Quality Assurance Technician

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Description/Job Summary

The Company is seeking an organized, deadline oriented, self-starter to work in fast paced poultry Quality Control dept. Must possess excellent attention to detail. Must be able to read, write, understand and speak English. Ability to handle raw poultry is required. Must be able to repetitively lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short term goals of the department. Ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Shift: 10:00am - 7:00pm Monday - Friday, Occasional Saturdays


Interpret and enforce quality control rules, regulations and procedures to ensure food safety standards are met.
Work for a full shift from a standing position, and regularly climb and descend stairs.
Oriented to multi-tasking.
Work as part of a team to function effectively as a group.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Wear required protective equipment.
Check temperatures and documentation.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Participate in Company and department safety program.
Ability to carry out repetitive motions of the arms, wrists and hands.
Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.
Must report food safety problems to Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance.
Provides coverage for absence of key personnel.

Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

·         High school education not required but beneficial.

·         Previous experience in quality control helpful but not required.

Language Skills:

Ability to understand, speak, and write fluent English. Spanish a plus but not required.

Reasoning Ability:

Have the ability to interpret and enforce rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to accurately carry out instructions given by Supervisor is essential. 

Physical Demands:

Ability to regularly stand, walk, and repetitively use arms, wrists and hands. Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis. Vision requirements will include close vision, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception.

Special information:

Excellent medical benefits available. Must be at least 19 years of age.


Work Environment:

Work in conditions that are regularly noisy, wet, have a variety of odors and range from hot to cold. Moderate to extreme levels of noise, safety protection is provided.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.



Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.