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Quality Assurance Clerk - 2nd Shift in Mount Pleasant, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007244-Mt. Pleasant



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment!

We are currently hiring for a Quality Assurance Clerk for our Mount Pleasant, Iowa facility.

Quality Assurance Clerk position is responsible for reviewing and verifying  accurate documentation pertaining to the product produced to assure all processes, rules and regulations are being followed.

  • Perform product holds and releases
  • Send products and swabs for testing as needed
  • Communicate with QA technicians, supervisors, production leads, and Lineage Refrigeration
  • Attend meetings when necessary
  • Print labels for production
  • Verify production paperwork for accuracy
  • Check in PO’s as needed
  • Enter data from department paperwork into spreadsheets
  • Complete record reviews
  • Complete pre-shipment verification
  • Organization and filing
  • Document paperwork
  • Compliant with company and USDA standards
  • Wear proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • May be required to assist/work in other areas in order to meet performance goals (may include cross training)
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year related experience in a related position is preferred.
  • HACCP certification is provided and required.
  • Must pass lockout/tagout test.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to retain confidentiality with sensitive documentation.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must be able to maintain good personal hygiene.
  • Computer experience – Google (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides).
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment of continuous change and challenges.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.
  • Must be able to  problem solve.
  • Candidate must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and  background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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