2ND SHIFT QA LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Ottumwa, Iowa


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:           2ND SHIFT QA LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

LOCATION:           Ottumwa, IA

General Description:

·                      Collect samples from production areas and coolers to test for quality and cleanliness.

·                      Use designated Lab methods and equipment to test all samples for each individual outcome.

·                      Complete necessary reports; relay results to essential individuals.

·                      Monitor inventory and report needed supplies.

·                      Attend meetings as needed or assigned.

·                      Perform various other duties as needed or assigned.

·                      Laboratory media and reagent preparation.

·                      Collect Carcass Residue samples on the Slaughter Floor for testing in Lab.

·                      Set up Shelf Life Studies of designated products.

·                      Follow Government regulated E coli testing requirements.

·                      Clean glassware and maintain overall Lab cleanliness.

·                      Plus and tasks deemed necessary by Laboratory Supervisor.

 

Required skills:

·             Be able to communicate written and verbally in English

·             Be able to work all shifts as needed

·             Computer skills

·             Self motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision

·             Chemistry & Microbiology

·             Organizational Skills

Education Requirements (if applicable)

·             Degree in biological sciences or related field and experience/education in lab setting preferred, but will train individual on all aspects.


JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.
JBS is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE/Vets/Disability