Quality Assurance Specialist - Food
Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions
On - Woodbridge, canada
5d ago

Category : Manufacturing

Job Type : Permanent

Our Woodbridge based food manufacturing client, is looking to add a QA Specialist to their growing team. The incumbent must have experience in the food industry specifically with labelling regulations for the USA and Canada.

Duties

  • Verify records, daily, weekly and monthly
  • Draft for approval, update and implement HACCP, BRC and other related programs
  • Train new and existing employees on quality and regulatory requirements, new product launches / processes and associated record keeping.
  • Handle customer complaints
  • Issue supplier non-conformances
  • Implementation of GMPs
  • Review shelf life analysis results of new and existing products
  • Create product specifications using approved guidelines
  • Sample preparation for third party testing
  • Label preparation and nutritional calculation for new products, sample preparation for customers
  • Assign projects and duties for Quality Assurance Technicians,
  • Understand production processes and their effect on the quality of product,
  • Participate in 3rd party (BRC, HACCP, organic, MSC) and CFIA audits
  • Participate in trials and audits by customers.
  • Label approval from CFIA, USDA, QAI, kosher etc.
  • Ensure that GMP's and CCP's are adhered to in the plant.
  • Performs the following monitoring tasks and records :
  • Verification of Printed Labels Record
  • Final Label Verification Record
  • Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor of Science, preferably Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry / Biochemistry.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Food Manufacturing Facilities, Laboratories, preferably in Quality Assurance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Requires a strong working knowledge of HACCP, BRC and other Food Regulatory requirements in Canada and the USA
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office), databases.
  • Ability to work under pressure in meeting the production demands of the business and responding effectively to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to support a cross-functional plant management team.
  • Positive and professional demeanor.
  • Excellent prioritization skills.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Working Conditions

  • Works in warm, cool and cold environments, constantly moving, ability to left up to 30 lbs.
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