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Smithfield QA Technician in Sioux City, Iowa

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US-IA-Sioux City

Your Opportunity

This 2nd shift position supports needs of Quality Assurance department while interfacing with production and receiving/shipping departments to ensure that products are safe, wholesome and meet quality standards.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefitsamong the best in the industry

  • Opportunities forcareer growth

  • Shift Differential

  • Tuition assistance

ASK US ABOUT OUR $1,000 RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM!

Core Responsibilities

  • Collect and file production paperwork for QA department auditing purposes

  • Sample finished products to assure compliance with customer specifications

  • Sample inbound raw materials in a statistically significant manner.

  • Conduct metal detector verification checks on production lines

  • Calibration of thermometers

  • Record temperatures of outbound loads

  • Gather composite samples when necessary

  • Prepare samples for shipments to customers

  • Cross train w/ lab personnel to perform lab testing duties when required

  • Performs self quality audits within the plant

  • Other projects as needed by area supervisor and/or manager.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • 1+ years of quality and/or lab experience in the food industry is preferred.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Exposure to wet conditions

  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, grasp with both hands, or feel; substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers; reaching and pulling with hands and arms.

  • Prolonged standing or sitting - Occasional walking is required for short distances.

  • Ability to consistently move/drag/lift up to 60 lbs frozen raw materials on a regular basis.

  • Ability to consistently move/drag 100-150 plastic totes.

  • Frequent stretching out of arms, and use of upper body.

  • Occasional turning and twisting at the waist.

  • Continuous exposure to temperatures ranging from 10F – 85F degrees.

Careers and Benefits

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About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly.®" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on, , and .

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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ID2021-15936

Job LocationsUS-IA-Sioux City

CategoryQA/Food Safety

TypeFull-Time

FLSA StatusHourly

Shift2nd Shift

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