Quality Assurance Specialist

Clarion, IA
Full Time
Centrum Valley Farms
Entry Level

Job Summary:


A Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for the inspection of all incoming materials/products and finished egg products. Quality Assurance participates in many functions in accordance with company standards, SQF, HACCP, and USDA regulatory requirements to ensure safety and quality of employees and products.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Product sensory evaluations, weight, count and defect checks.
  • Monitor incoming and outgoing product quality per company and customer specifications.
  • HACCP point monitoring, recording and reporting (CCP/CP’S)
  • Monitoring and Assurance of Food Safety Programs:
    • GMPs and company policies.
    • Sanitizer concentration verification.
    • Pre-operational and building inspection (visual and swabbing)
    • Equipment calibrations (thermometer/pH meters)
  • Performing basic laboratory testing as needed
  • Maintaining and inventorying laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Monitor and report Plant Food Safety, Quality deviations to Quality Management
  • Assure compliance with regulatory requirements USDA AMS/FSIS/ FDA
  • Quality Assurance Technicians are the food safety representative, fostering a positive work environment ensuring that Policies of the Company and the Company's Code of Conduct are respected and communicated.
  • In the absence of Quality Assurance Technicians, trained Quality Assurance Technician II, Quality Management, Plant Management or Process Management has the ability to perform the duties as described above.




EDUCATION: High School diploma/GED; Associates Degree preferred


EXPERIENCE: Food Safety and quality assurance experienced in a food manufacturing for 2 years preferred


REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to work independently. Basic knowledge of computer skills (e-mail, and Microsoft Office).


PREFERRED SKILLS: Knowledge in food processing/HACCP/SQF, and/or regulatory compliance strongly preferred, but not mandatory. Fluent in English language, bi-lingual preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed for vacations and peak periods.


Join Centrum Valley Farms and become part of a winning team!


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  (While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


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