JOB DESCRIPTION Under the supervision of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Main Plant QA Lab Technician obtains and analyzes in -process and finished product samples for conformance to product specifications.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE - Obtains and analyzes in-process and finished product samples for conformance to product specifications - Accurately records all required information and promptly informs supervisors / manager of results - Maintains laboratory inventory and supplies for analytical methods - Involved in the development and implementation of new laboratory methods and procedures. - Other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum grade 12 - preference given to individuals with post-secondary education, i.e. diploma or degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology or related field. - Laboratory experience an asset. Knowledgeable in the safe handling of chemicals and laboratory protocols. - Food processing experience desirable. Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), food safety and quality systems an asset. - Highly organized with the ability to work in a changing environment while maintaining proficiency, accuracy and meeting department goals, priorities and deadlines. - Team player with a positive attitude and strong communication skills - Able to handle stress and take responsibility for actions - Cost efficient use of company materials and resources)
Applicant must be authorized to work in Canada.