PB CAREERS: H-E-B, Own Brand Product Quality Technologist

HEBPB CAREERS: H-E-B, Own Brand Product Quality Technologist 

About H-E-B
H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 375 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $23 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 85,000 + Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

Job Summary:
Supports the product development process to ensure that all products meet H-E-B’s safety and quality standards.

Essential Functions / Process Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Responsible for technical support functions for product development that are complex in nature
  • Supports all product maintenance work
  • Conducts project work as directed
  • Responsible for purchasing products
  • Gathers data for suppliers:  For example, Certificates of Analysis, Product Specifications, and Test Reports.
  • Provides support in product investigations
  • Run reports and provide complex analysis
  • Manages assigned special projects
  • May conduct periodic supplier visits
  • May assist with on-site supplier investigations
  • Actively participates in department and Business Development Team meetings.

Education and Experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related field
  • 5 + years experience
  • Advanced knowledge and application in each of the following areas: manufacturing systems, product safety and quality, HACCP, GMP, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, Statistical Process Control, Quality Management principles, Quality Auditing and Risk Assessment
  • Advanced PC skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Key Competencies preferred

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and project management skills
  • Advanced organization and time management skills

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Function in a fast-paced, retail, office environment
  • Sit for an extended period of time
  • Work extended hours, including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Able to lift 25 pounds
  • Able to travel occasionally
  • Function in a fast-paced, retail, office environment
  • Travel by car or airplane with overnight stays
  • Sit for an extended period of time
  • Work extended hours
  • Use arms/hands in repetitive motion during the day

Primary Location: US-TX-San Antonio
Work Locations
: Headquarters – Arsenal 646 S. Main   San Antonio 78204
: QA Own Brand
: Corporate Region
: Standard
Job Type
: Full-time
Job Posting
: Jul 13, 2016, 11:40:42 AM