2041-QC Technician in Richmond Hill ON

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2041-QC Technician
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Richmond Hill ON
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Job Types:
QA/Lab Technologist
Employee Type:

Full time


ON Richmond Hill

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Job Posting Title:

2041-QC Technician

Job Description:

About Protenergy Natural Foods:

Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. is a rapidly growing and profitable mid-size company specializing in the manufacturing of aseptically packaged natural food and beverage products. Founded in 2004 by industry veterans who recognized an opportunity to bring innovative technologies to the food production industry, the company has a strong track record of growth. Our parent company, Treehouse Foods of Oak Brook, Illinois, is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and food service distribution channels and is one of the largest private label food manufacturers in North America.

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Shift: Hourly; Night

Position Summary:

This position will support the Quality Assurance team by following quality assurance procedures, to ensure conformance of ingredients, materials and finished products.

Key Responsibilities:

Analytical Testing:
  • Responsible for organizing and testing all aseptic final product
  • Must be proficient at setting up, calibrating and performing; Code interpretation, Total Solids, Brix, pH, Density, Sodium and Organoleptic evaluations.
  • Conduct sensory evaluation as required
  • Must be able to taste liquid broth, including meat and seafood ingredients

Line Tests:
  • Package integrity evaluation
  • Case inspection, case code inspection.
  • Peroxide test
  • Cooler inspection.
  • Glass check
  • Line start up check
  • Hourly batch pH test check
  • Line weight checks
  • Pasteurizer checks

  • Initiate NCR, place Hold tags on product if in the building.
  • Update NCR book
  • Follow up and close open NCR's

Batch Testing:
  • Responsible for organizing, testing, modifying, re-sampling and releasing all aseptic soup batches.
  • Must be proficient at setting up, calibrating and performing;
  • Total Solids, Brix, pH, Density, Sodium and Organoleptic evaluations.

  • Assist with micro testing, pH testing and plating when required, i.e. busy season or early release requirement
  • Read all plates and fill in the micro record for manager's signature. If any counts found investigate.
  • Collect, pack and send samples to outside lab.
  • Change hot room temperature chart

  • Post secondary education within a Food Science related field is preferred.
  • 1 year of experience in the food manufacturing industry is preferred
  • Organized and a meticulous eye for detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Self-starter / strong initiative
  • Team player with ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Fast typing and numerical data entry skills

Protenergy Natural Foods Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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