Quality Control Technician
Hillshire Brands - Saint Joseph, MO

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This is a non-exempt position in the Quality Assurance Department working in the processing area of the production facility. The candidate will perform daily auditing activities, complete daily paperwork, and communicate between Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, and Management. The candidate will identify and assist in the elimination of product concerns, and will support programs including HACCP, SSOP, GMP, RTR, and R&D.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Monitor compliance with in-plant programs
Communicate issues and activities to Management and team members

Provide information and discuss resolutions to quality concerns

Collect laboratory samples

Work (upon training) in all areas of the plant as assigned

Perform tasks related to area of assignment in every QA position in facility

Hold products that do not meet plant standards of Quality and or safety

Responsibility (authority) for quality and food safety.

A trained designee will be appointed by plant management to cover for absences or vacancies.

Key Measurable Results:
Accurate QA hold processes

Participation in all trainings, as required

Execution of QA, Food Safety and other QA supported programs

Legible, accurate and timely completion of required paperwork

Meet company and corporate safety goals

Meet yearly company and individual SOP's

Function as part of Sara Lee team

Background in process control, food manufacturing, product development, or related skills

Ability to work alternative shifts (1


, 2


, and 3


as well as alternate work week (ie Tuesday - Saturday)

Strong organizational and time management skills

Ability to work as a team player

Good communication skills

High School Graduate

Hillshire Brands focuses on providing meat-centric food products that satisfy consumer appetites and offer exceptional quality and value. The flagship brands of our reinvigorated company include Ball Park, Gallo Salame, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean and State Fair. In addition, the company produces the well-loved Sara Lee frozen desserts. The Hillshire Brands foodservice division serves our portfolio of products to restaurants, schools, convenience stores, healthcare facilities, hospitality venues and other food service operations. Collectively, these brands generate nearly $4 billion in revenue as they touch millions of consumers in North America.

At Hillshire Brands, we believe that careers are as unique as individuals. That's why we offer employment opportunities that give you ownership of your career. All employees have a voice, and your ideas are valued. As an employee of the company, your individual contributions will make a significant impact on our overall success. Our organization benefits from the passion of individuals working together, so as an employee of Hillshire Brands you will have an opportunity to further develop your skills, gain new experiences and build new capabilities.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer



Primary Location

US-MO-Saint Joseph



Education Level

High School/GED or equivalent

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Hillshire Brands Company (NYSE: HSH) is the nation's leader in meat-centric food solutions for the retail and foodservice markets. The...