acid strengths on circular chart. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, test chemicals and follow correction process if out of specifications. Connect jumpers to correct positions during Clean In Place (CIP) of Ratio Blender. Complete proper Clean In Place (CIP) setup of Ratio Blender. Understand batch hold times and know how to plan when batching should occur. Complete tea brewing procedures to include:  performing pre-production sanitation, changing filters as necessary, loading recipes and operating brew skid. Tear down and follow proper procedures to Clean In Place (CIP) and clean the tea brew system. Perform Clean In Place (CIP) of sucrose tank to include:  tank setup, correct jumper placement, line setup, chemical testing, re-assembly and completing proper documentation. Load formulas into Ratio Blender. Troubleshoot issues with Beeco blend system. Diagnose and correct alarm situations with tea brewing procedure. Strong ability to work unsupervised. Assist with training Blend Technicians. Understand and follow ingredient hold process. Troubleshoot Ratio Blender issues. Clean In Place (CIP) RO Water Treatment System. Competencies: Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, is well organized, has a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Strong problem solving skills. Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions. Strong ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance and check results for accuracy. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Follows policies and procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as work in a team. Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities. 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 general education degree (G.E.D.) Three to six months related experience and/or training Or, equivalent combination of education and experience Must be computer literate and proficient in math Single and double forklift certification   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 stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color 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 West Sacramento, 95691, United States Full-Time
Mar 12, 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 Blend Room Supervisor for our West Sacramento, California facility Position Summary : The Blending Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in blending ingredients to manufacture beverages.  The Blending Supervisor develops methods to utilize personnel and resources in the best possible ways and determine whether overtime is needed for certain projects.  The Blending Supervisor assists in developing more cost-effective processes and reducing waste while also increasing productivity and employee satisfaction.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Supervise all day to day activities of the Blend Room and personnel. Provide Blend Room operators with proper tools and training to insure all products are blended in a safe, consistent manner and in accordance with specific blending instructions. Monitor production flow to insure products are made in a timely fashion so as to minimize downtime and product loss. Organize and schedule staffing to insure all ancillary Blend Room activities are completed as required. Set and maintain a very high standard for quality and safety by creating a culture of trust and team work. Interprets specifications and job orders to workers, and assigns duties. Accomplishes results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments. Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. Plans flow of materials through department. Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met. Inspects and measures parts and products to verify conformance to specifications. Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department, or work crew. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems. Maintains time and production records. Assists employees in completion of job duties when needed. Provides Safety training and guidance to department employees. Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. 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.   Supervisory Responsibilities : Directly supervises 5 to 30 employees in the Blending Department/Production.   Amount of Travel Involved : None   Competencies : Computer Literate (Word, Excel and Outlook.  Highly proficient in Excel. Must have strong analytical abilities/skills (Uses data to help make decisions). Solution Oriented and Process Driven. Ability to direct and advise people. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Build a positive team, morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. Follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Delegates work assignments appropriately. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Meets productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly. Must be well versed in basic math and algebra. Adapts to changes in the work environment. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   Education and/or Experience : High School Degree or Equivalent. Some college preferred. 3 years relevant experience in Food Processing or Bottling Company. Language Skills : English is required. Spanish is a plus   Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close 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.   If interested, please apply 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, 95691, United States Full-Time
Mar 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 Beverage has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal Beverage has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking a Warehouse Supervisor for our Distribution Center in West Sacramento, California.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : The Warehouse Supervisor oversees and participates in DC Warehouse activities related to receiving, storing, shipping, dispatching and delivery of materials and supplies to ensure effective and efficient warehouse operations and material transportation. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Load of DSD bulk and route trucks for the next day deliveries and Minute Maid shipping and receiving.  Daily tracking of productivity.  Secure the facility at shifts end.  Assist with the warehouse consolidation. Preparation of paperwork. Provide products in an efficient and timely manner; arranges for packaging, transportation, and/or delivery of goods. Maintain space, equipment, and supplies; manages inventory, transfers, and product rotation. Develop and implements improved methods of materials handling, stock control, and packaging to promote efficiency, services, and reduced costs. Maintain current forklift certification. Operate forklift on occasion. 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 supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.  Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Organizing and coordinating skills.  Knowledge of warehousing methodology.  Must have excellent leadership, problem solving and computer skills. Forklift Certified.  Knowledge of OSHA/Safety Laws. Ability to motivate and influence others.   Education and/or Experience : Associate’s degree and/or two years related experience. 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.   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, 95691, United States Full-Time
Mar 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 Beverage has facilities in West Sacramento, Anaheim and Fullerton.  As a result of its innovation and sound business decisions, Nor-Cal Beverage has expanded and is planning continued growth.   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for our Anaheim, California facility.   Position Summary : Install, maintain, and repair machinery and equipment (e.g.- Seamers, conveyor systems, motors, pumps, production machines) in a beverage manufacturing establishment.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Perform basic metal fabrication using hand tools, lathe and end mill. Repair bearings, belt sprockets, chains and gearboxes. Repair compressed air systems. Repair conveyor controls and devices. Perform conveyor lubrication and inspection, downline and fill room lubrication. Repair and inspect hydraulic powered equipment. Perform Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures when necessary. Install and repair PVC, copper, stainless and steel pipe systems. Troubleshoot and repair pumps and valves. Adjust, repair and maintain various production equipment including, dud detector, cap sorter, bulk unloading system, silo system, chlorine injection systems, conveyors, depalletizers, labeling equipment, fillers, rinsers, shrink wrap machines, air dryers, case coders, blend room equipment, and other production systems and equipment. Maintain and repair HTST processes for process operations. Maintain and repair Nitrogen Injection systems. Maintain and repair Repack equipment. Maintain and repair Tea Brew system. Maintain and repair Clean in Place (CIP) systems. Change over, maintain, troubleshoot and repair fillers. Maintain and repair can level sensors and dud detectors. Change over, adjust, set up, maintain and repair can line seamers. Adjust and repair Vision and X-Ray Systems. Assist with training Maintenance Mechanics. Observes mechanical devices in observation and listens to their sounds to locate cause of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs and/or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and clean parts. Start devices to test their performance. Set up and operate drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Maintain and document preventative maintenance program. Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment. Initiate purchase order for parts. Perform troubleshooting, breakdown maintenance, welding and preventative maintenance on downstream equipment (e.g.- casers, multi-packers, palletizers). Competency with hand tools, power tools, welding and machine shop equipment. Master trainer of plant equipment. Other duties as assigned at 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: Strong ability to work unsupervised. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole, numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute, rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to understand, record and communicate product description and codes. Strong problem solving skills. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. 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. 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: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a Beverage/Food Manufacturing environment or equivalent technical training is preferred. Ability to weld, ARC and MIG (TIG), desired.   Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.   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; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.   If interested, please apply on-line at http://www.ncbev.com/applications/jobs   Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V  
Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc Anaheim, 92801, United States Full-Time
Feb 20, 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 Palletizer: Second Shift for our Production facility in West Sacramento, California.   Hourly Rate Range:  $13.65-$19.83 DOE Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : Position Summary : Operates machines that perform one or more packaging functions such as palletizing, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine. Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor. Cleans the Palletizer machines and area, following specific work instructions. Maintains a clean work area. Perform the required testing, monitoring, and recording of packaging checks. Notify Supervisor when material/package quality issues are observed. Stop production and place the out of specification product on hold. Notify Supervisor/Maintenance of any equipment issues. Before start-up of a new flavor, sweep the line to ensure all containers of the previous flavor have been removed from the cooler, labeler and case packer areas. Operates the bailing machine and removes bails of cardboard. Operates the floor scrubber and cleans the floors. Complete accurate documentation. Complete and turn in Labeler and Case Packer Inspection Sheets. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. All other duties as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance.   Competencies: Strong problem solving skills. Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures. Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance, and check results for accuracy. 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: High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.). 6 months of experience in a bottling facility. Has completed all stages necessary to achieve the Depalletizer I Operator competency. Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be computer literate and proficient in math.   Language Skills: English is required.   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 talk or hear, climb up and down stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, and lift. The employee is occasionally required to perform repetitive motion. The employee is seldom required to crawl, push, pull, or grasp. The employee must frequently lift and /or move 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds.   The employee must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The employee is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as operate production machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.   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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and environmental conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, extreme heat, vibration, atmospheric conditions that could affect the respiratory system, and must function in narrow aisles or passageways. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.   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, 95691, United States Full-Time
Feb 20, 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 Blend Technicians for our Production facility in West Sacramento, California.   Hourly Rate Range:  $17.48-24.44 DOE Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : Operates mixing machines to blend ingredients into compounds for processing, loads ingredients into mixers, and weighs and measures ingredients.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Safely operate forklift. Properly complete blend sheet documentation. Input new recipes, start and stop blending process and verify new recipes in Beeco Blend System. Follow established blend procedure to include: verifying formula at control panel, comparing recipe and blending for correct quantities, performing RO water conductivity and TDS tests, mixing ingredients per instructions, gathering and recording required information, sampling and testing, and adding ingredients to premix tank. Stage and verify ingredients for blending to include:  acquiring batch documentation, verifying batch documentation with production schedule, identifying discrepancies in batch documentation, assembling ingredients using pick sheets and First Expired/First Out (FEFO), weighing ingredients, performing blend calculations including metric conversions, properly handling partial ingredients, verifying ingredients and recording data. CIP blend tanks to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing tanks, using correct wash and performing pH testing. Clean In Place (CIP) blend tanks with Peroxide. Dispose of tea leaves. Understand and follow all spill policies and procedures. Safely operate baler. Understand and follow recycling procedures for plastics, drums, tea leaves and pallets. Safely and efficiently operate foamer. General Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management. Regular and punctual attendance. All other duties as assigned. During CIP of blend tanks, check that jumpers at Can/Bottle Panel are correct and properly place jumpers in position.  Prime, start and input offset in Ratio Blender Clean In Place (CIP) Ratio Blenders to include:  properly completing documentation, preparing ratio blender, using correct wash and performing pH testing. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, document caustic and acid strengths on circular chart. During Clean In Place (CIP) of blend tanks, test chemicals and follow correction process if out of specifications. Connect jumpers to correct positions during Clean In Place (CIP) of Ratio Blender. Complete proper Clean In Place (CIP) setup of Ratio Blender. Understand batch hold times and know how to plan when batching should occur. Complete tea brewing procedures to include:  performing pre-production sanitation, changing filters as necessary, loading recipes and operating brew skid. Tear down and follow proper procedures to Clean In Place (CIP) and clean the tea brew system. Perform Clean In Place (CIP) of sucrose tank to include:  tank setup, correct jumper placement, line setup, chemical testing, re-assembly and completing proper documentation. Load formulas into Ratio Blender. Troubleshoot issues with Beeco blend system. Diagnose and correct alarm situations with tea brewing procedure. Strong ability to work unsupervised. Assist with training Blend Technicians. Understand and follow ingredient hold process. Troubleshoot Ratio Blender issues. Clean In Place (CIP) RO Water Treatment System. Competencies: Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, is well organized, has a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Strong problem solving skills. Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions. Strong ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance and check results for accuracy. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Follows policies and procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as work in a team. Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities. 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 general education degree (G.E.D.) Three to six months related experience and/or training Or, equivalent combination of education and experience Must be computer literate and proficient in math Single and double forklift certification   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 stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color 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 West Sacramento, 95691, United States Full-Time
Feb 20, 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 Blender for our Production Facility in Anaheim, California.   Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment. Position Summary : Able to blend and mix juice from concentrate and base at a high rate of speed ensuring a high quality, efficient operation. Operates mixing machines to blend ingredients into compounds for processing, loads ingredients into mixers, and weighs and measures ingredients.  Cleaning and sanitation is required.    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). Follow strict guidelines, processes, and procedures to ensure accuracy. Daily operation of machines which includes scales, processing systems, hoists, pumps,   and all other related equipment. Complete accurate documentation during the shift. Operation of Forklift, certification required. Understands, records, and communicates product description, formulas, and codes. Stage and verify ingredients for blending which includes acquiring and verifying batch documentation, identifying discrepancies in batch documentation, assembling ingredients, weighing ingredients, performing blend calculations including metric conversions, properly handling partial ingredients, verifying ingredients and recording data. Follow established blend procedure to include: verifying formula at control panel, comparing recipe and blending for correct quantities, performing RO water conductivity and TDS tests, mixing ingredients per instructions, gathering and recording required information, sampling and testing, and adding ingredients to premix tank. Input new recipes, start and stop blending process and verify new recipes in Blend System. Clean in Place (CIP) Blend Tanks. Operates and CIPs Ratio Blender Understand batch hold times and plan when batching should occur. Follows Tea brewing procedures which include performing pre-production sanitation, changing filters as necessary, loading recipes, operating brew skid, as well as tear down and follow proper procedures to clean the tea brew system. Troubleshoot issues with blend system. Diagnose and correct alarm situations with tea brewing procedure. Dispose of tea leaves. Understand and follow all spill policies and procedures. Safely operate baler. Understand and follow recycling procedures for plastics, drums, tea leaves and pallets. Safely and efficiently operate Foamer. Maintain a clean work area. 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: Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, is well organized, has a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product. Strong problem solving skills. Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to read and interpret written information. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards. Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions. Strong ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to record, balance and check results for accuracy. Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers. Follows policies and procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as work in a team. Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities. 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 general education degree (G.E.D.); One year of related experience; Or, equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be computer literate and proficient in math. Forklift certification, preferred.   Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.   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. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to feel or handle, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, twist, push, pull, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 70 pounds, regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee must frequently climb up and down stairs. 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 and moving motor vehicles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.  Employee is regularly exposed to changes in production facility temperature based on environmental conditions.   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, 92801, United States Full-Time