Quality Assurance Tech in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Job Description


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Position purpose:

Responsible for performing daily Quality Assurance and lab 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, microbiology, 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, Microbiology or Lab Tech experience

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