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Company: JBS USA
Location: Plainwell
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

LEAD QA FABRICATION TECHNICIAN GENERAL SUMMARY: The Fabrication Lead is responsible for: developing and implementingQA policies, continuous improvement ofQA processes and systems, shaping the location s food safety culture, leading talent management practices, and ensuring JBS and customer requirements are met. This position will be a key member of the Plainwell QA leadership team.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 20% - Ensure compliance of regulations/policies ultimate accountability for allQA compliance across multiple existing and new product lines at the Plainwell facility. Analyzes, reviews, interpretsQA policies, regulations. Implements predefined customer and supplier standards, monitors regulatory activities, ensures plant compliance, and acts as liaison with regulatory authorities at local level. 20% - Perform prevention activities and issue resolution act as customer interface, manageQA audits, respond to customer questions/complaints, proactively identify risks, take action to preventQA issues across location. 20% - Develop, implement, and assess process/systems plans and directs allQA programs and management of change, implements product specification systems, drives continuous improvement, provides input to location leaders related to base/non-base capital needs to maintain food safety leadership position in one or more locations 20% - Shape food safety, quality and regulatory culture/reputation - interface with managers/supervisors and representQA as part of location management team; act as liason between customer and operations to ensure standard/expectations are met, build and develop effective engagedQA workforce, lead implementation of BeardstownQA strategy/tactical plans. 20% - People and resource management lead talent management of employees inQA organization for Beardstown facility. Accountable for selection, training, development performance management; engagement for direct/indirect reports, develop/implement short range (tactical)QA plans in alignment with BU and local plans, actively participates in development ofQA initiatives, key member of location leadership team.WORK CONDITIONS Work 10+ hours per day on production floor Possible exposure to slippery floors, extreme temperature variations, loud noise, chemicals, sharp objectives (knives), machinery, and vehiclesREQUIREMENTS Education: High school diploma or equivalent Minimum 6 months Technical Services, Quality Assurance, Food Safety or auditing, etc. Strong understanding of USDA requirements (HACCP). Able to rethink and improve business for continued growth Able to prioritize actives. Capable to provide leadership/motivation to engage employees in the business Strong computer skills Good attendance record (Less than 4 points)SPECIAL SKILLS: Problem solving, root cause analysis, team building and good communication skill Meat processing experience. EOE/Vets/Disability The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. You must have at the minimum, first dose of the covid vaccine.

Keywords: JBS USA, Kalamazoo , FAB LEAD QA TECHNICIAN, Professions , Plainwell, Michigan

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