Job Description – Quality Assurance Specialist III (Dairy)
Department: Quality Assurance
Reports to: Director of Food Safety and Quality
Job Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Shift Type: Coincides with production shift for standard work week. Overtime as required. May include possibly working holidays/weekends.
Location/Travel: Tualatin, Aurora and Salem - Travel would be involved to adequately visit and cover each of the site locations noted here. Travel would also be required to attend other events and training courses.
Under the direction of the Director of Food Safety and Quality, implements all aspects of the quality systems for the dairy processing sites. Coordinates and executes day-to-day QA/QC tasks, works closely with all levels of production staff. Assists with 3rd party audits and regulatory inspections. Supports the dairy processing operation as needed; may assist with R&D projects and other special projects. Proactively and continuously works to expand knowledge specific to the process and products made in the facility, from milk arrival to shipping of finished goods.
Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable state or local law, we will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The job duties include working in a slaughter facility with meat and poultry and/or raw meat and poultry cuts.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs and talk or hear. The employee is routinely required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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