JBS USA QA TECHNICIAN in Denver, Colorado
Job Title: QA Technician Date: 09/20/2019
Location: Denver Department: QA/Food Safety
Reports to: QA Manager
Primary Work Location: Production Floor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Responsible for the monitoring of quality and food safety attributes of incoming raw materials, in-process product and finished product. Enforcing GMP’s and food safety standards in the production environment.
Essential Job Duties:
Responsible for monitoring in-process and finished product to ensure compliance to established specifications and temperature requirements.
Monitoring labels to ensure they meet regulatory requirements including tare weights, UPC codes, legibility, establishment number, pricing and correct product identification.
Monitor incoming ingredients for compliance to established visual and temperature requirements.
Monitor finished product weights on stated weight products.
Monitor finished product coding and packaging.
Monitor tri-gas mixtures on finished product.
Monitoring package seals.
Performing in-process and finished product quality checks.
Communicating to leads and supervisors when product is out of specification with increased monitoring or holding of product until the defect is corrected or reworked.
Monitoring and recording shelf life results.
Aseptic sampling of ground beef products for microbiological testing.
Pre-operational sanitation inspections.
Assist in enforcing plant wide compliance to GMP’s and employee safety rules.
Must know job requirements for all positions on assigned production line(s).
Accurately complete required daily paperwork.
Other tasks as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED
Ability to speak, read, and write English
Strong attention to details
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience in a production environment
The ability to attend work on time with few absences
Ability to instruct and lead effectively
Ability to make quick and decisive decisions; good judgment and common sense required
Good math skills
Ability to follow instruction
Display strong work ethic and positive attitude
Adaptable and dependable with ability to follow direction and work in cooperation with others
Ability to read, understand and follow SOP’s (standard operating procedures)
Must maintain a helpful and professional attitude and appearance
QA experience preferred
Training and licenses
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Knowledge of SQF (safe quality foods) systems
Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, kneeling intermittently
Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
Ability to work in a cold environment
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.