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Ogden, UT

Hello potential future Oatly employee. It’s us, the original oatmilk company that started in Sweden back 25 or so years ago and has since expanded to the U.S. where we’ve continued growing at a rate such that we need more brilliant minds to come work with us to keep the momentum going and the oatmilk flowing.
 
Did you know we also have amazing benefits? We wrote this list with all the ways we sweeten the deal to work with us…
$500 sign on bonus (paid out after a 60-day introductory period)
 
Joining our team here and now is especially exciting as our plant in Ogden is the first full production (think from oat to carton) facility Oatly has built in the United States. Totally oatsome, right?
 
Sustainability, health, and transparency are the core values that guide everything we do. Basically, we exist to make it easy for people to eat better and live healthier lives without recklessly taxing the planet’s resources in the process. If any of this resonates with you, then maybe you’d like work for Oatly, too. Now onto the formal stuff.
We are looking for a Quality Control Technician to join our team.  This role will be responsible for ensuring consistent production quality by enforcing good manufacturing practice systems, validating processes, performing audits, handling system improvements, and providing documentation. This role will report to the Quality Supervisor on a full-time schedule.

Here are the things we want to hire you to do:

  • Monitor and verify daily quality compliance of Oatbase & Finished Products by following appropriate analytical methods & SOPs.
  • Perform daily pre-operational and operational plant inspections; authorize or not, the start of processing operations in conjunction with the production department.
  • Continuously monitor that the site follows all required Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Ensure quality compliance of all raw materials, ingredients, packaging materials, products in process, and finished products to specifications.
  • Perform all required laboratory analyses & tests, such as pH, Total Solids, Viscosity, Density, Moisture, Temperature & related procedures on Oatbase & Finished Products, along with APC, Yeast and Mold micro testing.
  • Review & maintain all required Quality Control logs, Forms, Checklists and other important records on a daily basis.
  • Inventory management of Lab supplies, lab chemicals & and related items.
  • Enter test results on lab data system (LIMS) and generate reports.
  • Coordinate with Operations, Engineering, and Purchasing department to resolve supplier quality issues on raw materials.
  • Ensure and maintain working condition of all lab instruments that are being used for routine and non-routine sample testing, including troubleshooting of issues and calibrations of instruments.
  • Conduct timely root cause analysis and enforce improvements to process controls.
  • Perform Sanitation Verification (ATP), environmental and allergen control swabbing to support plant operations.
  • Communicate raw material and product quality issues to the Management Team.
  • Creation of Certificate of Analysis (COAs) for product release and utilize site ERP system (D365).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Plant Quality Leads, Quality Supervisors or the Quality & Food Safety Manager.
  • Here are the things we think you need:

  • Must be 18 years or older with the ability to read, write and speak English specific to work instructions including but not limited to safety purposes
  • High school, GED, or equivalent diploma required
  • 2-4 years schooling in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, or related fields preferred   
  • 1+ years of industry experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills, and abilities to make decisions on quality issues
  • Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force at times and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
  • Ability to work in cold and hot environments (approximately 38F-80F degrees)
  • Ability to be mobile in accomplishing tasks and or moving from one worksite (up to 1-mile range) to another this could include but not be limited to in-plant departments, (Shipping- Receiving, Production, etc.) and/or to Oatly’s 3rd party warehouse
  • Ability to repeat motions that may include use of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, and standing or sitting for prolonged periods (average 8-12 hours)
  • And here’s another list of qualities we think make a good Oatly team member:

  • You feel connected to our mission of encouraging health, sustainability, and transparency 
  • You are a self-starter who doesn’t need direct supervision to motivate you for success – we believe strongly in building a culture of individual accountability and ownership and need partners that can embrace that mentality 
  • You are ready to make your mark in a smaller, growing brand leveraging your experience to deliver amazing results and build an outstanding company 
  • You have entrepreneurial spirit in that you’re comfortable with ambiguity and are energized by the process of building something lasting from the ground up 
  • Oatly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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