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Quality Assurance Auditor (Crew B) -  Caldwell, ID 83607


$24.44 an hour


The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role exists to ensure that quality attributes throughout the facility are evaluated in a thorough and consistent manner. This role will maintain an integrated quality grading program to include upstream grading, sensory grading and finished product grading to ensure products meet customer, regulatory and Company standards. This role will also audit, train, test, evaluate, define and participate in the development of product grading policies and procedures for the factory quality systems. This opening is on Crew B (days).

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage operator and technician proficiency program.
  • Maintain necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so in a participative management style conducive with operational goals.
  • Ensure self-compliance with Company policies and plant procedures, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Maintain Company standards for safety, quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs.
  • Evaluate customer or interplant samples prior to shipment or as needed.
  • Performs required quality checks and sampling for all lines and ensures that they are conducted in compliance with established procedures and specifications.
  • Conduct product grading, sensory evaluation and analytical procedure training to hourly and management personnel.
  • Participate in investigating customer complaints, out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions. Utilize computer and computer programs to communicate, document, and track shift information and ensures that all documents and reports are completed accurately in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that additional accountabilities required by management are handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.
  • Conducts frozen waste sampling, reject ratio and line flow length and ensures that recovery and quality is maximized.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


Required Certifications

Must obtain Sensory Grading Certification within 2 months.

Other Information

Quality Assurance or Auditing experience preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Must obtain Sensory Grading Certification within 2 months. Must be able to work around and consume products containing soy, wheat, and dairy.

Pay: $24.44 / hr

Job Requisition ID: 10800

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Idaho Plant - Caldwell

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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