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Advantage Solutions QA Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

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Position Summary

The QA Technician is responsible for inspecting and testing manufactured goods to determine if they are safe to use and meet or exceed “Quality” standards as set by both the retailer and manufacturer. They will assist in the development of new QA processes as necessary.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The QA Technician is responsible for inspecting and testing manufactured goods to determine if they are safe to use and meet or exceed “Quality” standards as set by both the retailer and manufacturer. They will assist in the development of new QA processes as necessary.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Evaluate both food & non-food products using basic sensory and analytical technique and instrumentation for conformance to established specifications and standards.

• Develop effective QA processes that enable Daymon team to communicate the “Quality” message.

• Develop strong business relationships with QA representatives from key vendor and retail partners

• Understand and support the role Daymon plays within the industry

• Understand role within sales process…quality / integrity is key to long term acceptance

• Understand industry and driving factors / trends

• Additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

0-2 Years of work experience, 1-2 years sensory related experience and analysis.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Strong knowledge of quality assurance principles, practices and procedures.

Strong knowledge of appropriate federal, state and local rules and regulations

Strong Written & Verbal Communication Skills

Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsers

Ability to Work Independently & Prioritize with minimal supervision, in order to Meet Deadlines

Flexible & Adaptable, able to change & Alter According to changes in Projects or Business Environment

Proven problem-solving skills

Familiarity with texture analysis, color screening and other product attributes and characteristics

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City

Primary Posting Location : City Kansas City

Primary Posting Location : State/Province MO

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-387300

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

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