Quality Control Technician

Oakland, Ca /
Kiva Manufacturing Inc. – Quality /
Kiva Confections (www.kivaconfections.com) is the premier cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and skillfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal is to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science to ensure a deliciously consistent experience every time, we continue to deliver on that mission today.
We have aggressive growth plans as the legal market, and consumer adoption continues to expand. Key growth initiatives include bold platform innovation, best-in-class marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this explosive growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

Job Summary

The Quality Control Technician exists to support the FQSA Department in its endeavor to sustain and grow the business at Kiva Brands through effective quality control monitoring of cannabis and cannabis products in the manufacturing facility.

Afternoon Shift Available: 12-8 PM

This is the job for you, if...

* You've worked in a food manufacturing setting and are passionate about quality control
* You are meticulous, efficient, and team-oriented
* You are highly detail-oriented, catching the smallest of errors and assert yourself accordingly

As a Kiva Quality Control Technician, you'll...

    • Be responsible for monitoring the quality attributes of the operation
    • Complete process control checks for WIP: weights, coding, etc.
    • Complete process control checks for packaging
    • Complete quality assurance verifications for batch records
    • Complete pre-operation inspections and line changeovers, including cleaning and sanitation verifications and record-keeping
    • Complete product sampling activities
    • Other duties as assigned

What we're looking for...

    • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Organized and able to handle multiple tasks
    • Self-directed and able to work autonomously
    • Excellent people skills, including listening skills. Team-oriented attitude. Must have adequate communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with people of all levels. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail, fast learner, and ability to work well with different people
    • Must have a minimum of one-year related work experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
    • Experience with QA/QC or food manufacturing processing is a plus.
    • Must have legible handwriting
    • Must possess knowledge and aptitude to learn various computer software; such as word processing, spreadsheets, or other related software programs.
Sound like the perfect position for you? We look forward to your application!

Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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