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Seasonal Quality Assurance Process Lab Technician Pasco FG Crew A

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.


The Quality Assurance 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, performing requested test and samples 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)
Relevant Experience

1-2 years of related experience. 

Required Certifications
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. Adheres to all standards, policies and systems as appropriate.

Job Requisition ID: 1488

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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