Plant City, FL

Quality Control Technician I (2nd Shift)

SUMMARY

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Corporation (“Anuvia”) operates a sustainable fertilizer manufacturing plant which has established Anuvia as an industry leader in the manufacture of organically enhanced inorganic fertilizers. The Anuvia process utilizes conventional granular fertilizer technology enhanced by addition of its’ proprietary technology for organics processing to create a high-value, organic enhanced commercial fertilizer product.  Our product nutrient concentrations for nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium-sulfur-iron-organics (N-P-K-S-Fe-Org) exceed the nutrient levels of most organics-containing products.

Job Overview

Quality control technicians are responsible for testing materials and finished products to ensure they conform to all applicable laws and company standards. Quality control technicians test products across the three stages of production (before, in-process, and final) to ensure quality levels are met.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and maintain inspection reports
  • Ensure compliance to federal and state laws, as well as company standards and specifications
  • Comply with OSHA and Anuvia safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Follows all safety procedures and Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  • Conduct laboratory QC operations safely, including testing, analyses, and reporting.
  • Testing will include sampling, compositing, and processing and storage of samples.
  • Analyses will include common nutrients such as total N, total S, total P, total K, and Fe.
  • Comprehension of analysis of organics.
  • Maintain calibration of quality control equipment
  • Perform inspections across all stages of production
  • Prepare and maintain test data for review
  • Evaluate data and draft reports, noting any relevant deviations from existing standards
  • Identify areas for quality control improvement and implement new methods accordingly
  • Communicate quality or compliance concerns with urgency

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • High School graduate
  • Solid understanding of test equipment (ICP, Combustion analyzer, TOC, UV-Vis, pH and XRF).
  • Preferred 0-2 years of laboratory and/or production experience
  • Strong working knowledge of various mathematical concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret information
  • Prior experience with fertilizer laboratory a plus
  • Microsoft Office competency
  • Working Off Shifts / Night Shift or Rotating Shift work

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Effectively communicate and understand job instructions both verbally and written in English language.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to lift 50 lbs. when required. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb ladders, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to pass a comprehensive physical examination including but not limited to vision, hearing and barometer testing.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.  Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided and must be worn.

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