Heritage Cooperative is always looking for friendly, outgoing, customer-service driven employees. Our people are our greatest asset, and we are constantly thinking outside of the box for new ways to make working at Heritage Cooperative attractive to our current and prospective employees. If this sounds like you, apply today and join the team!ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSServe as a positive representation of Heritage Cooperative’s Core ValuesProvide Superior Customer ServiceHighest Standards of Integrity and TrustContinuous ImprovementBeing a Good PartnerAbide by all safety regulations to ensure safety of oneself, coworkers and customersPull samples of all inbound ingredients, split sample into two, one for retain (Vacuum Seal) and one for testing and or send to lab for analysis testing as scheduledVisually inspect all incoming ingredients for signs of mold, insects, FM or abnormalitiesRun and record moisture on all incoming ingredientsRun water activity on all incoming ingredientsTest all incoming corn and DDG’s for aflatoxin and fumonisinRun brix test on all incoming molasses and record resultsPull samples of all items manufactured items and split sample into two one for retain (Vacuum Seal) and one for further testing and or send to lab for analysis as scheduledVisually inspect each feed for abnormalities including insects, color, aroma, fines etcRun PDI’s on all pelleted feed and record resultsRun moistures on all pelleted feeds and record resultsRun water activity on all pelleted feeds and record resultsCompare bag totals to quantity run and document resultsReview daily production records for accuracy, proper sequencing, proper medication use, recording and labelingInvestigate and resolve customer quality complaintsConduct periodic housekeeping, sanitation, and pest control auditsEnsure that FIFO protocols are followed for warehoused itemsAssist in production set-up to ensure proper formula, bags, tags, cases, labels, etc. are in place for production runsConduct periodic calibration checksOther duties as assigned by your supervisor REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Ability to frequently required to stand and/or walkAbility to frequently required to lift heavy objects no more than 50 poundsWillingness to work extended hours and weekends when neededWillingness to work various weather elements including cold, heat, wind, rain, etcOutstanding Organizational and Time-Management SkillsExcellent Communication SkillsRespectable Mechanical SkillsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSHigh School Diploma or Equivalent Valid driver’s license, with acceptable driving recordClass A CDLPrevious Feed experienceWHY HERITAGE?Competitive Pay401k match after 6 monthsMedical, Dental, and Vision BenefitsCompany paid Life/AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term DisabilityFarm Bureau MembershipPaid Holidays, Sick, and Vacation TimeIf you see yourself as a future Quality Assurance Technician with Heritage Cooperative, apply TODAY at www.heritagecooperative.com/Careers!DISCLAIMERThe job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Heritage Cooperative retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee. WORK AUTHORIZATIONEvidence of work authorization upon employment is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Completion of USCIS form I-9 will be required in order to verify employment eligibility within 3 business days of the first day of employment.AAP/EEO STATEMENTHeritage Cooperative provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Heritage Cooperative complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Heritage Cooperative expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Heritage Cooperative’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.