DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC QA Technician Night Shift in Allerton, Iowa
General Purpose:less thanbr> The QA Technician is responsible for performing, recording, and interpreting the results of all required testing; handling and shipping of all required samples; communicating any quality issues to appropriate people; maintaining and verifying the calibration of lab equipment; cleaning the lab and equipment; and providing coverage for QA personnel due to vacations, illness, or other requirements.less thanbr> Job Duties and Responsibilities:less thanbr> * Prepare composite product samples for internal and external labs and coordinate delivery to labsless thanbr> * Perform grading analysis on finished productsless thanbr> * Perform testing of environmental samplesless thanbr> * Prepare daily lab reportsless thanbr> * Calibrate, troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipmentless thanbr> * Verify samples are representative of the complete lot for lab testingless thanbr> * Provide accurate testing and test results for product dispositionless thanbr> * Guarantee accuracy of lab test equipmentless thanbr> * Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arriveless thanbr> * Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirementsless thanbr> * Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through honesty, discretion, and sound judgmentless thanbr> * Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformityless thanbr> * Attend required training, including but not limited to, Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF)less thanbr> * The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.less thanbr> Benefitsless thanbr> * HIRING BONUS - $1,000 awarded after 90 day completition.less thanbr> * Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance. Benefits go into effect the 1st of the month after hire date.less thanbr> * 401K matching goes into effect on date of hire.less thanbr> Education and Experienceless thanbr> * High School Diploma or GED requiredless thanbr> * Two- or four-year degree in food science or related field preferredless thanbr> Benefitsless thanbr> * HIRING BONUS - $1,000 awarded after 90 day completition.less thanbr> * Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance. Benefits go into effect the 1st of the month after hire date.less thanbr> * 401K matching goes into effect on date of hire.less thanbr> Knowledge, Skills and Abilitiesless thanbr> * Proficient in Microsoft Officeless thanbr> * Accurate typing skills and proofreading skills, both words and numbersless thanbr> * Attention to detailless thanbr> * Ability to process and retain informationless thanbr> * Ability to multi-task efficientlyless thanbr> * Motivated self-starter who takes ownership of assigned tasksless thanbr> * Must be able to read, write and speak Englishless thanbr> Hoursless thanbr> * 5:00 PM-5:00 AM, rotating scheduleless thanbr> EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteranless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Employer's Job# 10221less thanbr>Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.