Nestle Quality Assurance in Trenton, Missouri

Classification : QA Operator

Expectations for this position include but are not limited to:

Be a motivated team player

Be safety-conscious at all times

Good verbal and written communications skills

Willingness to cross-train on other roles throughout the plant

Good attendance record

Good performance record

Understand and comply with Employee Handbook rules and regulations

Ability to read and write

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Safety :

Demonstrated ability to Lock-out/Tag-out every piece of equipment utilized by operators in QA department. (Machine specific LOTO).

Properly use PPE (including food safety items) at all times.

Quality :

Can identify Control Points and Critical Control Points.

Understand Allergen control plan and when/how to identify and handle allergens.

Follow guidelines for Thermal Processing, Metal Detection, Sanitation, and Foreign Material Prevention.

Demonstrate ability to locate and interpret product quality specifications for product being produced.

Demonstrate ability to recognize and take appropriate corrective action for out of specification issues.

Can perform assigned Quality checks.


Includes the following roles : Line Tech, Can Seam Tech, Dock Tech (receiving and shipping), Lab Tech.

Demonstrate ability to properly use/complete paperwork; identify specifications/requirements.

Demonstrate ability to use SAP/Infinity.

Demonstrate ability to communicate out-of-spec issues to QA management, the control room, labeling warehouse.

Train other operators to perform QA duties.

Communicate with previous shift and next shift operators to ensure smooth continuation of operations (Hand-off).

Perform Master Sanitation tasks as directed.

Maintain 5S guidelines.

Demonstrate ability to use Centerlines and centerline documentation.

Demonstrate ability to perform Clean, Inspect, Lubricate standards.

Demonstrate ability to find and fix defects and record on defect handling sheet.

Demonstrate ability to use LEDS to tag downtime.

All other duties as specified by Management.

Qualifications See Job Description Above.

The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Operations, Quality Assurance

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.