FEED MILL QA SPECIALIST

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Douglas, Georgia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Oversee all quality assurance responsibilities of feed mill facility.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Follow Pilgrim's standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation based on the prescribed requirements of the Food Safety Plan, Quality Assurance Manual and 5S principles.

- Observes the precision and accuracy of manufacturing equipment, measurement, and analytical equipment in the facility.

- Analyze, inspect and grade inbound ingredients and manufactured feeds.

- Follow procedures to control non-conforming material and observes the methods to adequately reject, dispose or rework non-conforming products.

- Daily scaling, mixing, cooling, metering and sampling of products.

- Reviews the Pilgrim's prescribed tabulation of data concerning ingredients, products, or process quality and reliability.

- Identify and report Food Safety and quality issues.

 

 

DECISION MAKING:
Decisions are varied and may require solutions to be developed.

 


COMPLEXITY:
Work requires the use of a variety of procedures, policies, and/or standards. Moderate analytic ability is required in the application of guidelines, policies, and procedures and in gathering and interpreting data in cases for problems of moderate difficulty or complexity.

 


COMMUNICATION:
INTERNAL; Internal communication is required on a daily basis with Clerical, Technical, Supervisor level positions. 
EXTERNAL; External communication may be required on a weekly basis with Professional or Director level positions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness, and unpleasant air conditions. May involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:


EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED).


EXPERIENCE:

Work related experience in the manufacturing of feeds is preferred.  Work related experience in Quality Assurance methods is preferred.

 

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled