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FSQA Compliance Auditor

Mississauga - Courtneypark Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

The FSQA Compliance Auditor at the Courtneypark facility is responsible for ensuring the effective functioning of the food safety programs through task review, verification, and monitoring activities, as well as program review and auditing functions. The incumbent will lead & engage cross functional teams during audit completion and development of corrective action plans for regulatory and internal non-compliance findings.  

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by May 13. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Verifies HACCP and Food Safety programs and onsite practices for compliance against regulatory (CFIA, Health Canada, USDA, FDA, etc.), third-party (GFSI) standards and Internal programs. 
  • Execute plants Internal audit and claim verification programs.
  • Prepare and co-lead Maple Leaf internal audit.
  • Influence others to enable immediate corrective actions completion. 
  • Holding Stakeholders responsible for their Quality Notification Tasks and will be responsible for tracking and trending. 
  • Liaises with the Area Leaders to maintain document control, tracking and to ensure compliance. 
  • Develops and implements training programs for hourly employees. 
  • Assess effectiveness of permanent corrective/preventative actions to prevent a recurrence. 
  • Assist with investigation of complaints, develop, and submit responses for customer complaints and consumer.
  • Assist with Non-Compliance Reports (Deviations) and in-house disposition of materials placed On Hold including completing Risk Assessments to determine product disposition.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating current HACCP system, BRC and Food Safety and Quality programs and/or SOPs.
  • Assist in organizing the electronic Document Management System by revising SOPs and forms, updating version control, and publishing.  
  • Prepares and delivers training material to hourly and salaried personnel as required. 
  • Develop and provide employee interactive training material to support ongoing reductions in internal non-conformances. 
  • Prepares for and participates in internal and third-party audits where required. 
  • Shall demonstrate full commitment to the implementation of the requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety and to processes which facilitate continual improvement of food safety and quality management. 
  • Functions as a back up to the HACCP Team Leader for Foreign Material Meetings and/or as required. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor of Science or Diploma in Food Safety/Science program or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of Sanitation, HACCP, CCP’s and GMP’s
  • Internal audit experience, formal training, or certification is preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years experience in the food industry preferred
  • Strong communication skills written & verbal in English.
  • Ability to work effectively on a cross functional leadership team.
  • Experience thriving in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated alignment to the Maple Leaf Leadership Values.

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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