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Wyo-Ben, Inc. Quality Assurance Specialist in Billings, Montana

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Wyo-Ben Pet is a new division of Wyo-Ben Inc. where we focus on the packaging of clumping cat litter. Wyo-Ben Pet’s new facility uses state-of-the-art equipment and offers a clean and safe work environment for employees which enables a critical focus on high quality finished product.

Apply to be a part of this exciting opportunity with a full-time career at Wyo-Ben. We perform Pre-employment Drug Screens including marijuana and Criminal Background checks. Questions or need assistance with application: 406-869-8318

The main purpose and function of the Quality Assurance Specialist is to support the Quality Management System in the Wyo-Ben Pet production environment.

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Perform product specific testing on daily production samples.

  • Audits and supports the Quality Control activities during manufacturing (timely completion of QC inspection sheets/shop travelers, verifies liquid/dry additive rates, verifies proper bag weights, monitors line purge during changeover, etc.).

  • Reviews and approves quality control documentation.

  • Generates certificates of analyses and/or customer specific test reports.

  • Maintains a product retained sample program.

  • Builds and ships sample requests.

  • Work with departments to ensure Internal, Customer, and Vendor NCRs are documented and resolved. Documentation may include internal and/or external customer portal sites.

  • Monitors and ensures NCR dispositioned material is properly labeled and segregated.

  • Monitors and reviews corrective and preventive actions for effectiveness and completion.

  • Ensures consumables are received correctly and meet QA/QC requirements. Reports weekly consumables inventory to management.

  • Consults with management to determine appropriate recommendations and remedies for questionable products.

  • Maintains all lab test equipment to calibration requirements.

  • Supports production meetings with QA/QC data summaries.

  • Facilitates new product release process prior to/during production.

  • Supports internal audit functions including responsible sourcing audit functions.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and training:

  • Associate of Science degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

  • Mathematics emphasis preferred.


  • One (1) to Two (2) years of quality control experience in a production/manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Experience working in an ISO environment a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word and Outlook or other related software as needed to complete reports.

  • Familiarity with quality standards and processes.

  • Thorough understanding of the product and/or process being inspected.

  • Communication skills to convey information in reports, meetings, and status reports.

  • Knowledge of the product to drive accurate quality control.

  • Problem solving skills: ability to identify source of problem; execute solution and document the issue; escalate to management.

  • Approach all interactions and work situations in a positive and respectful manner.

Physical and Safety Requirements:

  • Reasonable accommodations made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Dexterity and accuracy as needed to operate testing equipment, gauges or calibrations.

  • A flexible work schedule may be necessary.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Occasionally subject to strenuous work.

  • Subject to dust, noise, fragrances, and temperature variations.

  • Frequent exposure to moving machinery and mobile equipment.

  • Sitting, bending, standing, walking, 8-10 hours per day.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must comply with any safety or PPE requirements.


  • Attention to detail.

  • Produce error-free work.

  • Deadline-oriented.

  • Self-starter who thinks of innovative, faster ways to accomplish tasks.

  • Flexible and able to adapt to our dynamic environment.

Wyo-Ben offers a competitive starting wage and an extensive benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, and vacations, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.

Wyo-Ben is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.