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Quality Assurance Tech

Date:  Oct 17, 2021

Bridgewater, VA, US, 22812

Req ID:  46623
Job Function:  Production



Monitors production processes of the facility to ensure all products meet company quality and food safety requirements during plant operations to ensure compliance with all company, regulatory and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards. his production position works  in a production area processing poultry products.  

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Ensures product meets internal and customer specifications and takes appropriate actions when a non-compliance is noted.

Accurately conducts product reviews for compliance to include grading, packaging and weights.

Performs and accurately records quality checks on product and regulatory checks as specified within company programs and USDA regulations.

Monitors associates' work practices and addresses any deficiencies noticed immediately while continually evaluating potential for foreign material contamination while in assigned work areas.
Inspects equipment for cleanliness and proper working condition prior to start up and records findings.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

0-2 years experience.  Good communication (both oral and written) and math skills.  

Experience Preferred

Experience in food quality and/or safety.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.  May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.  May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.  Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.  Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.  Able to stand for several hours.  Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia