Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift - Dept. 1

at O.K. Foods, Inc. in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Over the past 80 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world's largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company's core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.

1st Shift - Debone - Quality Assurance Tech

Dept: 157 Reed Lane Quality Control

Pay Rate: $ 16.00 per hour

Shift Hours: QA time is rotated weekly

Monday (Pre Op) 6:00am-EOS

Walk Thru (Rotation) 7:00am-4:55pm

Tuesday-Friday (Saturday if needed) 8:00am-4:55pm


Start rate based on previous experience.

$1/hour weekly attendance incentive.

$1/hour night shift premium (Only for 2nd & 3rd Shift Positions).

Pay Increases at 30- & 90-Days.

30-Day job shadowing and mentorship program.

Referral bonus.

Outstanding Benefits (401K, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance & more).

7 Paid holidays.

Vacation after 90-days.

2 Personal days/year after 90-days.

Health Clinics.

**Position requires High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Please bring proof to interview.

Summary  Performs daily quality testing in the debone facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs testing using approved procedures.

Understands HACCP and regulatory requirements.

Creates records in a manner that meets all regulatory requirements.

Reports all important events to Lead and/or Quality Supervisor in a timely manner.

Responsible for any and all directives set forth by Senior Quality Management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications To 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.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos written in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to solve mathematical equations involving ruler readings, percentages, averages, rounding, and conversion of grams, pounds and ounces

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities

Must be able to pass the Quality Control math test.

Other Qualifications

This position requires an ability to make good decisions regarding food safety and other quality issues on a day-to-day basis. A good understanding... For full info follow application link.


An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 3089767

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021