Quality Assurance Analyst

San Luis Obispo

Hourly Rate: $17-$19/hr DOE
Location: San Luis Obispo


A vegetable seed technology & breeding company is looking for a FT Quality Assurance Analyst to join their team!


Manage the QC sample & testing coordination from the test creation to scheduling, data entry, & reconciliation. Ensure that all samples are distributed correctly & all tests are performed to meet the required deadlines. Communicates to stakeholders all non-conforming results & leads the resolution process.

Some duties include:

  • Work with Inventory manager on quality requirements
  • Ensure that missing AD tests are tested to requirements
  • Review samples & verify the Determination Assignments
  • Set up sample planning & enter completion dates
  • Ensure Determination Assignments are scheduled to the correct labs
  • Route samples to internal/external testing labs or PGO locations
  • Review internal/external labs capacity planning to ensure that it aligns with needed completion dates
  • Report completion dates & communicate any delays
  • Enter all internal/external QC test results into ABS
  • Monitor pathology website & update results
  • Communicate all non-conforming results to Inventory Manager & stakeholders
  • File hard copies of test documents & certificates
  • Research quality data in ABS & summarize results
  • Run monthly quality data reports for trend analysis & KPIs


  • 3 years’ experience in seed production or crop trialing activities
  • Can work in an analytical & detailed oriented environment
  • Highly proficient in the use of manufacturing databases (SAP, Oracle, etc.) & Microsoft Office products
  • Attention to detail, drives tasks to closure efficiently with error‐free end result

San Luis Personnel Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, registered domestic partner status, ancestry, genetics, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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