Quality Assurance & Food Safety Beardstown, Illinois


Position at JBS USA

This position is responsible for assuring regulatory compliance, customer specifications/quality issues, food safety and quality programs within the pant facility. This position reports directly to Quality Supervisor of the department.       


  • 20% - Assist the Quality Supervisor with designated daily tasks.
  • 20% - Participate as a team member with Quality employees to review product performance, respond to questions and complaints, work with team members to ensure yield and efficiency expectations are met.
  • 20% - Assist in the planning, coordination, and direction all quality, regulatory and food safety programs to insure compliance with company, governmental and customer requirements and expectations.
  • 20% - Assist in the areas of employee management, selection, training development, performance management, staff efficiencies, yield and efficiency opportunities. Documentation and tracking of identified opportunities.
  • 20% - Train and assist in the cross-training of techs and examiners.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months of technical services/quality assurance, food safety, auditing, or production experience.
  • Understanding of USDA requirements (HACCP). Able to rethink and improve business for continued growth.
  • Ablility to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to provide leadership/motivation to engage employees in the business.
  • Basic computer and Microsoft Office software (word, powerpoint, excel) skills.
  • Ability to learn and use knife skills.
  • Internal applicants must have less than 3 attendance points and no written warnings or suspensions in the last calendar year.


 Preferred Qualifications

  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, team building and good communication skill
  • Meat processing experience.


JBS is an equal opportunity employer.