Position Description

Quality Control Technician
Location Aurora, OR (HGO)
Employment Status Full Time, Benefits Eligible
Pay range 18.45 - 20.50
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Quality Control Technician



The Quality Control Technician is responsible for the quality, food safety and esthetics of the product. The QC technician follows through on set processes and ensure adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMP), food safety, Safe Quality Food (SQF) standards and product quality standards.  They conduct product development tasks as assigned and utilized various analytical tools and techniques.


Job Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To The Following:

  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE at all times and verify that others are also doing so.
  • Conducting startup check verification
  • Collect product samples, verify their testing and manage data input on micro log
  • Create and file COA’s as required
  • Administer calibration program including verification of daily, monthly and yearly activities
  • Conduct monthly audits, maintain issues and actions log for completeness
  • Manage hold area and hold log
  • Conduct sanitation and metal detector operation validations
  • Administer environmental testing program including sampling and data logging
  • Participate in internal audit program
  • Conduct product tests as needed
  • Conduct shelf life testing and administer retention sample area
  • Support operations as needed
  • Conduct pest control activities and manage logs
  • Develop new products as assigned
  • Operate analytical and operational equipment to manufacture samples
  • Other tasks as required

Special Skills/Training

  • Ability to read, write, and understand English. (Without an interpreter)
  • Experienced with MS office program suite.
  • Ability to work in a team environment in a positive manner of respect, cooperation & flexibility.
  • Good work ethic and ability to work independently.


  • Science background required
  • Food quality experience

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift 30 pounds repeatedly.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Prolonged standing and repetitive bending.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as necessary.

Working Conditions

  • Mostly inside an industrial food grade facility.
  • Smock, hairnet (beard net if necessary) ear and eye protection are required within the facility.
  • Occasional outside work is necessary.
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Wilco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.