Gizella Pastry ULC Quality Assurance Technician Full Time in Vancouver, BC

Gizella Pastry ULC

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Quality Assurance Technician
Vancouver, BC

Quality Assurance Technician*. Has an immediate requirement for a FULL TIME QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) TECHNICIAN….

Quality Assurance Technician


has an immediate requirement for a FULL TIME QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) TECHNICIAN.

Position Purpose The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician has the primary responsibility for protecting the food by conducting food safety and quality sampling, testing, and documentation to meet all regulatory, customer, and GIZELLA PASTRY LIMITED requirements.

Key Accountabilities The QA Technician is responsible for conducting food safety and quality assurance procedures to ensure GIZELLA PASTRY LIMITED is in compliance with best practices for food safety and quality. The QA Technician reports to the QA Manager. Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting all applicable food regulations
  • Responsible for sampling, testing, and documentation of the Quality Management System (QMS) including procedures, records, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Works to maintain the safety, legality and quality of each food and the processes used in their manufacture.
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding customer requirements
  • Works to reduce customer/consumer complaints for foods manufactured on site
  • Reports food safety and quality issues to their manager
  • Authorized to hold product based on food safety or quality non-conformance
  • Participates in daily food evaluation to identify possible defects
  • Participates in physical bakery inspections on a weekly basis on each area (pest control, operational methods, maintenance for food safety, sanitation, personnel practices, etc.)
  • Selects food items for analysis at specified stages in the production process for evaluating compliance to specification
  • Personnel conducting testing shall be able to demonstrate and explain the process of testing any out of compliance results are handled appropriately and reported to QA Manager
  • Ensures appropriate communication of food safety/QA issues with Production Supervisors and QA Technicians at shift change
  • Other duties may be assigned and QA Technician is expected to effectively manage and execute changes

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level Required

  • Effective work ethic and good communications skills
  • Excellent English Communication skills
  • Good writing, mathematics, and critical thinking skills
  • Experience in computers including spreadsheets preferred
  • Some college Science courses or experience in the food industry
  • Training in HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)

Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 25% of total work time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.
  • Ability to work different shifts and weekends

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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