Peco is searching for a Quality Assurance Technician for our processing plant in Bay Springs, MS.


  • Performs net weights hourly on every product in the poultry processing facility.
  • Browses plant to detect problems.
  • Reports problems to departmental supervisor. If problems cannot be resolved at departmental level QA management is contacted to resolve the issue.
  • Completes the necessary reports and forms to comply with all government regulations and company policies.
  • Day shift performs pre-operational sanitation, including checking plant prior to the beginning of operations to ensure it is clean in all areas.
  • Inspects for leaks after rain.
  • Comply with written plant policies.
  • Maintain the highest possible level of personal hygiene and cleanliness in accordance with plant GMP policies.
  • Follow the written specification for packaging and labeling of products.
  • Physically inspect products for both natural occurring and processing defects.
    • Natural occurring defects would be not limited to: deformity, bruising in excess, infection, discoloration, abscess.
    • Processing defects would be but not limited to: FM, bones, extraneous material (to include fecal matter), feathers, broken/mis-cut, missed heads, torn, fat levels, etc.
  • Identify and report any suspicious or abnormal situations to their immediate supervisor or plant management official.
    • Abnormal situation would be:
      • Product tampering
      • Willful product adulteration
      • Unauthorized employees in restricted areas
      • Situation where a belief that product adulteration may be occurring
      • Equipment malfunction that may put product wholesomeness at stake

Physical Demands:

  • Standing / walking 100% of the workday.
  • Lifting / moving up to 45 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Sliding up to 90 pounds on rollers (requires minimal force).
  • Day and night shift workers required to climb ladders, bend and stoop.
  • Carry clipboard and paperwork weighing less than one pound on a constant basis.


This job description is not all inclusive of what the employee may be asked to do while performing the duties described above. The company reserves the right to modify this job without prior notice.


Bay Springs, MS


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