Quality Assurance Assistant (Production)

Epicure - North Saanich, BC (30+ days ago)

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Working within the Quality Assurance department, the QA Assistant would be responsible for ingredient and cookware sampling, preliminary laboratory testing, checking documentation for accuracy and completeness to help the release of ingredients, cookware, product labels and finished products. The role will also include floor walk through for GMP inspections as well as spot line audits to ensure adherence to in-house quality management system and guidelines.

SHIFT: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

Key Responsibilities:
Raw material and cookware receipt and release
Maintaining up to date specifications, and raw material standard samples
QC lab testing: gluten, dairy allergen and environmental swabbing for salmonella
QC sampling activities: dairy allergen and environmental swabbing for salmonella in Production rooms
Conduct Production floor walk throughs
Review batch tickets and release if approved
Assist in NCMR quarantining and root cause investigations
Conduct spot audits of various areas of Production, Warehouse and the Distribution Center
Reliance document review and updating RM, FP specifications and AQL’s
Complete hard copy record filing, sorting and discards
Be an engaged and effective member of Epicure's Quality Assurance team
Learning and follow safe work procedures and report any potential work related hazards to JHSC (Joint Health & Safety Committee)
Education & Experience

High School / College Diploma or equivalent in scientific or technical discipline
Previous experience with QA sampling and testing
Familiarity with a formal Quality Management System (ISO, FSSC, BRC, SQF)
Attention to detail, along with strong analytical and decision making skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task with competing priorities and deadlines