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QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN

 

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston. 

 

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the QA Technician will manage and coordinate all aspects of raw procurement and delivery. The candidate for this position will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, “Can Do” attitude and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education Required: Associate’s Degree
  • Years of Experience Required: 2-5 years of work experience in a food processing facility
  • Laboratory Technician with experience in standard analytical practices and/or  microbiological plating methods
  • Environmental Technician with experience in waste water analysis
  • Working knowledge of Food Safety Programs including HACCP and SQF
  • Strong written and communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs physical testing and quality grading of food production samples to ensure the product conforms to company product specifications
  • Performs microbiological, chemical and physical tests on purchased food ingredients and finished products in accordance with the Company procedures manual
  • Performs microbiological, chemical and physical tests on waste water samples ( BOD, TSS, ph, Phosphate, Ammonia, Microbiological )
  • Conduct routine sanitation and GMP inspections of processing equipment at critical points in the production area of the plant and determine potential sources of contaminations
  • Document test results and effectively communicate to Quality and Production Managers
  • Plays an integral part in food safety and internal and external audits
  • Ensures proper methods and procedures are followed to be in compliance with safety standards and Health and Safety policies
  • Accurately maintain laboratory and shelf life testing records
  • Microbiological standard plate counting
  • Work on projects as assigned by the Quality Manager

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Please apply online. 

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

       

 

Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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