Quality Assurance Associate

US-PA-Scranton
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1163
# of Openings
0
Category
Quality Assurance

Overview

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Headquartered in New York, NY, The Topps Company is a leading creator and marketer of sports and entertainment products and distinctive confections. Topps’ North America Sports and Entertainment division produces trading cards, sticker album collections, and collectible games related to iconic global brands such as Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, Star Wars, English Premiere League, Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League, and World Wrestling Entertainment. The company has also expanded its portfolio of products to include digital trading cards. Topps Digital Apps produces, develops and operates mobile applications that give you access to an exclusive digital card collection at your fingertips that are sold via the Apple and Google app stores under the brand names BUNT, HUDDLE, KICK, and Star Wars Card Trader. Topps’ confectionery brands, which are marketed under its Bazooka Candy Brands division, include Bazooka bubble gum, Ring Pop, Push Pop, Baby Bottle Pop, and Juicy Drop Pop confectionery items.

 

The Topps Company was founded in 1938 as Topps Chewing Gum, and in its early years produced a popular penny "Topps Gum" from a factory in Brooklyn, NY. After World War II, the company developed Bazooka Bubble Gum, and in 1950, added trading cards to its product line. Baseball cards appeared in 1951 and quickly became a vital part of pop culture, a tradition that continues to this day.

Responsibilities

Bazooka Candy Brands (BCB), the confectionery division of The Topps Company, is seeking a Quality Assurance Associate for our Scranton Pennsylvania offices; with iconic brands including Ring Pop, Push Pop, Bazooka Bubblegum, & Juicy Drop, BCB is one of the leading manufacturers & innovators of non-chocolate confections in the US.

 

Duties under the direction of the QA Manager:

  • Assist the Quality Department with increased record keeping requirements pertaining to Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Assist the Quality Department with import inspections.
  • Responsible for monitoring inspection results.
  • Responsible for accurate record keeping.
  • Investigate consumer complaints.
  • Special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree preferred or equivalent experience, with a minimum of an Associates Degree
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

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