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Alene Candles Temporary Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift (Bonuses Available) in Milford, New Hampshire

We are currently offering a $1,200 sign on bonus! You will be paid $600 on your first paycheck, $300 after 90 days, and $300 after 180 days of service.

Alene Candles LLC & Midwest is a private label, contract manufacturer that produces high-quality candles for some of the world’s most recognized retail, boutique, and cosmetic brands. With our headquarters in New Hampshire and locations in Ohio and New York, we’ve been in business for over 25 years. We are passionate about making the best products in the world, making safety our number one priority, and being an insanely great place to work.

Alene Candles is seeking a Quality Assurance Technician for 1st shift. This is a temp-to-perm position.

The Quality Assurance Inspection Technician shall with minimal direction, perform incoming or in-process and finished goods inspections per applicable procedures. You must be able to communicate non-conformances identified to production and quality department leads as appropriate and follow up on the associated corrective actions. In addition, you will collect, and process required product samples and complete the required inspection documentation.

Job Functions:

  • Perform and document incoming, in-process and finished goods inspection of candle and diffuser raw materials, in-process and finished candles per applicable procedure.

  • Perform first article inspection of new production runs validating that materials and process parameters meet specification.

  • Collect and process product samples as required by product method and assembly procedure.

  • Validate candle fill, weight or height and ensure candle weights have been entered into the appropriate database by production.

  • Enter inspection results and defect information into specified databases.

  • Maintain Alene standards of performance and comply with housekeeping, safety policies and procedures.

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Quality Assurance Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager.

Rate: $17.00/hr


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 months related experience and/or training.

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical processes, professional journals, manufacturing procedures, safety and governmental regulations is desired.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures is desired.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients or customers is a must.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Alene Candles provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Should you require assistance completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact recruitment@alene.com or call 603-673-5050 and ask to speak to Human Resources. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs in a reasonable amount of time.