FSQA Technician - 1 Year Contract

Location: Port Perry, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-13-2018

FSQA TECHNICIAN - 1 YEAR CONTRACT

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Quality Assurance Technician will assist in the application of all company Food Safety and Quality Assurance programs so that program controls and measurements are performed throughout all processes thus ensuring that wholesome, quality products are manufactured and all company and customer specifications and all regulatory requirements are met.  Quality Assurance Technician will be a key member of the Quality Assurance department.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  •   Conduct daily pre-op inspections on all production equipment on all processing lines.
  •   Conduct all environmental swabbing and product testing programs including lab preparations and collection of samples.
  •  Conduct daily calibration of all thermometers
  •  Conduct daily food defense and GMP audits and CCP/CP checks.
  •  Enter all environmental data in data base weekly
  • Graph and trend all Food Safety and Quality Assurance  data weekly and monthly
  •  Assist in third party audit preparations and actively participate in CFIA and company audit and inspection programs
  • Investigate all consumer complaints and report back to Consumer Affairs with all findings and corrective actions.
  • Verify and maintain all plant SOP’s.
  •  Conduct food safety training and daily admin. work when required
 REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
  •   Post secondary diploma in a food science or related field
  •   Minimum 1-2 years in the food industry would be an asset
  REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  •   Strong interpersonal, leadership, verbal and written communication, presentation and analytical skills
  •   Self-directed and professional
  •   Computer proficiency in MS Office
  • Work requires ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs and working in cold conditions when required

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.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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