Quality Assurance Technician

Are you interested in working for a company that partners with local farmers to produce sustainable, healthy oat ingredients to feed the world? Just west of Winnipeg, O Foods is building the most advanced oat mill in North America to meet growing global demand. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Paterson Global Foods, we have strong roots in Canadian agriculture and believe in delivering value to the entire food supply chain.

The Quality Assurance Technician will participate in finished product testing, reporting test results, and generation of Certificate of Analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Execute the methods as outlined by Quality department to evaluate finished product samples.
  • Tabulated results to be entered into notebooks and Excel files as appropriate.
  • When required, confirm results for finished product are within specification and authorize the release of the product.
  • Communicate out of specification inventory to production team members in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and send samples to external labs, follow-up on progress and update results accordingly.
  • Ship qualification samples to customers.
  • Regularly clean working areas.
  • Assist with complaint investigations including completion of corrective actions with support of O Foods team members.
  • Build and contribute to a plant-wide workplace and food safety culture, believing in zero injuries.
  • Participate in a respectful work environment where employees can bring forward not only ideas and improvements but concerns of all nature, including safety and harassment issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a technical program preferred and/or 3-4 years’ work experience in the food or related industry.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMPs, allergens, and food safety.
  • Experience with allergen testing is considered an asset (example. Gluten)
  • Experience in commissioning and start-ups considered an asset.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Benefits:

  • Attractive compensation package including company paid medical & dental benefits.
  • Work-life balance and Employee Assistance Programs.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • On the job training & development and career growth opportunities.
  • Paid vacation and personal days.

O Foods Ltd is passionate about oats and strives to be the innovation partner throughout the supply chain from farmers to consumers. We want to be the preferred oat ingredient supplier by collaborating to create value and sustained growth for all stakeholders.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected further in the process will be contacted.

O Foods Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and is committed in building a skilled and diverse workforce. We encourage women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

Job Category: Quality Assurance
Job Type: Full-time
Company: O Foods
Country: Canada
Province: MB
City: Winnipeg

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