Quality Assurance Analyst

San Luis Obispo

Hourly rate: $20-$22/hour


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


Summary: 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:

  • Lead the development of a master plan of what samples are pulled and tested by working with the QA Manager on quality requirements and when results are needed for batch allocation
  • Work closely with Purchasing to ensure that missing additional declaration (AD) tests are tested to meet all re-export requirements
  • Reviews all inbound samples and verifies the Determination Assignments
  • Sets up the sample planning in computer system (ABS) and enters estimated completion dates
  • Checks to ensure Determination Assignments (test samples) are scheduled to the correct labs
  • Routes samples to internal/external testing labs or purity grow-out locations
  • Retrieves existing QC samples from the warehouse and generate daily packing lists
  • Reviews internal/external labs capacity planning to ensure that it aligns with needed completion dates
  • Reports estimated completion dates to QA and stakeholders and communicates any delays
  • Enters all internal/external QC test results into ABS
  • Monitors external labs pathology websites and update results and initiate disinfecting processing if required
  • Works with inventory management to monitor incoming shipments and define receiving blends and associated testing strategies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Prior experience in data management
  • Highly proficient in MS Office
  • Knowledge of SAP or Oracle a plus
  • Attention to detail

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, citizenship status, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.



3220 S. Higuera Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401