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Quality Improvement Specialist

Rochester, NY
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Full time
Morning, afternoon (includes weekends).
Age Requirement
Must be 18 years or older
Rochester, NY
1500 Brooks Ave
$19.50 - $22 / hour
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At our Wegmans Manufacturing facilities, we are all about creating the highest quality products for our customers and upholding the high standards that our company is known for.  As a Quality Improvement Specialist, you will play a vital role in customer service from behind the scenes, performing tests on multiple types of ingredients and finished products, recording and analyzing the data and communicating the results to multiple stakeholders.  If you have a passion for high standards and making a difference, this could be the position for you!

What will I do?

  • Independently verify key ingredients against the internal and external specifications and vendor supplied data
  • Perform various ingredient/product testing and analysis to confirm adherence to specifications
  • Perform ingredient/product analysis and share findings with operations to inform decisions that ensure a consistent, high quality product
  • Maintain good sanitary condition and performance of testing equipment and tools including scheduled calibrations
  • Follow good documentation practices to document, trend and report on inspections and testing results
  • Share technical knowledge and educate operations teams on use and maintenance of analytical equipment and analysis of results
  • Partner with business partners to understand data and trends and identify ways to continuously improve quality results
  • Actively participate in corrective and preventive action process for specifications, testing and ingredient/product performance

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years work experience in a laboratory environment
  • College degree in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science related field
  • Demonstrated experience with Good Laboratory Techniques and the scientific method
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Computer Skills, specifically in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Confidence in ability to learn and grow as priorities and procedures evolve
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of relevant products
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize assignments
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Demonstrated proficiency in clearly communicating technical information to non-technical audiences

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers. That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

  • Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
  • Employee discounts
  • Premium pay on Sundays and holidays

Comprehensive benefits*

  • Quality affordable healthcare coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
  • Pre-tax spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness programs
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
  • Scholarship Program

*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Discover what it means to work for a family owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love—and love what you do.

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Wegmans has great benefits and a true family atmosphere, which makes me feel appreciated and recognized for my hard work.

— Jackson

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