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Foster Farms LLC Quality Assurance Technician I - Swing (Pay $22.50 per hour) in Kelso, Washington

Company Description Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do. Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization, however, we operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups. Job Description Pay-\$22.50 per hour +shift premiums of \$1.00 and \$2.00 for hours worked during second and night shifts. We offer our TEAM Members the following benefits: Medical, dental, and vision health insurance for themselves and their eligible dependents. Voluntary benefits such as Group Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Group Accident Coverage, Group Critical Illness Coverage, Individual Short-Term Disability Insurance, and Whole Life Insurance. Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care FSA and Dependent Daycare FSA). Employee Assistance Program (EAP). College tuition reimbursement (100% tuition, 80% books, and 100% parking). 401(k) Retirement Plan with a Company-contribution of up to 4%. Vacation, sick, holiday, funeral, and jury duty pay. Works under FSQA management guidance to ensure compliance with Foster Farms, FSIS/USDA, and customer requirements. Monitor the production process and perform routine Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) checks in accordance with the food safety and quality programs at the manufacturing site. Ensure the process is in control and the product meets the standards set by the company. Ensure compliance to Food Safety systems through monitoring of process and documentation. Ensure compliance to QA process controls through monitoring and documentation. Ensure food safety documentation meets legal/regulatory requirements. Direct product disposition, including ensuring inventory control and appropriate reconditioning procedures. Verify sanitation practices through pre-operational inspection of equipment. Communicate to production/maintenance personnel/supervision to resolve quality issues. Communicate to production/maintenance personnel/supervision to resolve food safety issues. Communicate with USDA personnel to resolve regulatory issues. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Must be able to communicate clearly in English (written and verbal) including documentation of regulatory paperwork and explanation of corrective actions High school diploma or equivalent (GED) Proficient on a computer, Excel, Word and Outlook Good organization skills and legible handwriting Must have good interpersonal skills and communication skills Ability to prioritize tasks and meet outlined timeframes for monitoring checks Ability to place non-conforming product or equipment on hold Favorable employment record and attendance record Able to work varying shifts, weekends and holidays as needed Must be willing to rotate into various departments with varying QC related job duties as needed Must be able to show up to work daily and be on-time to perform the duties of the position. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time (8-12 hours) on a concrete/metal grate floor Must be able to work in cold environments, 40 degrees or hot environment for a RTE plant, up to 100 degrees. Must be able to lift from 5-70 lbs. on a daily basis depending on what department assigned to for the shift Proficiency in mathematics to compute checks and compare to established limits Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. F