Golden Boy Foods is seeking applicants for a Quality Technician in Troy, Alabama. Golden Boy Foods is a leading manufacturer of private brand and branded food products. We supply organic and conventional peanut butter, tree nut butter, other nut butters, snack nuts, trail mix, baking nuts, and dried fruit to leading grocery retailers, top food service distributors and industrial bakeries across North America.   





PAY: $12 - $14.50 PER HOUR



Our Lab Technician is a valuable role for our facility. This role is critical to ensuring we keep our food safe, and of the highest quality. To do this, the QA Technician performs food safety and product quality review on production and packaging processes, and evaluates all finished goods coming out of the production area. This role is a valuable partner to Operations that is responsible for effectively identifying and communicating food safety and quality problems to the involved departments.


  • Gathers product samples and finished product analyzes with respect to customer specifications and HACCP requirements. Identifies any non-conforming product and food safety issues, investigates problems, and recommends solutions 
  • Conduct routine floor audits of production and packaging areas to confirm correct product specifications, storage, packaging, labeling, and coding
  • Completes multiple quality analysis tests. Communicates with operations staff regarding product quality and warehouse staff regarding approval details and lot coding 
  • Ensures all codes are accurate and identical to that on the packaged product and meets customer’s specifications.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of analyzed product, compiling all proper steps in logging, product storage and expiration monitoring to ensure top quality. 
  • Hold any product manufactured out of specification and communicate with all involved departments regarding disposition
  • Maintain and review retention samples for quality purposes
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Experience in quality assurance testing 
  • Knowledge of GB products and procedures
  • May be required to crouch, kneel, and stoop 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to reach above shoulders 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to bend, sit, stand, and walk 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to work in high heat/humidity 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to lift/carry 11 pounds to 34 pounds 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken or written word and distinguish object or equipment visually
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company Paid STD
  • Company Paid Life Insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you have special needs that require reasonable accommodations, please notify AIDT at 334-280-4400 so proper arrangements can be made. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users, our number is 334-280-4475.