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Quality Assurance Technician

Job Description

La Provence Bakery, based in San Marcos, CA, is a leader in Artisan Cookie, Pasty, and Bread production. Since 1990, our traditional French baking practices have created the highest quality bakery products and drive the creation of a better experience for our customers, team members, and community.

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for the diligent execution and monitoring of the Company's Food Safety & Quality Assurance requirements.


  • Sample pulling for sensory testing, shelf life, microbiological, and customer requirements.

  • Packaging and seal testing, relative to container type- such as vacuum, pressure or bubble testing.

  • Perform swab testing as needed per Allergen Control Program

  • Perform Microbiological testing as required and record results

  • Monitor and enforce plant good manufacturing practices on the production floor. Coach employees when necessary

  • Perform mid-shift operational GMP checks, baking and enviromental checks, and label verifications

  • Perform, verify and document all plant HACCP CCP’s and QC standard checks

  • Maintain all documentation for auditing purposes

  • Perform calibration checks per schedule

  • Perform internal audits as directed

  • Color code enforcement; sanitation, organics, allergen, others as required

  • Initiate corrective action reports for sanitation non-conformances and communicate to relevant staff properly and timely

  • Hold and Release Program

  • Rework Program

  • Assist with cleaning non-conforming areas when needed.

  • Work with soaps / other cleaning chemicals

  • Other tasks may be assigned as needed by QA Manager


When you join La Provence Bakery you will be part of a growing organization which is a leader in the baking industry.

  • Established company in business for over 25 years

  • Medical and dental insurance for full time employees

  • Paid sick days

  • Fast Paced friendly environment

  • Opportunity to gain valuable accounting and finance experience

  • Schedule flexibility

  • Family owned and operated

Qualifications (all preferred)

  • Food & Beverage experience, preferred

  • A strong pattern of reliability, achievement, and leadership

  • Must be able to work in ERPs, Microsoft Office Suite, and various mobile applications

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Superior interpersonal skills are key for success in this role; candidates must have the ability to work with internal and external professionals and work independently as well as in a team environment


Competitive, based on experience

Job Type



Food & Beverage experience 1-2 years minimum (Preferred)


Associate or Bachelors (Preferred)

We are an equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: San Marcos, CA


We are an equal Opportunity Employer.

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