Quality Assurance & Food Safety Marshalltown, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Job Interest Sheet     

Division/Department:   Pork

Location:   Marshalltown

Job title:  Laboratory Technician

Reports to:  Laboratory Supervisor


Nonexempt Hourly Rate:                    



Type of position:






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.


Approved bySergio Lopez

Title: Employment Manager

Posting Date:         03/17/2020                                       Closing Date:  03/27/2020

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