FGF Brands Quality Assurance Technician Full Time in Greater Toronto Area, ON

FGF Brands

Branch Greater Toronto Area ON CA

Quality Assurance Technician
Greater Toronto Area, ON

Perform Quality Assurance Testing (analytical, calibration). The Quality Assurance Technician will perform day-to-day quality assurance activities on the plant…

The Quality Assurance Technician will perform day-to-day quality assurance activities on the plant floor such as inspections, internal audits, recommending corrective actions, research and reports all within a fast paced food manufacturing environment. This is a shift work position that is steady afternoons.

Primary Responsibilities

Perform inspections/internal audits according to written programs and documents results and corrective actions in the prescribed format

Researches and assists with implementations of regulatory requirements and conducts inspection tasks as required

Continuously assesses the results of inspections/internal and external audit findings and reacts in a timely manner to communicate potential problems

Prepare reports/summaries and communicates results to, Research and Development team, Production Supervisors and the QA department as necessary

Implement Hold procedures for suspect product and or product evaluations and testing

Collect and submits samples for laboratory analysis

Assist with the development and delivery of Quality / Food Safety Training for manufacturing and support teams

Assist with investigations, consumer/customer complaints

Assist and provides support during third part audits

Perform Quality Assurance Testing (analytical, calibration)

Participate in plant trials and other related duties and responsibilities assigned

Required Experience

Post secondary education in a relevant field preferred

1-3 years related Quality Assurance experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment (food industry is a definite asset)

Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Knowledge of food safety (HACCP) programs, GMP programs and Quality Systems

Ability to rotating 8 hour shifts

Valid driver’s license and vehicle (to be able to travel to different plant locations)

Core Competencies

Customer and Product Centricity –

Responds to the needs of both internal and external customers in a timely and courteous manner, showing a sense of urgency; always keeping our products front and centre.

Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability –

Adapts to changes; changes strategy in response to new information; responds appropriately and quickly without having all parameters defined; demonstrate tolerance for speed and uncertainty.

Team Work and Collaboration –

Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of a plan or activity. Is effective in building constructive relationships; uses tact; interacts with others in an open, friendly manner, encourages collaboration.

Passion for Excellence

– Always looks for ways to improve effectiveness or efficiency, making recommendation to increase productivity in quality of work; develops innovative solutions, challenges the status quo. To be the best, never compromising.

Drives Execution

  • Takes risks, learn from their mistakes, builds trust and is a role model to others. Has a “hands-on” style; is aggressive in achieving desired results.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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