$14.50 - $15.75 an hour 

Job Type 


Number of hires for this role 




  • Night Shift (Required) 

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred) 

  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred) 

  • Day Shift (Preferred) 

Full Job Description 

John Soules Foods makes it easy to enjoy delicious food. We provide great tasting beef and chicken through retail sales, food service distributors, restaurants, and school nutrition programs. Customers love us for our simple-to-make, mouth-watering fajita products. In fact, we’re the #1 producer of beef and chicken fajitas in the U.S. But we’re so much more. Restaurant chefs and home cooks enjoy the versatility of fully cooked choices such as rotisserie chicken breast strips, grilled chicken breast strips, pulled chicken, and Certified Angus Beef® brand products. 


We offer employee and dependent medical coverage, an on-site medical clinic with zero copays, dental, vision, and prescription generic medication coverage with no copay (if filled at a preferred provider). An employer matching 401k Plan is available to all employees after meeting eligibility requirements. We provide employees with annual free health evaluation and testing, 24/7 virtual medical access, and free flu vaccines. 

We also offer short term disability, voluntary life insurance, relocation benefits for selected positions, vacation days, holidays, Sam’s Club membership card, annual school visitation leave, and back to school supplies program for employees’ children. 


Employees may expect annual employee tenure bonuses, annual service wage increases for hourly production employees, job postings for advancement opportunities, periodic performance incentives, and annual performance reviews. 


We appreciate employee effort with various service award recognition programs, employee birthday gifts, personalized baby blankets for employee newborns, employee luncheons throughout the year, and an annual company picnic. 


Employees throughout John Soules Foods work very hard to help achieve our success. Due to their hard work, we continue to strive and meet our employees’ needs. Ongoing feedback from our employees is critical in understanding those needs. We conduct engagement surveys, informal interviews, and the occasional employee roundtables to help us understand our employees’ needs and strengthen our employee programs. 

Training and Advancement 

John Soules Foods promotes and encourages training for all employees. Currently, our training programs include new employee orientation, department on-boarding, cross-training, functional training for skilled positions, and leadership training for management and future leaders. There are a variety of opportunities for career advancement for all employees at John Soules Foods. 

Primary Function: To assist the QA Supervisor in managing the quality and food safety systems at the plant level which include all policies, programs, and procedures. The QA Technician will have primary responsibilities of the HACCP Programs, GMPs, SSOP Programs, Paperwork and Filing, all QA Programs, and Enforcement of Product Specifications. 

**This is a second shift position! We offer bonus incentives at 30 & 90 days. 

Essential Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To: 

1.Monitors all HACCP Programs in the plant to ensure regulatory compliance. 


A. Monitors GMPs in the plant and assures strict adherence to the program. 

B. Records deficiencies and reports these deficiencies to the QA Supervisor and Plant Manager. 

C. Communicates these deficiencies to line personnel in a stern but respectful manner. 

3.SSOP Programs: 

A. Monitors all SSOP Programs in the plant to ensure regulatory compliance and food safety. 

B. Records deficiencies and reports these deficiencies to the QA Supervisor and Plant Manager. 

C. Communicates these deficiencies to sanitation personnel (Pre-op) and to production personnel (Operational). 

4.Paperwork Accuracy and Filing: 

A. Record data accurately and legible. 

B. Files all paperwork in accordance with the QA Supervisor’s direction. 

5.Enforcement of QA Programs: 

A. Monitors all QA Programs in the plant. 

-Enforces programs in the plant. 

-Corrects all issues in accordance to QA Programs. 

-Follows up on issues and makes sure proper corrective actions take place. 

-Communicates these issues to QA Supervisor and Plant Manager. 

6.Enforcement of Product Specifications: 

A. Monitors all products through the process (Includes Raw & RTE). 

B. Verifies that products are within the specification. 

C. Helps correct specification deviation with interaction with production personnel. 

D. Stops line if deviation is not corrected and the specification limits are met. 

E. Communicates these deviations to production personnel. 

Communicates these deviations to QA Supervisor and Plant Manager. 

G. Communicates any changes needed to specifications to QA Supervisor. 

Education and/or Experience: 

1.Preferred: Minimum of 2 years previous experience in food processing / manufacturing environment. 

2.Preferred: Previous QA Lead Technician experience. 

3.Knowledge of Quality processes and systems including but not limited to: HACCP, SSOPs, and GMPs. 

4.Intermediate level computer skills. 

5.Ability to communicate to all levels of staff and management. 

6.High energy, Self-starter, and ability to work and complete work in a timely manner. 

7.High level of organizational skills. 

8.Ability to stand ground and enforce policies/programs/specifications. 

9.Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. English required. 

Physical Requirements: Stand 75% of shift in wet/cold and/or hot environment. May be exposed to aroma of spices used in cooking. May be exposed to dust particles in the air. Lift up to 15 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds infrequently. 

*Second Chance Employer *Rehires are eligible after one year of previous employment* 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $14.50 - $15.75 per hour 


  • 401(k) 

  • 401(k) matching 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Disability insurance 

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Health insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Referral program 

  • Vision insurance 


  • 10 hour shift 

  • 8 hour shift 

  • Monday to Friday 

  • Night shift 

  • Overtime 

  • Weekend availability 

Supplemental Pay: 

  • Signing bonus 

Application Question(s): 

  • The position you are applying for requires working 6 to sometimes 7 day mandatory work weeks. Are you able to meet this requirement? You will be paid overtime for any hours worked over 40 during the work week. 

  • Have you previously worked at John Soules Foods? If yes, when? 


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred) 


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred) 

Shift Availability: 

  • Night Shift (Required) 

  • Day Shift (Preferred) 

Work Location: 

  • One location 

Work Remotely: 

  • No