QA Technician - Part-time

Posted on March 17, 2023. Primary Region: Steinbach, MB

Jowett Farms Corporation is a growing, family-run company with a great work environment located in Blumenort, Manitoba. We offer a comprehensive employee benefit program, employee referral program, and an employee discount purchase program.

We are excited to be adding a QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN to our team. This is a part time position Monday to Friday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The QA Technician maintains, implements, and assesses the food safety system. The QA Technician reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Monitor Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety and Animal Welfare compliance throughout the plant to ensure adherence to written SOPs by both employees and visitors.
· Use, maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment.
· Perform tests on products, food chemicals, and non-food chemicals.
· Plan, conduct and monitor product sampling and inspection, record & report sample results.
· Perform reviews & verification of all food safety & QA documentation.
· Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly monitoring of all prerequisite programs.
· Identify and address food safety issues as they occur on the production floor.
· Assist in Employee training, including Standard Operating Practices, GMP, HACCP, Animal Welfare Control Program (AWCP) on new employees and re-training of existing employees.
· File and maintain training records.
· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
· Strong analytical and mathematics skills
· Ability to work with minimal supervision
· Ability to develop and maintain supportive work relationships
· Proven problem solving & decision-making skills
· Ability to speak, read & write English
· 1-2 years Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience an asset
· Knowledge of GMPs and HACCP an asset
· Knowledge of Global Food Safety Initiative an asset
· Knowledge of Animal Welfare an asset

Working Environment:
· Tasks may involve standing, lifting, crouching etc. for extended periods of time
· Work in a cool/wet and/or warm/wet environment

We are looking for dedicated, long-term, team players. If you would like to be considered for our team, please provide a resume to hr@jowettfarms.ca. No phone calls please. As much as we would like to have the opportunity to talk to everyone that applies, we only will be contacting those that we select to interview, and we thank you for your interest.

Location:

79 Penner Dr
Blumenort, MB

Job type: Part-time

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Contact Information

Deena Marynowski