Quality Assurance Technician

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Quality Assurance
Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2024

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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In a typical 24-hour production cycle, we conduct 30,000 documented quality checks involving ingredient/packaging, receiving, processing, and packing. That’s how much we care.
Not only is Nestlé Purina an industry leader and at the cutting edge of pet food innovations that are revolutionizing the business, we’ve set the gold standard in quality assurance. We’re backed by a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, but more significantly, we’re grounded in a strong values system of developing high-quality products with unconditional integrity, passion, expertise, performance, and innovation.

As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will assist with ingredient and finished product testing as well as ensuring food safety for all pet food manufactured at the Flagstaff factory. You possess a broad understanding of food safety standards, compliance, sanitation principles and good laboratory practices. Day to day, you will set up and monitor the sensory lab, support microbiological testing, and enter quality test data.

  • Sample finished product and perform tests for bushel weight, date codes, composition, color, shape, size, odor, etc., based on quality management systems and finished product specifications.
  • Enter data from test results on ingredients and finished product into databases.
  • Communicate laboratory results to production in a timely manner to ensure a quality product.
  • Prioritize good laboratory and sanitation practices.
  • Maintain and operate all laboratory equipment including troubleshooting and calibrating.
  • Work cross-functionally with production, packing, maintenance and safety teams to ensure a continuous flow of quality and efficiency throughout the plant.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.


  • 1+ years experience working in a quality, manufacturing, laboratory, military or related environment.

The approximate hourly pay for this position is $22.88. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com)


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