Quality Assurance Technician - Lab (R6785)

Engineering Windom, Minnesota


Description

Position at Prime Pork, LLC

Are you looking for a great career opportunity in a rural community? Do you want to work for an innovative company that will invest in your potential? Welcome to Comfrey Farm Prime Pork, LLC. We create limitless opportunities for passionate individuals. Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of a Quality Assurance Lab Technician located in the community of Windom, MN.

We care about our employees and their safety; therefore, we have implemented the following measures to do our part as an essential service employer in fighting COVID-19:

  • Strict precautionary measures to ensure the health of our employees
  • Daily Health Check screening to ensure no one at risk enters the workplace
  • COVID-19 Testing available (if required)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all employees
  • Financial support for any employee off due to COVID-19
  • $2/hr. appreciation bonus for our employees.

When you join our team your main responsibilities will include:

  • Performs laboratory work according to prescribed standards.
  • Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition.
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Collects and analyzes samples. Performs simple laboratory tests according to prescribed standards.
  • Tests samples to verify conformity to specifications. Records test results and writes test reports describing procedures used.
  • Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment.
  • May prepare graphs and charts.
  • May calibrate laboratory instruments.
  • May prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
  • May add chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications.
  • May be required to travel.
  • May require availability outside of normal business hours.

You will be required to have the following qualifications:

  • Typically requires Associate’s Degree in related field; however, additional related work experience will be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
  • Good verbal communication.
  • Ability to stand or walk for entire shift.
  • Ability to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a daily basis and be able to stand for up to 12 hours
  • Ability to read and write as required
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and to demonstrate a dedication to achievement of results.
  • Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Detail oriented and reliable
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to sit, stand, squat, walk, grasp, lift, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Entry-level; no experience required with degree. A minimum of 2 years related experience required to substitute for degree.

Benefits
At Comfrey Farm Prime Pork, LLC, part of the broader Taylor family of companies, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

We also have rewarding employee referral and retention bonus programs so join our team refer someone and stay with a great employer and be rewarded!!

If you thrive on new experiences and want to be a part of our growing team, apply today!

Your Future starts now!


About our Company
Delivering pork that consistently meets the highest standards for flavor, tenderness, texture, color and juiciness means doing what others can’t or won’t do. Comfrey Farm® Prime Pork is a start-up company with the passion and integrity to discriminately select the best quality hogs, including heritage Durocs for their most scrumptious meat characteristics. Along with that we partner with high-integrity family farmers who pledge to raise these amazing animals with the utmost dedication and care. Finally, we wholly own and operate a new, high-tech plant unlike any other in the U.S. to protect the flavor, color and integrity of our meat, and safely provide for our workforce. Our team shares Glen Taylor’s vision for elevating the craft of raising pork the way he remembers it as a child growing up on the family farm in Comfrey, MN. Comfrey Farm™ is proud to be part of the Taylor family, which consists of 80+ companies including the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx, and Minnesota Star Tribune.

Comfrey Farm Prime Pork, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.