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Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift

We are hiring for a Quality Assurance Technician role at Swift Prepared Foods (Formerly Plumrose USA) as a full-time employee in Council Bluffs, IA.

As a QA Technician at Swift Prepared Foods, you will receive these excellent benefits, plus much more:

  • Wages starting at $19.50 per hour

  • Pay increases as you go up levels

  • Great weekly pay! (Every Friday) 

  • BONUS pay of $ 1.00 for every hour worked for perfect attendance each pay period!

  • Benefit options after just 60 days of employment.

  • 10 days vacation after just 1 year. 

Benefits include:

  • Vacations

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k)

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Our Values:

Determination, Simplicity, Availability, Humility, Sincerity, Discipline, Ownership

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pre-Op Schedule: 4:30am until 2:30pm or until needed.

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

  • 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 the 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 the 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

Quality Assurance Technician Education and Experience Requirements:

-High School Diploma or GED equivalent is preferred

-Prefer previous manufacturing experience

*Work Environment / Physical Demands *

-Subjected to hot/cold and wet environments 

-Must have the ability to climb stairs, ladders, etc.