QA Tech - 2nd Shift in Ozark, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 6/17/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position purpose

Responsible for performing daily Quality Assurance activities as directed to assure that the products are safe, wholesome, and meet stated requirements.


  • Ensure compliance with all company and plant Food Safety and Animal Care & Well-Being policies, including but not limited to USDA and state regulations, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) program, Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).

  • Monitor product attributes to ensure that product quality is at specified levels.

  • Perform job functions and duties in a manner compliant with company safety policies and procedures.

  • Verify pre-operational and operational sanitation procedures.

  • Conduct pre-operational swabs.

  • Support production staff regarding quality standards, product specifications and GMP’s.

  • Compile reports on nonconforming product and nonconforming plant issues.

  • Maintain HACCP, SSOP, lab, and plant quality records.

  • Conduct required audits of the recordkeeping files to ensure compliance with company and regulatory policies.

  • Attend and participate in safety meetings.

  • Create/modify databases and analyze extracted data to make recommendations to management.

  • May be required to complete Lab work to include setting up samples, running tests, working with various lab equipment, and reporting results.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor degree in poultry/animal science, biology, or chemistry preferred.

  • Prefer 1 -3 years of experience in a quality assurance role or equivalent manufacturing experience.

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, exceptional knowledge in Access, Excel and Visio.


  • Bi-lingual (English / Spanish)

  • Prior QA or Lab Tech experience.

    **This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball’s Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request.**

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