Quality Technician, Night Shift
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Do you have a passion for excellence and a desire to utilize your quality control/assurance skills in a position where your work really matters? Do you want to play a vital role in ensuring that the foods that consumers eat are 100% safe and that they meet strict quality standards? Do you want to contribute to the ongoing development of quality systems for one of the region's top food companies? Are you a meticulous, reliable and hardworking team player with a real desire to succeed? If so, we want to hear from you!

In this night shift role, you will play a critical quality assurance role as you ensure that our products meet or exceed all health, safety, and quality expectations. Regular shift hours will either be 6 pm to 4 am OR 7 pm to 5 am, Monday to Thursday (based on the selected candidate's preference).

You will support both Crosby and Hot Chocolate production areas, including testing and analyzing product samples to ensure 100% food safety from a microbiological and chemical standpoint. You will also play an important role in improving our quality assurance programs, reviewing and creating procedures, engaging with our operations teams and other departments to facilitate training, and QA observations and audits. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities would include:

  • Testing and approving Crystal and Jelly Blends, Hot Chocolate Blends, and bulk fill changeovers
  • Performing code checks on all Crosby and Hot Chocolate production lines
  • Conducting weekly GMP Inspections
  • Performing pre-op inspections in various areas (Crosby Production, Blending, Mezzanine, Hot Chocolate Production, Hot Chocolate Blending and Warehouse)
  • Performing on-site verifications/validations
  • Performing internal audits
  • Supporting production Team Leads in all aspects related to quality (raw material issues, product quality, food safety concerns etc.)
  • Supporting production on the line, as may be required from time-to-time, when short-staffed

Qualifications

As our ideal candidate, you have completed post-secondary training in laboratory technology, chemistry or biology or equivalent. Relevant experience in the medical or food and beverage industries is an asset. You are a motivated self-starter and flexible team player known for your attention to detail and your commitment to quality and excellence. You have a personable and friendly demeanour and enjoy building relationships. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and solid computer and writing skills. Experience with formal Quality Assurance Systems such as HACCP, SQF or ISO is preferred.

Work With Us

As part of our food safety and hiring practices, an acceptable criminal background check and proof of both COVID-19 vaccinations (1st and 2nd shots), or a valid written medical exemption, are required as part of any employment offer. 

We offer a safe and friendly work environment, health and dental benefits, a pension plan, salary increases and bonuses in line with our company and employee performance management processes, and opportunities to learn and grow. 

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a can-do attitude. If this sounds like you, please "Apply Now" and submit your cover letter and resume.

We know applying for a new role takes a lot of effort and we sincerely value your time and your interest in Crosby Molasses. We're looking forward to reading the applications. We thank all applicants, though only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Website: http://www.crosbys.com
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