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Quality Assurance Technician

2nd $16.90

The Quality Assurance Technician will verify the cleanliness of the plant, monitor and validate Critical Control Points (CCP’s), Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) and Good Manufacturing Practices. Perform daily room checks ensuring products being produced meet all USDA regulations and customer specifications.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The essential duties for this job include the following, but other duties may be assigned.

  • Daily pre-operational inspection throughout the entire plant.
  • Collect environmental and pre-operational swabs throughout the production areas.
  • Pull product samples from the smokehouse area and fresh sausage to analyze for fat, moisture determination and protein using CEM or FOSS method. Analyze for pH and salt as needed.
  • Pull, prepare and send out samples for the outside laboratories.
  • Perform microbial plating of raw materials, cooked meat products, swabs and sponges using 3M Petri film
  • Perform daily room checks to assure quality and food safety. Check product labels, dates, codes, etc. in order to ensure they are correct.
  • Monitor SSOP’s and GMP’s throughout the plant.

Education & Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year related experience or training. Prior experience in QC and HACCP highly desired.

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations
HACCP Certification.

Physical Demands
The employee (by themselves) must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally 100 or more.

EEO Policy Statement

Abbyland Foods, Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Abbyland Foods, complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Abbyland expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Abbyland employs to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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