Food Quality Assurance Tech

ProductionFull TimeVancouver , BC

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Fresh Prep is a fast growing Vancouver company making cooking incredible meals easy. We do this by sourcing local (often organic) ingredients for delicious recipes, which are then prepared and delivered to customer’s homes to cook in under 30 minutes. We've been in business for just over 3 years now and are expanding rapidly.


Essential Functions:

    • Be competent to implement and maintain HACCP based food safety plans and documents
    • Training of production employees (Food Safety, HACCP, etc.)
    • Ensuring sanitation standards are met, overseeing cleanup procedures for compliance
    • Participate in “outside” audits or regulatory visits, such as HACCP, CFA, and regional health inspections
    • Report problems or inconsistencies with any procedure to supervisors or management
    • Follow up with employees regarding HACCP paperwork completeness and accuracy
    • Proactively look for ways to improve and in all areas of production
    • Assist in any and all areas of the facility

Responsibilities:

    • In the event of a product non-conformance, responsibilities include:
  1. Identify affected inventory in production to ensure it is physically located and accounted for
  2. Quarantine affected product
  3. Inform production team and keep them updated as necessary
  • Completion of HACCP paperwork – Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly; verify that it is completed and turned in.
  • Verifies HACCP forms and checks for accuracy and completeness
  • Completes daily sanitation, facility, and quality check documents
  • Works with managers to make claims on damaged or nonconforming product received at facility
  • Meets with team leaders during shift to determine needs; to answer questions regarding production or quality troubleshooting
  • Weekly Thermometer calibration checks
  • Monitors temperature of cooler routinely throughout week
  • Routine swabbing and good sampling practices to send to 3rd party laboratory
  • Perform monthly internal audits with Operations manager to ensure all Food Safety procedures are being completed correctly
  • Lot tracking and cooler/freezer organization

Required Experience/Education:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • College degree preferred
    • Prior HACCP Training preferred
    • Some produce/food knowledge for quality assessments
    • Quality Control or quality assurance experience preferred

Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift up 40 pounds regularly
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time (10+ hours)
    • Regular stooping, squatting, bending, twisting, and walking

Working Conditions:

    • Temperature controlled warehouse environment
    • Must be able to withstand temperatures ranging from under 4 degrees Celsius to ambient room temperature

Benefits:

We love our staff, and show it with benefits (medical, dental), flexibility in scheduling, free Fresh Prep meals, a positive environment, generous vacation policy and working alongside co-workers who are passionate about food. Plus, we promote from within so lots of opportunities for advancement! Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. EOE / Minorities encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at www.freshprep.ca


Compensation:

  • $35 360 annually
  • Extended Medical Benefits
  • Fresh Prep Plan A Meal Plan