Quality Control Manager

  • Full Time
  • Burnaby


Job Type: Regular

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The Quality Control Manager plans, manages and oversees all activities of the QC Department. Makes sure that standards and procedures are followed, and that hygiene and health requirements are met to ensure that all products meet the established standards. Coordinates activities surrounding government and third-party audits and inspections. Manages governance of consumer and customer complaints. Is responsible for maintaining the plant’s HACCP Program, SQF Certification Food Fraud and Food Defense Programs.

How Agropur invests in YOU

  • Recognition of years of service in calculating vacation time
  • Flexible group insurance plan, including telemedicine service
  • Employee assistance program
  • Opportunity to invest in you (Career Path, Mentoring program, etc.)
  • Pension plan including employer contributions

What’s involved in this role

Reporting to the Plant Director, the Quality Control Manager assumes the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the Burnaby Milk Plant manufactures products that meet customer and consumer expectations regarding food quality, safety and security.
  • Determine the Quality Assurance and sanitation programs to be implemented in the Plant and support the Production Manager, Warehouse Manager and Supervisors to implement them.
  • Update the Plant’s quality control standards and procedures manuals as needed to optimize product quality.
  • Maintain and update HACCP Plans, Quality Programs, and SOPs to ensure they meet the requirements for all quality audits.
  • Lead the Management Team on traceability exercises and in all quality audits from CFIA, GFSI and other organizations.
  • Responsible as the SQF Practitioner.
  • Use LEAN methodology and tools learned in training on Lean Manufacturing.
  • Promote a positive work environment and adopt a culture of continuous improvement in areas of Quality, Health & Safety, Productivity and the Environment.
  • Responsible for all employee/crew training on Quality issues including GMP, HACCP and SQF.

What you need to join our team

  • Min five (5) years of experience in a similar position in the food industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in food science and technology or another relevant field
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Excellent knowledge of the HACCP, CFIA & GFSI/SQF
  • Proven leadership in a continuously improvement food manufacturing environment
  • Analytical attitude, organizational and planning skills

Agropur welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life. We are proud to be an employer with a diverse community and are committed to providing a respectful and inclusive experience for all employees and applicants. We will therefore work with candidates who request accommodation. Please note that an adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.