Quality Control Technician
Location: 3900 Corporate Drive, Lancaster, TX
Job Posting Location - City, State:
Lancaster, TX
Job Posting Location - Street:
3900 Corporate Drive
Work Type:
Quality Control

Description & Requirements

Come join our family at In-N-Out Burger!  

In-N-Out Burger, a family owned and growth orientated restaurant company, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Quality Assurance Technician in our Lancaster, TX ground beef production facility.  This position is responsible for conducting production floor Quality Assurance and Food Safety monitoring and documentation along with product and environmental sampling.  

General Responsibilities:

Spending the majority of time in the refrigerated production area monitoring, documenting and reviewing quality, food safety and sanitation standards, programs and procedures, e.g. HACCP (USDA), Process Control, SSOP, SOP, GMP, SPS, Food Defense, supplier, PIP, product specifications, pest control and other pre-requisites
Conducting sampling (e.g. knife excision, sponging) testing (e.g. ATP) and inspecting (e.g. pre-operational and operational) of production processes, the environment and products to ensure product quality, sanitary conditions and wholesomeness standards
Calibrating and using sampling, weighing, product composition and temperature monitoring equipment to provide assurances of accuracy and consistency
Verifying routinely that production processes, facility and equipment are functioning as intended
Ensuring that only quality and wholesome products are available to be prepared and served to customers
Contributing to special projects through root cause analysis and continuous improvement techniques
Assisting the Quality Assurance Supervisor when absent to fulfill departmental needs
Continuing one’s professional development in Quality Assurance, Sanitation, Regulatory Affairs, Food Microbiology and other core technical competencies
Performing all technician duties with pride and craftsmanship while fostering a culture of teamwork, cooperation, occupational safety and dedication to helping others succeed

Work Schedule + Benefits:

Full-time position, hourly (non-exempt)
  • Pay Range: $20.76-$23.88 per hour            
(The above represents the expected pay range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we will consider your experience and other job-related factors)
5 days per week, rotating schedule
Varied start times: 4:30 am, 6:00 am, and 7:00 AM
Weekend and holiday availability required
Excellent Benefits, to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSA’s, 401(k)/Profit Sharing Plan, Adoption Assistance, Education Reimbursement, Supplemental Health Plans and Pet Insurance


An Associate’s Degree, Bachelors of Science degree preferred, in Agriculture, Meat Science, Animal Science, Food Science, Microbiology or related field
One or more years of industry or classroom experience in food production, quality assurance, and/or food safety
HACCP and/or Preventive Controls for Human Food trained
Strong written, verbal, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Physical demands and requirements:

Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds
Cold working conditions:  Ability to withstand prolonged work assignments in temperatures as low as 34 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 hours at a time
Physical demands:  Position requires frequent lifting, walking, reaching, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling cold conditions, wet flooring, working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to food grade chemicals and moderate noise levels

ABOUT In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California, and remains privately owned and operated. Under the direction of the Snyder family, the company has opened restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, Oregon, Colorado, and Idaho. In-N-Out Burger’s menu has remained the same since 1948, and we have maintained a simple philosophy – serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment, and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. We have built a reputation for fresh, made-to-order foods prepared and served by friendly, well trained Associates.

In-N-Out Burger offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Should there be a need, In-N-Out Burger will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the interview process upon request.