Elmer Chocolate
  • 24-Sep-2019 to 23-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • Ponchatoula, LA, USA
  • Full Time

Elmer Chocolate is seeking a highly motivated and reliable Quality Assurance Team Lead to work in our state of the art chocolates manufacturing facility. You will be responsible for assuring the shift QA Lab Technicians duties are completed and accurate.

Since 1855, Elmer Chocolate has been a leading candy and snack manufacturer in the Gulf South.  Originally known for Heavenly Hash® and Gold Brick®, today the family-owned business is recognized as the second largest heart box chocolates manufacturer in the USA.


Quality Assurance Team Lead

(Monday Thursday, Night Shift 3:00pm to 3:00am)


Basic Responsibilities:

-   Self Starter that can perform under minimum supervision.

-   Responsible for safety and cleanliness of lab and all materials, containers, and equipment used.

-   Monitor facility employees for compliance of GMP's policies and procedures and document findings on appropriate records.

-   Audit facility for food safety concerns, documents concerns, notifies appropriate department team lead and conducts follow up to  assure acceptable corrective actions have been completed.

-   Checking all metal detectors and allergen labeling as required.

-   Follow GMP's policies and procedures to ensure the production of safe and quality product.

-   Additional duties as assigned by the QA Manager.


Required Qualifications:

-   High School education or GED.

-   Basic food safety and food quality knowledge.

-   Past experience in a supervisory/management position preferred.

-   Reading, interpreting signs and short correspondence, and memos.

-   Ability to run reports and accurately complete appropriate & necessary paperwork.

-   Basic math skills, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in all units of measure. Must be able to convert from different units of measure, i.e. US Standard to metric, conversion of units within same system, i.e. lbs. to oz., grams to kilos, etc.

-   Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

-   Ability to handle problems involving simple mechanical issues.

-   Must be capable of sitting or standing or walking for twelve hours with no limitations on "normal" bending, lifting, climbing stairs, or stooping.

-   Pass drug screen.


What Elmer Chocolate Offers:

-   Competitive wage

-   Medical Benefits

-   Paid vacation

-   401K

-   Full time

-   Overtime available


Elmer Chocolate is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status.


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