Colgate Quality Can lab Technician in Topeka, Kansas

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Date:Jan 11, 2019

Location:Topeka, KS, US

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visithttp://www.hillspet.comand, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered


The Quality Can Lab Technician is responsible for the execution of Food Safety and Product Quality systems related to the manufacture of low acid canned foods.

Regulatory Compliance:Perform FDA mandated checks inclusive of seam tear downs to meet desired specifications and performs net weight risk analysis for compliance to Weights and Measures standards.

Product Conformance:Monitors the manufacture of product in process to assure all applicable quality standards are met.

Notification System:Document product holds in the SAP Notification System.

Documentation: Distributes the documentation used during manufacturing process.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Responsible for placing any product produced or packaged on hold when it does not meet Hill’s quality specifications using the SAP Notification System.

  • Monitor in process quality checks inclusive of proximate analysis, and product aesthetics

  • Perform can seam tear downs per FDA guidelines to meet desired specifications

  • Troubleshooting of equipment and / or processes when needed.

  • Subject matter expert on food safety in low acid canned foods

  • Check and monitor schedule to determine needed paperwork and / or requirements for shift and then coordinate accordingly

  • Take necessary composites and paperwork to main lab for analysis

  • Adjust x-ray machine

  • Other support activities as required

Education/ Experience Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Microsoft Office, Google Productivity, SAP, and/or other computer software

  • Strong math skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in science, business management

  • Key operational knowledge of Hill’s product and operations

  • SAP transactional knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Colgate Quality standards and Systems

  • Certification in HACCP

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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