Quality Control Tech II

Neil Jones Food Company, The

Hollister, CA

The Neil Jones Food Company is looking for a temporary Quality Control Lab Technician II at our San Benito Foods facility in Hollister, CA. The Neil Jones Food Company processes superior quality, fresh-packed, vine-ripened California tomatoes and Pacific Northwest fruit. With headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, NJFC has been providing our nation’s discerning foodservice, retail, industrial and institutional customers the finest quality canned and pouched products for over 35 years. NJFC operates three production facilities: Northwest Packing in Vancouver, WA.; San Benito Foods, in Hollister, CA; and Toma-Tek in Firebaugh, CA.  


Summary:  Responsible for validation and verification of process controls of tomato products at various stages of production to maintain quality and reliability of products. This is a seasonal, non-exempt, temporary job supporting our fresh pack season, typically June – October.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Calibrating instruments such as scales and thermometers and verify that the instruments are being used properly.
  • Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process, verifying that specified fill weights and net weights are being achieved.
  • Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures.
  • Evaluates data and writes report to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.



  • High School diploma or GED; or, any equivalent combination of education, experience, certification, and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
  • 1 – 2 years of work experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Requires bilingual Spanish/English oral and written ability.
  • Requires reliability and excellent attendance.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, work extended hours, weekends, and any shift assigned during the fresh pack season, typically July to early October.



The wage is $17.42 - $20, based on experience and qualifications.



  • Eligible for paid sick leave


Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)


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