FSQA Technician

Full Time | Saskatoon, SASKATCHEWAN | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time
Saskatoon
Maple Leaf

Job Description


  • Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
FSQA Technician - Saskatoon
The Opportunity:
As a member of the facility's FSQA team, the FSQA Technician spends a majority of their time on the production floor monitoring Food Safety, GMP, HACCP and other Quality Assurance Program requirements to ensure they are consistently achieved.  Operating with a sense of urgency, the Technician is responsible for initiating immediate corrective actions wherever possible and escalating FSQA concerns as required.  The Technician must be comfortable working in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will do:
  • Perform and/or assist in daily quality and food safety related decision making based on established processes to ensure products meet the quality standards and food safety requirements of Maple Leaf Foods and its customers
  • Responsible for ensuring product SOPs are accurate and available to plant staff
  • Responsible for product holds for non-conforming product, and collecting information to assist in determining product disposition
  • Perform daily monitoring and verification tasks, including record review and on-site audits/observations, as outlined in the HACCP/QA program and recommend corrective actions for deviations
  • Conduct plant audits to ensure GMPs and Plant policies are effectively implemented
  • Participate in external in internal audits, as required
  • Assist CFIA in completion of Compliance Verification System (CVS) tasks by providing records and information, as requested
  • Participate in product traceability events with the ability to quickly trace product using SAP
  • Provide training, support and coaching to hourly and salaried employees across all levels of management to maintain and improve facility FSQA practices and procedures
  • Prepare sensory samples and participates in sensory evaluations
  • Perform data entry and data analysis tasks
  • Perform microbiological and analytical sampling for product and environment as required
  • Participate in projects and meetings with the goal of improving food safety and food quality
  • Assist in the implementation of changes that advance FSQA systems and/or programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned   

What we have to offer you:
  • Career development opportunities.  Your career will not stop at this role, this is just the beginning
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program 
What you will bring:
  • Career development opportunities.  Your career will not stop at this role, this is just the beginning
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • University degree or college diploma preferably in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or a related discipline.
  • Self-directed and professional, well-developed English communication skills (verbal, written, reading)
  • Computer proficiency in email and spreadsheets, and able to learn a variety of other software
  • Understanding of Sanitation, SOPs, HACCP, CCP’s and GMP’s is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest and willingness to learn and teach others
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com .  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.


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