QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN
With approximately 3,300 employees, JBS Food Canada ULC (“JBS Canada”) is one of the largest employers in southern Alberta and one of Canada's largest beef processors. Consisting of three locations—the Head Office and a Case Ready plant, both based in Calgary, Alberta, as well as a processing facility in Brooks, Alberta, where approximately 4,200 head of cattle are harvested and processed daily. The JBS Canada Brooks facility has the capacity to produce products ranging from boxed beef primals, ground beef, beef trimmings, beef by-products and hides which are shipped across Canada and worldwide. At the multi-protein Mountain Creek Farms case-ready facility in Calgary, JBS Canada produces value-added products including marinated, portion sized, multi-pack options, kebabs and much more.
JBS Food Canada is seeking an experienced, diligent Quality Assurance Technician to join our team. This role will work alongside our production team to monitor and ensure the quality of our hand-made products is maintained at the highest degree.
NOTE: This role is located in Brooks, Alberta.
A or B shift
Verify HACCP, Regulatory and Food safety programs for compliance (e.g. cooking, cooling, metal detection checks)
Collect environmental samples for microbiological analysis (e.g. swab samples of conveyors, equipment, walls, floors etc.)
Monitor Pre-Operational inspections
Verify label compliance
Verify packaging tare weights
Collect samples of food products for microbiological and chemical analysis. Coordinates product evaluations
Monitor production for compliance to specifications and collects product quality data for analysis
Monitor processing procedures; Investigates food safety incidences
Initiate, trace and monitor product on QA Hold
Prepare daily reports of inspection results
Perform duties on shift work
Perform other duties as they may be assigned
Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a fast paced food industry environment, industry related training / education will be considered an asset but not essential
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles and programs
Demonstrated ability to take initiative to complete assignments
Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook with a passion for accuracy
Ability to get things done within a decentralized environment with minimal supervision
Positive and professional approach with willingness to learn
Ability to co-ordinate and co-operate with members of other department
Proven ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Good written and oral communication skills
Work Site Environment: Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated.
Earn Competitive Wage
Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test.
Exceptional Benefits including:
Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions | Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training
Mailing Address: PO Box 1868 Brooks AB T1R 1C6
Physical Location: 193002A Range Road 150, Brooks, Alberta, T1R1C6
Telephone: 403-501-2223 Fax: 403-501-2239