Do you want to work for a company where your talents can shine?  Are you looking to find work right now?  If so, submit your resume ASAP!  We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician with a fantastic company that cares about their employees and wants to add – YOU – to their team!  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with inspection experience, so if you’re interested, submit your resume NOW because this position will fill quickly!

The Quality Control Technician position is in Lompoc, CA. This is a full-time assignment and potentially temp to hire for the right fit. The hours are 8am to 8pm with a rotating schedule of 4 on 4 off (holiday and weekend work required). The pay rate is $20 to $22 an hour.

**This position will require a federal drug test and physical**

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Set up lab equipment and instruments required for tests.
  • Test and analyze; crude ore, process samples, natural products and finished products to determine purity, chemical content, and other characteristics.
  • Test and analyze materials and substances such as minerals, soil, water, and pollutants.
  • Document test results in computer database, excel spreadsheets, and logbooks.
  • Communicate test results to appropriate parties through written, verbal, and electronic channels.
  • Dispositions product according to specifications and market demand requirements.
  • Prepare chemical solutions in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Perform daily work using a PC.
  • Picking up samples.
  • Other duties assigned.


To be considered for this position the applicant must complete a QC Lab entry exam with a score of 70% or greater.  To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform 75% of all essential duties satisfactorily within 12 months of starting the position, and 95% of essential duties satisfactorily within 24 months of starting the position.

Education and/or Experience-

Twelve months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills-

Ability to read and interpret documents such as: SDS, SOP, safety rules, test methods, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English.

Mathematical Skills-

Ability to: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Basic Algebra; Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Must be able to: calculate dilution factors and convert between units of measure.

Reasoning Ability-

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must know when calibration values are out and to do trouble shooting on analytical instruments. An example of this would be the XRD, XRF, ICP, or any other piece of equipment or instrument normally used by the Quality Control Technicians. Must be able to perform troubleshooting and minor maintenance on analytical instruments. Must be fully aware of product specifications and bag to product combinations.

Other Skills and Abilities-

Must be able to operate automobiles and other mobile equipment in a safe and efficient manner.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and smell.  Must be able to differentiate colors and shades. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

We provide equal employment opportunities in hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and all other employment decisions. These opportunities and other conditions of employment are extended to qualified applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s ancestry, race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (including transgender) or expression, age, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, military or veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws.

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