QA Technician in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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Job Description

Reports to: Quality Assurance Supervisor                  Department: Quality Assurance          

Classification: QA Technician                                                   Division: Carthage    

Description:

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

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

• 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.

Qualifications:

• 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.

Preferences:

• Bi-lingual (English / Spanish)

• Prior QA or Lab Tech experience.

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