Quality Assurance Technician - Tray Pack in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Job Summary

Perform various checks, monitor production to ensure that specifications are met.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs checks of product quality against specifications
  • Assures GMP, HACCP, and SOP’s are in compliance
  • Investigates issues related to Quality and Food Safety
  • Collects microbiological and product samples for testing and evaluation.
  • Applies Holds to nonconforming products and materials
  • Assures food safety, regulatory and company compliance.
  • Understanding of the process
  • Assists with audits of the process, GMP’s and food safety as well as customer audits.
  • Assists with troubleshooting of plant quality problems
  • Assists with troubleshooting of sanitation issues and problems.
  • Assists with product improvement projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Able to interact with all levels of management
  • Able to work alone with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of workplace safety rules
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams.
  • Excellent attendance and work record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to speak, read and write English

Education & Experience 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in poultry/animal science, biology, or chemistry preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a quality assurance role in lieu of required education
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to distinguish colors.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Working Environment:

  • Time working in a cold and wet industrial environment is required.
  • May require long periods of time on feet.
  • May require a lot of walking.
  • May be exposed to foul odors due to incubating and autoclaving samples.
  • Must be able to use computer.
  • Some long hours and weekend work may be required.

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