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JBS USA Quality Assurance Technician A/B shift in Brooks, Alberta

Quality Assurance Technician A/B shift

Department: Quality Assurance/Tech Services

Location: Brooks, AB


With approximately 3,300 employees, JBS Food Canada ULC (-JBS Canada-) is one of the largest employers in southern Alberta and one of Canada's largest beef processors. Consisting of three locations-the Head Office and a Case Ready plant, both based in Calgary, Alberta, as well as a processing facility in Brooks, Alberta, where approximately 4,200 head of cattle are harvested and processed daily. The JBS Canada Brooks facility has the capacity to produce products ranging from boxed beef primals, ground beef, beef trimmings, beef by-products and hides which are shipped across Canada and worldwide. At the multi-protein Mountain Creek Farms case-ready facility in Calgary, JBS Canada produces value-added products including marinated, portion sized, multi-pack options, kebabs and much more.

JBS Food Canada is seeking an experienced, diligent Quality Assurance Technician to join our team. This role will work alongside our production team to monitor and ensure the quality of our hand-made products is maintained at the highest degree.

NOTE: This role is located in Brooks, Alberta.

A or B shift

You will:

  • Verify HACCP, Regulatory and Food safety programs for compliance (e.g. cooking, cooling, metal detection checks)

  • Collect environmental samples for microbiological analysis (e.g. swab samples of conveyors, equipment, walls, floors etc.)

  • Monitor Pre-Operational inspections

  • Verify label compliance

  • Verify packaging tare weights

  • Collect samples of food products for microbiological and chemical analysis. Coordinates product evaluations

  • Monitor production for compliance to specifications and collects product quality data for analysis

  • Monitor processing procedures; Investigates food safety incidences

  • Initiate, trace and monitor product on QA Hold

  • Prepare daily reports of inspection results

  • Perform duties on shift work

  • Perform other duties as they may be assigned

You have:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a fast paced food industry environment, industry related training / education will be considered an asset but not essential

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles and programs

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative to complete assignmentsExcellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook with a passion for accuracy

  • Ability to get things done within a decentralized environment with minimal supervision

  • Positive and professional approach with willingness to learn

  • Ability to co-ordinate and co-operate with members of other department

  • Proven ability to work in a safe and efficient manner

  • Good written and oral communication skills

Work Site Environment: Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated.

Earn Competitive Wage

Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test.

Exceptional Benefits including:

Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions |Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training

Mailing Address: PO Box 1868 Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Physical Location: 193002A Range Road 150, Brooks, Alberta, T1R1C6

Telephone: 403-501-2223 Fax: 403-501-2239