Jack Links Quality Auditor- Days in Underwood, Iowa

Quality Auditor- DaysinUnderwood, IAatJack Link's

Date Posted:10/11/2018

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  • Employee Type:


  • Location:

Underwood, IA

  • Job Type:

Food Safety Quality

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:


Job Description

The incumbent supports implementation of GMP, SOP, SQF, and performs plant-wide auditing functions. Completes documentation and carries out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following:


  • Perform all duties within OSHA and company safety standards; LOTO, wear PPE and maintain safety equipment.

  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.

  • Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/supervisor/manager.

  • Ensure safety devices are installed and working properly.

  • Monitor work environment for general food safety hazards.


  • Communicate with coworkers and leaders in an effective, timely manner.

  • Keep lead/supervisor informed daily of problems incurred during the shift.

  • Suggest improvements; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.


  • Follow good manufacturing practices and FSQ training, along with company SOP’s. Observe team members to ensure compliance; coach as necessary.

  • Perform pre-op – depending on time, scheduling and production.

  • Review of documentation for accuracy and completeness.

  • Record deviations/issues into compliance tracker and inform lead/supervisor

  • Review/Close out hold tags as necessary- list should be printed off daily, hold tags must be accounted for; report missing hold tags to lead/supervisor.

  • GMP, SOP, SQF, Prerequisite program maintenance - accuracy, completeness, implementation; aligned with review of production paperwork, verifications, calibrations, and counseling, etc.

  • Perform quality inspections on products and enter data into electronic forms/hand written form.

  • Implement corrective actions on deviations found during quality inspections.


  • Must demonstrate the Jack Link’s Values: Be Real - Relationship Driven – Stewardship - Speed Matters - Self Discipline - Show Awesome Character.

  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Adhere to all company personnel policies.

  • Superior accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen.

  • Regular attendance is essential.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and experience in Quality Systems, production, and warehouse are desirable to perform the duties of this position.

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Knowledge of quality control procedures.

  • Ability to calibrate delicate instruments and take accurate readings on fine gauges.

  • Basic knowledge of supply chain, purchasing, materials, and/or Manufacturing preferred.

Language Skills/Mathematical Skills/ Reasoning Ability

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

Knowledge of SAP and Manhattan SCALE preferred. Working knowledge of computers and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Demands

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Physical Demands



C (Constantly)

Up to 10 lbs

O (Occasionally)


C (Constantly)

Up to 25 lbs

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

Up to 50 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel

C (Constantly)

Up to 100 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Reach with hands and arms

O (Occasionally)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Bend, kneel, squat, or crawl

O (Occasionally)


Climb or Balance

O (Occasionally)

Up to 10 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Talk or Hear

C (Constantly)

Up to 25 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Taste or Smell

O (Occasionally)

Up to 50 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Up to 100 lbs

O (Occasionally)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Work Environment

Work is performed primarily in a production environment where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and the noise level is usually loud. Flooring can be very slippery at times.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

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