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SEASONAL QA Process Tech (All Shifts) Pasco, WA

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Seasonal Opportunity

Starts May 2021

Summary

The Quality Assurance Process Lab Technician will be responsible for ensuring product quality is monitored and tested in compliance with established procedures, specification and instructions. The individual in this position is responsible, but not limited to taking samples, and performing test as prescribed by procedure or specification, reporting to appropriate personnel on status of line operation, and recording information in logs and databases. 

Key Responsibilities

Establishes final frozen product quality grade using USDA grading standards. 

Accurately enters all product identity information for all product produced in an inventory database. 

Samples product and performs chlorine dioxide and peroxidase testing 

Performs metal detector checks  

Performs other requested tests and samples as needed 

Provides prompt and timely feedback to appropriate personnel relative to production related problems (i.e. excessive defects, mislabeling, package quality issues, etc). 

Makes brine and maintain supplies for shift operation 

Maintains a safe work environment 

Maintains clean working and orderly area 

Other duties as assigned  

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Other Information

Basic math skills  

Use basis lab equipment 

Good knowledge of computer systems  

Ability to work in  refrigerated and frozen environments 

Good communication skills 

Needs to be organized, efficient, and have good time management skills. 

Ability to sit and stand for long periods 

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 

Ability to lift 50 pounds 

Job Requisition ID: 3921

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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