Freshcuts - QC Technician

Freshpoint Vancouver - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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QC Technician

Company: Freshcuts

Location: 3500 Viking Way, Richmond, BC, V6V 1N6


The QC Technician will be responsible for pre-loading inspection, report-sending, inspecting incoming raw materials, environmental temp checks and cut-spec checks. In addition, reporting to the FSQA Manager, this individual will also be dealing with raw material COA records keeping and raw material quality complaints from Production associates on the floor. The ideal candidate will have strong decision making skills and have the ability to adapt and learn in a fast paced environment.


Availability: shift work; must be available to work on the weekends and statutory holidays

Role Responsibilities:

  • Enforce QC/QA program through communication with production personnel in the plant
  • Problem solving & trouble shooting of product quality issues
  • Conduct inspections of raw & finished product – product assessments upon receiving; micro-biological testing of samples; collection of product and environmental samples for micro-biological testing
  • Conduct pre-op checks and regular process line testing including metal detector monitoring and verification, and product quality checking on the production floor
  • Monitoring production staff and surroundings for GMP, HACCP and SQF/GFSI compliance
  • Assist in investigations on product quality, foreign matter, and food borne illness complaints
  • Accurate record keeping & completion of QC/QA forms
  • Any other food safety and quality control related job assigned by FSPM Manager

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Sciences, Food Science or Food Tech or equivalent is required
  • Class 5 Driver’s license is required to help with transportation of product test samples
  • Knowledge & experience with HACCP, SOP’s, SSOP’s, GMP’s
  • Knowledge and work experience in GFSI (SQF/BRC) would be considered an asset
  • Experience or knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs)
  • Ability to work and communicate with production staff and department managers
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated and fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and have strong time management skills
  • Physically fit – lifting up to 45 lbs. may be required

Job Type: Full-time


  • Food Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Quality Control: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Richmond, BC (Preferred)