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QA Technician – Mount Olive, NC
Butterball, LLC




Mt. Olive


FLSA Status:



Processing Plant



Mount Olive


Quality & Food Safety



North Carolina


Job Summary:

Perform various checks, monitor production to ensure that specifications are met.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assures GMP, HACCP, and SOP’s are in compliance
  • Investigates issues related to Quality and Food Safety
  • Collects microbiological and product samples for testing and evaluation
  • Applies Holds to nonconforming products and materials
  • Assures food safety, regulatory and company compliance
  • Understanding of the process
  • Assists with audits of the process, GMP’s and food safety as well as customer audits
  • Assists with troubleshooting of plant quality problems
  • Assists with troubleshooting of sanitation issues and problems
  • Assists with product improvement projects
  • Performs checks of product quality against specifications
  • Provide management with detailed quality reports as required – daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
  • Complete other tasks and projects as assigned by QA Management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively throughout all levels of the facility
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and stay focused and prioritized
  • Dependable and reliable to be at work punctually each day
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Able to follow written and verbal work instructions
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent attendance and work record
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Strong ability to work without supervision
  • Knowledge of Workplace Safety Rules
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, In-House software)
  • Able to speak, read and write English

Education & Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor degree in poultry/animal science, biology, or chemistry preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a quality assurance role in lieu of required education.


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