With over 300 employees and two plant locations in the Green Bay area, Winona Foods is a leading national supplier of cheese, sauces, and salsas to the food industry. Winona Foods has experienced impressive growth and is continuing to expand.
Growth As Winona Foods continues to expand, the opportunities are plentiful for growth. We love to promote our own talent from within.
Stability and Culture Winona Foods prides itself on a family-oriented culture and a work/life balance.
Consistent Schedules Winona Foods' production schedules do not rotate or swing. We offer 8-hour or 10-hour straight shifts with paid breaks. There are occasional opportunities for overtime during the week based upon business needs.
Shift Differentials Winona Foods offers generous shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
2nd shift - $0.50 per hour
3rd shift - $1.00 per hour
Benefits Winona Foods offers a competitive benefits package including:
Company-Assisted Short-Term Disability
Company-Provided Long-Term Disability
Company-Provided Life Insurance
401K with Company Match
Paid Time Off
Paid Uniforms and Safety Toe Shoes
"Proudly celebrating 20 years in business in 2015!"
Under the direction of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, the Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing and analyzing various tests related to production at the Green Bay facility.
The list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Chemical testing of finished products including fat, moisture, pH, TA, Salt, among others. Also included are organoleptic and functionality evaluations.
Strong communication skills to effectively relay results of above tests to Operations personnel to keep production running smoothly.
Excellent ability to multi-task, with a proficiency for managing multiple test types simultaneously.
Maintain inventory and place orders for all testing supplies.
Complete accurate and detailed test result records.
Record results in the internal system to allow Quality staff to generate COA. Act as backup for the Quality team to generate COA documents for customers.
Identify and communicate all out of specification test results. This may include placing products on hold that do not meet specifications.
Cross-train to be back up for Quality Assurance Technician (as needed),
All other duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in a science related field from a two-year college or technical school
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related role
Analytical background in cheese processing or similar preferred
Certification from an accredited Lab Course to meet SQF (Safe Quality Food) and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) is preferred
Effective with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
Ability to read and comprehend documents such as product specifications, test results, laboratory manuals, etc.
Ability to write standard documentation
Ability to effectively present information to other employees in the organization
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates are subject to a background check, drug screen, and lifting assessment.