QA Technician C in Centre Hall at Hanover Foods

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description




3rd  (10pm-6am)

Job Title:

QA Technician C

Objective of Position

Performs a variety of functions in the plant and laboratory to locate, report and initiate action to correct any factors that affect product quality, plant sanitation and housekeeping

Specialized Knowledge and Experience

No prior experience-High school diploma or equivalent-reading and writing (English) - Basic Math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages)-Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy-Ability to work with a moderate amount of supervision-Shift and weekend work as required.

Job Requirements

  1. Conduct pre-op inspections to evaluate sanitary condition of equipment and environment.
  2. Conduct daily finished product grading per specifications
    • Notify Production when product does not meet specification.
    • Maintain a positive working relationship with Production and Warehouse 
  3. Monitor/document critical control points (blanching, metal detection, pH) at prescribed frequencies based on the current HACCP plan for the product being produced.
  4.  Conduct raw material raw grades as required by the specification.
  5. Conduct incoming ingredients and packaging material inspections for possible contamination and maintain adequate records as required.
  6. Collect samples during production, as required, for micro testing, cutting bees, retention samples or outside customers.
  7. Work in close association with USDA Inspectors and customer representatives as required.
  8. Be familiar with food safety, quality and procedural requirements of customers, USDA Grade Standards and Hanover specifications.
  9. Maintain good housekeeping and general appearance of laboratory.
  10. Performs any other assignments as required by the QC Manager or QC Supervisor.


  • Hanover Foods Corporation offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and discount Vision.
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Matching
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Holidays (upon completion of probationary period.)
  • Vacation (after 1 year of employment)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Performance based increases
  • Shift differentials for hours physically worked on other shifts.
  • Overtime Opportunities 

Hours are not always guaranteed based on various things such as Production, Availability, Company Needs.

Wage progression and Benefit cost, will be discussed during interview

Hanover Foods Corporation offers a salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, prescription drug and a 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Hanover Foods Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.