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QA – HACCP Technician

We are currently seeking for two (2) reliable and hardworking candidates for immediate hiring for one of our dynamic industrial partners:

POSITION:                   QA – HACCP Technician

LOCATION:                  Mississauga, ON

PLANT SETTINGS:       Poultry, BRC Certified

WORK CONDITIONS:  Full-time

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be responsible to assist with the management and maintenance of the food safety program to ensure the plant’s ability to demonstrate ongoing compliance
  • Properly document all HACCP monitoring procedures and liaise with peers to maintain document control, tracking and ensure compliance
  • Perform routine quality and food safety checks, ensuring overall quality of outgoing product
  • Control any non-compliant product that has been produced, perform a food safety assessment and determine appropriate disposition
  • Learn how to perform on site microbiological testing and critical control point monitoring
  • Maintain food safety knowledge, remaining informed of regulatory changes and new policies.
  • Perform other minor office functions as requested by management (filing/ spreadsheet completion, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Food Science or related discipline
  • 2+ years of QA experience in a federally registered plant is considered an asset
  • GMP & HACCP Certifications are required
  • Computer proficiency is required (Work, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must have a car and hold a valid full G licence

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please email resume to: admin@ccofah.org. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, due to a high volume of applicants, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Part-time R&D Specialist – Medical Foods

We are currently seeking a candidate for the open position of Part-time R&D Specialist – Medical Foods for one of our industry partners.

POSITION:                   Part-time R&D Specialist – Medical Foods

LOCATION:                  Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE:                    Part-time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in food science and/ or technology, pharmacy, health science, etc.;
  • Master’s Degree or Doctor’s Degree in the above fields is considered an asset;
  • 5+ years of work experience in a food, pharmaceutical and/ or cosmetic industries;
  • Comprehensive understanding and practical experience of Medical Foods is considered an asset;
  • Good knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), British Retail Consortium (BRC) food safety standards, Safe Quality Food (SQF) food safety and quality system, etc.;
  • Exceptional attention to details

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please email resume to: admin@ccofah.org. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

SQF Practitioner

We are currently seeking an immediate hire for the position of SQF Practitioner for one of our industrial partners:

POSITION: SQF Practitioner

LOCATION: Mississauga, ON

JOB TYPE: Permanent, full time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SQF Practitioner manages, plans and coordinates the SQF program designed to ensure continuous production/service consistent with established standards. Responsible for developing, administering and maintaining applicable Food Safety Programs & Policies; implementation and continuous improvement of food safety and quality focused programs including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), SQF Food Safety and Quality systems and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead current quality assurance and food safety processes into one integrated process. This includes HACCP system, regulatory audits, quality systems review process (QSR), standard operating procedures (SOP’s), incoming ingredient inspections, product scoring, food safety internal audits, field complaints, standardized work instructions.
  • Develop and execute SQF plans to achieve/maintain SQF Certification at the facility and to meet all CFIA’s requirements related to food safety & quality,
  • Develop and maintain systems to assure compliance and take appropriate action to maintain the integrity of the SQF System requirements including Commitment, Document Control and Records, Specifications, Attaining Food Safety, Verification, Product Identification Trace and Recall, Incident Management, Food Safety Fundamentals – Building and Equipment Design and Construction, and Food Safety Fundamentals – Pre-requisite Programs.
  • Communicate to all employees and relevant personnel all information essential to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of the SQF Edition 8.0 System.
  • Manage finished product evaluation system and provide leadership to drive improvements in key customer/consumer Quality attributes.
  • Train, educate and coach, maintain all training records for critical food safety and quality requirements. Document and maintain training registry for all employees.
  • Oversee monitoring, verification, and validation activities that pre-requisite programs and SOP’s and SSOP’s are effective
  • Provide guidance and leadership in situations where deviations have occurred, or a potential risk has been identified related to food safety and/or quality attributes.
  • Re-assess SQF plan whenever there is a change to program, process, procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry philosophy, technology, etc.
  • Oversee sanitation process.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three (3) to (5) years of experience in the Quality Assurance/Food Safety field WITH at least one year focused in SQF role Requirements
  • Must be able to multi-task in fast-paced sometimes pressured situations.
  • Able to set and meet multiple and simultaneous deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to be an effective team player.
  • Able to set and meet multiple and simultaneous deadlines.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • SQF edition 8.0 course certificate is highly preferred.
  • HACCP certificate is required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume to: admin@ccofah.org. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, only those selected selected for interviews will be contacted.

HACCP Technician

We are currently seeking for five (5) reliable and hardworking candidates for immediate hiring for one of our dynamic industrial partners:

POSITION: HACCP Technician

LOCATION: Windsor, ON

PLANT SETTINGS: Poultry, HACCP Recognized, BRC Certified

WORK CONDITIONS: Full time, day shift, Monday to Friday (occasional Saturdays, as needed)

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be responsible to assist with the management and maintenance of the Food Safety program to ensure the plant’s ability to demonstrate ongoing compliance
  • Perform routine quality and food safety checks, ensuring overall quality of outgoing product
  • Properly document all HACCP monitoring procedures and liaise with peers to maintain document control, tracking and ensure compliance
  • Become expertly acquainted with the plant’s HACCP plan
  • Learn how to perform on site microbiological testing and critical control point monitoring
  • Assist HACCP Coordinator with management of the corrective action program to reduce the occurrence of repeat deficiencies/deviations
  • Provide timely and effective feedback to the HACCP Coordinator, Production Supervisors and Management.
  • Maintain food safety knowledge, remaining informed of regulatory changes and new policies.
  • Control any non-compliant product that has been produced, perform a food safety assessment and determine appropriate disposition
  • Perform other minor office functions as requested by management (filing/ spreadsheet completion, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to work well in group settings
  • Strong understand of Sanitation, SOPs, Pre-requisite programs, HACCP, CCP and GMPs (experience in food industry is an asset)
  • Computer proficiency is required (Work, Excel, Outlook)
  • The candidate must be flexible to change, take initiative, and be able to make rapid decisions as necessary. We are looking for a team player with strong interpersonal communication skills
  • HACCP Certification is required

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical benefits after 3 months for yourself and eligible family members (co-pay)
  • Rewards for employees who take initiatives, have a positive attitude and are reliable

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit your resume to: admin@ccofah.org. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, only those selected selected for interviews will be contacted.

SQF Practitioner

We are currently seeking an immediate hire for the position of SQF Practitioner for one of our industrial partners:

POSITION:                   SQF Practitioner

LOCATION:                  Mississauga, ON

JOB TYPE:                    Permanent, full time (40 hours/ week)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop documentation, implementation and staff training of the production facility’s SQF/HACCP program
  • Oversee company audits & inspections from CFIA or 3rd party auditing agencies and ensure compliance for SQF/HACCP and/ or other food safety programs
  • CFIA, FDA and 3rd party auditing agencies for audit & inspection
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards for new product innovation
  • Help on new plant establishment of programs and documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in federally registered plant
  • Experience in coordinating with inspectors, auditors from regulatory agencies is required
  • GMP and HACCP certificates are must
  • SQF implementation certificate is must – If not SQF certified, please check out SQFI or contact Canadian College of Food and Health for more information on certification courses
  • Be able to start immediately

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume in MS word format (.doc or .docx file) to: admin@ccofah.org

Please extend to those who may have the qualification and interest.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

We are currently seeking for candidates for immediate hiring of the following positions for our industrial partners:

POSITION 01: Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

LOCATION: NW Brampton, ON

PLANT SETTINGS: Federal, Meat, BRC

SALARY: $95,000 + annually

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee HACCP, GMP, BRC ( food safety and quality programs) for the plant
  • Liaise with CFIA, FDA and 3rd party auditing agencies for audit & Inspection
  • Help on new plant establishment of programs and documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to life sciences such as biology, food and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry
  • 10+ years of QA experience in federally registered plant with minimum 3-5 years of supervisory/ managerial roles
  • GMP and HACCP certificates are must
  • Experience in coordinating with inspectors, auditors from regulatory agencies (CFIA, USDA) is required
  • CHA and/or knowledge of GFSI (e.g., BRC, SQF) are considered assets
  • Can be firm, and grow with the plant
  • Be able to start immediately

 

POSITION 02: Quality Assurance (QA) Technologist/ Technician

LOCATION: NW Brampton, ON

PLANT SETTINGS: Federal, Meat, BRC

WORKING HOURS: 2 shifts (day & afternoon), Mon-Fri, occasional Sat.

SALARY: $40,000+ annually

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mainly work on weight, packaging and other production line (not much lab work)
  • Assist in CIFA and BRC auditing
  • Taste test not required if vegetarian/ dislike beef

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Food Science, Microbiology or related disciplines
  • 2 years of QA experience in a federally registered meat plant experience an asset
  • GMP and HACCP certificates are must
  • BRC certificate is an asset
  • Be able to work at cold condition (< 10oC)
  • Must have a car and hold full G licence

 

POSITION 03: HACCP Coordinator/ Technical Manager

LOCATION: Scarborough, ON

PLANT SETTINGS: Beef

WORKING HOURS: Day shift starting 6:30 am preop

SALARY: $55,000+ per year

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mainly work on daily GMP & HACCP programs coordinating with plant personnel
  • Liaison and coordinate with CFIA for inspection and auditing
  • Ready-To-Eat meat production environment with monitoring on CCPs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Food Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of QA experience in federally registered plant
  • Meat plant experience is required
  • GMP and HACCP certificates are must
  • Experience in coordinating with CFIA inspectors is required
  • Knowledge of GFSI (BRC, SQF) are considered assets
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Welcome new Canadians with strong education background to apply

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume in MS word format (.doc or .docx file) to: admin@ccofah.org. Don’t forget to state the job title you are applying on the subject line of email.

No phone calls please!

Please extend to those who may have the qualification and interest.

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

HACCP Co-Op Open Positions!

A great opportunity for a growing profession in the food industry

A bakery manufacturer partnered with the Canadian College of Food and Health is offering HACCP Co-Op opportunities to professionals who are interested in exploring the food industry. It is an excellent opportunity to gain Canadian experience and get manufacturing training towards GMP/ HACCP and GFSI/ SQF.

  • Two positions are available at the location of Mississauga: Matheson/Dixie.
  • This is a 3-month opportunity open to currently university/ college graduates as well as non-Canadian trained professionals in areas of food, pharmaceutical, biology, chemistry, etc.
  • GMP & HACCP certificates are must. If no current and valid GMP/HACCP certificates, then enroll in the certification courses provided by Canadian College of Food and Health partnered with the manufacturer.
  • Bonus: the company the manufacturer will cover the WSIB (insurance) and transportation within Mississauga and/or Brampton regions between the candidate’s accommodation location and the plant to perform the duty.
  • Full-time employment opportunity: upon completion of the 3-month Co-Op, the manufacturer will offer full-time employment for the candidates who satisfy the QA/GMP/HACCP towards SQF job requirements.
  • Working environment: a new, spacious bakery plant with growing business, modern facilities and major client such as Walmart across Canada. The Co-Op duties will be office and computer based with occasional access to production/ manufacturing inspection.

For application, please submit your most updated resume to: admin@ccofah.org

We would like to thank all candidates for the interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Current students will not be considered as the company is seeking for immediate hire through the Co-Op training.

QA Manager Opportunity - Aurora

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager for one of our clients in the food packaging industry.

POSITION:     Quality Assurance Manager

HOURS:         Day shift, Monday – Friday

STATUS:       Full-time, Permanent

LOCATION:   Aurora, ON

SALARY:       $75,000 - $85,000 per year

 

OVERVIEW:

·         Analyze products and manufacturing processes to eliminate quality issues

·         Determine root cause of production issues and implement corrective and preventative actions

·         Control internal auditing process of production line

·         Determine focus and scope of quality inspections according to client requirements

·         Train and oversee the team of quality inspectors in quality concepts, tools, and methods

·         Comply with existing company and quality management systems

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Post-secondary education in an engineering-related field

·         3+ years of experience of managing quality assurance initiatives

·         Knowledge of GFSI, BRC, SQF Level 3, ISO, FSSC an asset

·         Experience in food packaging industry an asset

If you or someone you know is interested and qualified in this position – please reply back with your updated resume as a WORD Attachment to:

application@coreservicesinc.com

QA Technician Internal Hiring

There is an internal hiring needs for those who completed our HACCP certification course or in the process only:

Job Title:          QA Technician

Category:          Fish and Seafood

Location:           Williams Parkway / Airport Road (Brampton)

Wage/Salary:     about 40,000 annually dependent on experience

Working Hours:  1:00 pm to 10:00 pm (afternoon shift).

Please forward a current resume in word format to cha.haccp@gmail.com if interested.

QA Technician Internal Hiring

There is an internal hiring needs for those who completed our HACCP certification course or in the process only:

Job Title:          QA Technician

Category:          Fish and Seafood

Location:           Williams Parkway / Airport Road (Brampton)

Wage/Salary:     about 40,000 annually dependent on experience

Working Hours:  1:00 pm to 10:00 pm (afternoon shift).

Please forward a current resume in word format to cha.haccp@gmail.com if interested.

QA Manager Opportunity - Aurora

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager for one of our clients in the food packaging industry.

POSITION:     Quality Assurance Manager

HOURS:         Day shift, Monday – Friday

STATUS:       Full-time, Permanent

LOCATION:   Aurora, ON

SALARY:       $75,000 - $85,000 per year

 

OVERVIEW:

·         Analyze products and manufacturing processes to eliminate quality issues

·         Determine root cause of production issues and implement corrective and preventative actions

·         Control internal auditing process of production line

·         Determine focus and scope of quality inspections according to client requirements

·         Train and oversee the team of quality inspectors in quality concepts, tools, and methods

·         Comply with existing company and quality management systems

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Post-secondary education in an engineering-related field

·         3+ years of experience of managing quality assurance initiatives

·         Knowledge of GFSI, BRC, SQF Level 3, ISO, FSSC an asset

·         Experience in food packaging industry an asset

If you or someone you know is interested and qualified in this position – please reply back with your updated resume as a WORD Attachment to:

application@coreservicesinc.com