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Production Quality Inspector

Monogram Prepared Meats - Harlan, IA




Monogram Foods Solutions- is a leading manufacturer and marketer of value-added meat products, snacks, and appetizers. At Monogram Foods, we have three principles that drive our mission, Growth, People and Profitability. We are a growth company focused on value-added meats that people love. We believe that people are our most important asset and we intend to profitably grow together. Monogram Foods, be part of the bacon lovers team.

Position: Full-Time Hourly

Title: Quality Assurance Technician

Hours: 2nd shift 3:30pm- 1:00am

Location: Harlan, IA

Report to: Quality Assurance Supervisor

Position Summary:

To strive for quality products and processes which consistently meet product specification requirements and customer expectations; monitor and maintain compliance with USDA regulations and requirements; consistently implement requirements set forth for maintaining the highest standard of food safety for products and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement Quality Assurance and regulatory procedures according to established guidelines
  • Provide guidance, counsel and recommendations to employees within Operations regarding good manufacturing practices, product specifications, food safety
  • Obtain and maintain accurate records to determine consistency of product quality, compliance to regulatory agency requirements and documentation of HACCP
  • Perform analytical analysis on product produced within the plant
  • Maintain accurate lab records and verify accuracy of testing samples
  • Furnish appropriate accurate verbal and/or written reports to the Quality department and plant management regarding product/process quality and consistency, research test, process capabilities, USDA situations, HACCP
  • Interact daily with sanitation management, operations supervisors and employees
  • Be committed on a daily basis to routine Quality department requirements

Job description, Essential Duties and Responsibilities are subject to change at any time. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Food manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Good communication skills, high attention to detail, basic math skills.
  • Previous Quality inspection experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Familiar with the regulatory guideline requirements for HACCP.
  • Work environment includes normal office to plant operations with very cold/hot conditions.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Able to work at a fast pace within a team and a diverse workforce environment.
  • Regularly required to push/pull/move 50 lbs. or more. Occasionally ascend/descend a ladder to service equipment
  • Required to use all personal protective equipment provided by the company in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Regularly required to operate lab and inspection equipment, must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime and weekends.
  • Quality, safety minded, reliable, precise and self-motivated.

The requirements mentioned are a representation, but are not a limitation of the knowledge, skills or abilities required.

Benefits include

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Training
  • Salary- (Depending on experience and shift differential)
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Employee engagement and much more

Monogram Prepared Meats is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


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