Lab Support QA Inspector – Night Shift Contract in Mississauga, ON

Lab Support

Branch Mississauga ON CA

QA Inspector – Night Shift
Mississauga, ON

Post-Secondary education related to Food Science, Food Engineering or similar field. Thorough understanding of GMP, HACCP and general Food Safety Programs….

The Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for the daily testing of analytical and organoleptic food testing, and auditing requirements for all inbound, outbound and final inspections of all products and materials. At all times, ensure the adherence of all policies and procedures with respect to quality and report all non-conformances to the Quality Manager.

Time of Work: Night Shift 11pm-7am (initial training period during hours 7am-4:30pm)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform organoleptic, physical and/or chemical testing on finished product after batching and in-line during packaging.
  • Ensure that all inbound and outbound products consistently meets quality specifications and adhering to sampling and testing procedures
  • Conduct random pre-operational inspections to ensure sanitation compliance standards
  • Testing of ingredients and finished product. Maintain and update all related records, ensure verification as required
  • Complete daily ongoing QA auditing of products and employee practices.
  • Conduct package quality inspection and quality audits and isolate any product that does not meet standards
  • Provide instruction to machine operators to maintain product quality.

· Ensure non-conforming material is properly identified and dispositions completed in a timely manner

· Complete trend analysis of non-conformances. Identify issues of concern to QA Manager

· Provide incoming material verification and process QA documentation through system

· Responsible for the flow of all returned goods (RGAs, CAR’s).

· Responsible for keeping the internal calibration system up to date

  • Follow and practice all GMP’s, HACCP and SQF protocols and assist in training production employees
  • Adhere to all quality policies/procedures and regulatory compliance procedures
  • Assist the HACCP-SQF practitioner in developing, training and monitoring new food safety programs.
  • Complies with Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and the company’s internal Health & Safety Policy by following standards, rules, and procedures. Reporting potential hazards and unsafe work conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Education, Experience & Competency Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational and decision making skills
  • Ability to work quickly, change priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment
  • Post-Secondary education related to Food Science, Food Engineering or similar field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience in the food industry
  • Thorough understanding of GMP, HACCP and general Food Safety Programs.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities simultaneously in order to meet deadlines
  • Assertive communication skills when addressing food safety or quality issues with other departments.
  • Ability to effectively understand and follow a variety of guidelines and work procedures
  • Positive attitude and a team player
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Effective investigational and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to facilitate and resolve issues.
  • Good computer skills, with applications such as MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook

EEO Employer

Lab Support is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-31
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