QA Tech

Nebraska City, NE
May 18, 2017
May 22, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

QA Tech-NEB02358 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at


Cargill Protein

Cargill's North America protein business produces fresh, frozen and cooked beef, turkey, pork, chicken and egg protein offerings, sauces, soups, case ready products, pet treats and by-products for our retail, foodservice and food ingredient customers. Cargill Protein's Wichita, Kansas, headquarters has a diverse 28,000-member team that operates approximately 60 protein primary and further processing facilities, distribution centers, feed mills, hatcheries, an innovation center and feedlots in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to maintaining international sales offices. A customer-centric organization, it focuses its wealth of business expertise and capabilities, innovation, research and development, consumer insights and product support to deliver protein solutions that offer distinct value to help its customers grow. Cargill Protein also focuses on product quality, employee safety, food safety, animal wellbeing, environmental impact, improved sustainability and community engagement as it strives to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats facilities utilize state-of-the-art beef, pork and turkey processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Our retail customers come to us from traditional grocers, supermarkets and warehouse clubs to provide their meat and deli needs. We provide innovative solutions for their fresh meat case, frozen meat departments, deli counters, and more.

Our Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats
facility in Nebraska City, Nebraska has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technician reporting to the Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Supervisor. The primary accountability for this position will be to monitor production processes, facility operations, conduct required auditing and testing for food safety and quality programs. Attention to detail, the ability to communicate and uphold high standards of company policies and procedures as well as governmental regulations. Monitor SOPs, SSOP and HACCP programs. Assist with writing and review of current procedures and SOPs. Also, perform special projects as requested by supervisor.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Monitor all steps of production processes to ensure product safety and quality criteria are met.
  • Conduct tests and audits and document appropriate forms or perform electronic data entry as needed.
  • Monitor/Verify HACCP, CCP'S, SOPs, SSOPs.
  • Oversee operations and ensure compliance with Cargill, local and federal regulations, policies and procedures to include EHS, food safety and behavioral based safety programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Work in a cold to warm environment

  • Ability to read and understand/interpret manuals, procedures and policies in English

  • Ability to write and document information on forms

  • Ability to audit documentation to determine compliance with determined criteria

  • Ability to audit processes to determine compliance with determined criteria

  • Ability to inspect facilities to determine compliance with determined criteria

  • Ability to perform electronic data entry into various computer platforms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production or Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location US-NE-Nebraska City

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Evening Job