101 Prairie Village Dr, New Century, KS 66031, USA Req #1682
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

We are hiring Rockstars to join our Sauer Brands team!

Quality Control Technician – 2nd Shift

Overall Goal of Position:

Be an interracial part of our Quality Assurance team by ensuring product safety and quality.

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities are collecting, testing and documenting quality dressing, mayonnaise and sauces. Included in overall duties is to take samples, record and report accurately.  Monitoring safe and sanitary conditions throughout plant using and enforcing GMPs.  Requires close communication and coordination with production supervisor, packaging operators, maintenance, and warehousing.


2nd Shift:  Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 3:30 am.

$1.75/hour Shift Differential


What will you do?

  • Perform quality checks in the mainline or Portion control departments.
  • Ability to perform analytical testing on batched samples and record data.
  • Pulling finished product samples for retains and micro analysis.
  • Performs x-ray examinations on lines.
  • Ability to test for moisture and fat on products.
  • Pre- and post-op inspection
  • Redzone familiarization and utilization
  • Truck inspection audits, having the ability to enter Raw material data.
  • HACCP familiarization
  • Notifies QC management when Quality issues arise.
  • Performs “Near Miss” submittals monthly.


 Performance Standards (the criteria that will be used to evaluate performance)

  • Conduct line checks. Check codes, boxes, labeling, seals, metal detector and weights.
  • Collect and test samples of product hourly.
  • Document analysis of samples.
  • Perform testing on oils.
  • Mix reagents and handle hazardous chemicals.
  • Communicate clearly with production supervisors, line operators, warehouse and others as necessary.
  • Observe, label and document ingredients, as they are unloaded from tractor-trailers.
  • Complete and file paperwork as needed by department.
  • Maintain and evaluate retain samples.


What We Are Looking For:  Characteristics, skills, experience, education and performance history needed for success in the position:

  • Initiative to organize and accurately perform all job functions
  • Curious, with desire to continuously learn and to support continuous improvement.
  • Possesses a strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with the capacity to work with minimal supervision as well as work as part of a team.
  • Can easily adapt to change in the work environment.


  • Personal Characteristics
    • Professional Demeanor
    • Entrepreneurial drive and the desire to “build a business”.
    • Passionate, outgoing, energetic, and results oriented personality
    • Overall confidence in one abilities and comfortable communicating the facts
    • Smart, creative and inquisitive
    • Character and Integrity-Does the right thing even when no one is looking
    • No excuses mindset. Accountable and reliable.
    • Dependable team player with positive attitude
    • Determination/Grit-Pursuit of Excellence
    • Passion for organization, and attention to details


  • Demonstrated proficiency in the following Areas
    • Ability to work and thrive under time constraints and juggle/prioritize responsibilities.
    • Highly organized
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible.
  • Education & Experience:
    • College Degree is preferred.
    •  Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Other:
    • Frequently is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach and grasp with hands and arms. 
    • Regularly lift and or move up to 30 pounds on a regular basis. 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


  • What are we making?
    • A safer, stronger, more sustainable Sauer Brands that forges a prosperous future for our families
  • Why are we making it?
    • To excite and delight our customers with inspired flavors
  • How do we make it? With
    • Integrity
    • Creativity
    • Executional Excellence
    • Teamwork
  • Where are we going? / What does our “product look like?

One of the most respected food companies on the planet, known for our passion, expertise, and relentless pursuit of excellence.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • 101 Prairie Village Dr, New Century, KS 66031, USA