Quality Assurance Technician

Parrish and Heimbecker

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Update day: 12-02-2024

Location: Hamilton Ontario

Category: Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery


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Quality Assurance Technician
Parrish & Heimbecker Join our team that shares your Passion & Heart for Canadian agriculture! Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) has an opportunity for a motivated, forward-thinking, and dedicated individual as a Quality Assurance (QA) Technician for our Milling division based in Hamilton, ON. P&H Milling P&H is the largest Canadian-owned milling company. The P&H Milling Group sources wheat from Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada to produce quality flour and cereal products. The lineup includes hard red spring wheat flour for breads and other bakery products, soft winter wheat flour for cakes and cookies, as well as semolina flour for pasta, organic flour, and atta flour for chappati. In our specialty milling operation in Saskatoon, we also mill pea fractions.

From its mills in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Acton, Hanover, Hamilton, and Cambridge, Ontario; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Lethbridge, Alberta, the P&H Milling Group supplies flour to customers throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Iceland, and Pacific Rim countries. Benefits Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd has a people-first approach therefore, we offer many perks to our hard-working staff! Some of our benefits include:
  • Learning and Development Programs
  • Dental, Vision, and Extended Health Care
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Matching
  • Wellness Program
  • Company Events
Day to Day
  • Issue certificates of analysis for customer shipments.
  • Perform standard testing such as moisture, ash, protein, farinograph, vomitoxin, and other tests.
  • Communication to appropriate departments when product results are out of specification.
  • Assist in the investigations of customer complaints or internal issues which may require further testing.
  • Preparation of solutions for laboratory testing.
  • Ensuring that the lab testing schedule is followed and that samples are sent to external laboratories in a timely manner.
  • Assist with sending required documentation to customers when requested or submitting documentation into customer portals.
  • Evaluation of products placed on hold including additional testing, sifting, and other requirements.
  • Assist the QA Manager with the writing of CAR reports from customers or to suppliers.
  • Participate in research and development activities and maintain pertinent documentation.
  • Coordinate activities with production and office staff in completing analysis and documents.
  • Maintain documents and records in accordance with P&H policies and procedures.
  • Overtime hours may be required.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree or diploma in food science or equivalent post-secondary schooling, or applicable laboratory experience
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory instruments and physical and chemical testing and analysis
  • Working experience with quality assurance and food safety management systems (ISO, BRCGS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Work and grow with a family-owned company. Join our team with Purpose & History! P&H’s roots go back over 110 years. We have always been a Canadian, family-owned and managed agri-business that understands the qualities and conditions needed for meaningful growth. Our corporate culture values are family values; honesty and integrity with a focus on listening and continuous learning. Like family, we support our staff to always do better.

With over 70 locations spanning from coast to coast, and trade links around the globe, P&H is growth-oriented, diversified and vertically integrated with operations spanning across grain merchandising, flour milling, crop input distribution and animal feed production.
To apply and learn more visit us at www.pandhcareers.com
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

P&H is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society. As a result, Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. P&H welcomes and encourages applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request for both internal and external candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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Deadline: 28-03-2024

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