Quality Assurance Lab Technician

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Company :
West Liberty Foods LLC

Location :
West Liberty, Iowa

Expiry Date :
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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OUR TEAM IS OUR BEST ASSET About West Liberty Foods West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowas rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners. Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers. West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company, and were right in your backyard. Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! We are currently hiring for: Job Title Quality Assurance Technician Job Summary: Quality Assurance Lab Technician is responsible for performing laboratory testing completely, accurately and in an efficient manner to allow the communication of results to the processing facilities so they are able to make appropriate decision based on those results. Primary Responsibilities – Perform microbiological testing using standard methods and PCR. – Analyze and interpret microbial results and entering results into the WLF Intranet. – Perform chemical and nutrition testing as required by sample scheduling. – Manufacturing media weekly or bi-weekly based on sampling schedule. – Perform Quality Control sample testing. – Maintain a clean work environment to ensure legitimacy of testing practices. – Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements – Associates Degree in related area or equivalent preferred. – Experience in lab and/or qualityassurance is preferred. – Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. – Must be able to read, write and speak English. – Must be able to practice good personal hygiene. – Ability to stand for long periods of time. – Work extended hours, weekends and overtime if needed. – Experience if food manufacturing or processing a plus. – Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands. – Basic computer skills using Google Suite. – Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical. West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our career site.