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QA Technician Relief

Date:  Mar 23, 2023

East Hartford, CT, US, 06118




  • Pay- $21.32/hr + shift differential ($.35 for 2nd shift, $.40 for 3rd shift)
    • Scheduled Raises: to increase your rate to $26.65/hr by the end of your first year!
  • Schedule- FT Role that would cover vacancies as needed. Must be available to work all shifts as will need to jump between shifts. When not covering vacations or role vacancies, will be working 3rd shift, Sunday-Thursday 10 PM - 6:30 AM.
  • Location-   East Hartford, CT 
  • Preferred experience:

    • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel and Word
    • Associate's degree in science related field, food science highly preferred
    • Production/manufacturing or relevant lab technician experience




We are Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, one of the largest Coca-Cola bottlers in the US.  United, we are world-class people producing, selling, and distributing iconic beverage brands to the communities we champion and serve.  We get stuff done through our unwavering dedication to our values: quality, integrity, commitment, resourcefulness, and diversity.  Join our growing family!




  • Work with some of the most recognized brands in the world: Coca-Cola, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Monster, and Moxie (just to name a few)
  • Huge career growth opportunity as we expand our reach in the Northeast
  • Highly competitive pay/compensation
  • A fast-paced, get-stuff-done work environment that celebrates success as a family
  • Money-saving programs: tuition assistance, fitness reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities
  • Discounts with Verizon, GMC, Disney, Ford, and other companies
  • An excellent benefits* package:
    • Insurance available Day-1 of employment with a very low premium- health, dental, vision, life, and short/long-term disability
    • Stellar retirement investment opportunities- 100% company-matched 401k or pension depending on location
    • Paid vacations, holidays, personal, and sick days


Keep reading below to learn about the specifics of this position.  Regardless of role or location in our company, we are proud to be one team!   


*Benefits vary by position, location, and union governance.



Job Description

The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician is responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative tests of raw materials and finished goods.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative testing of raw materials and finished goods throughout all stages of the production process
  • Analyze syrup, water and/or beverage attributes
  • Audit container rinsers, air blowers, filters and coders to insure proper operations
  • Conduct quality inspections and audits of packaging and isolate product that does not meet standards
  • Test CO2 and raw materials prior to production process
  • Maintain highest standards of housekeeping and cleanliness to prevent microbial contamination


Job Requirements


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in production/manufacturing or 2+ years of relevant lab technician experience
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with lab safety and handling of hazardous materials




It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position. Similarly, we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company's needs may change over time. Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive. The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to, or eliminate any aspect of the above description. The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.  We get stuff done as ONE TEAM!




Coke Northeast requires all applicants to undergo a criminal background verification process prior to commencing employment with the Company. Employment with Coke Northeast is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check. Depending on position, drug screen results and/or driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to Coke Northeast’s guidelines to determine eligibility for the position. 




Coke Northeast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.



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