Job Information

JBS USA QA TECHNICIAN I - 2ND SHIFT in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Pay starts at $16.50 and will increase as you go up level.


  • Vacations

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k)

Weekly Perfect Attendance Bonus

Position Purpose:

Position will ensure compliance to USDA/FDA guidelines for food safety/SQF requirements. QA prerequisite compliance programs, manufacturing, HACCP, SQF, customer requirements and other quality aspects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure products are made within product specifications by inspecting product.

  • Reviewing daily paperwork for accuracy and completeness and follow up as needed.

  • Assist the plant personnel when food safety and sanitation issues arise.

  • Evaluate paperwork and information for developing trends.

  • Bench-marking with other plants as needed.

  • Reviewing sanitation program as needed, including pre-operational sanitation.

  • Writing policies and procedures as needed.

  • Proper use and care of analytical instruments and equipment, including daily calibration tests via documentation.

  • Analyze documents for product chemistry specifically salts, moisture, fats and proteins look for trends and notify supervisor of any findings.

  • Update and review all packaging, LOG’s, and other validations.

  • Be able to do inspections of raw and finished products

  • Detail oriented to ensure all documentation and traceability is being done daily and stored in a matter that can be pulled easily for traceability tests.

  • Capable of doing swabs, validation tests and back up for technicians when needed.

  • Support SQF audits

Work Environment / Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs

  • Be subjected to hot/cold and wet environments

  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, etc.