Welcome To Burnac Produce - Applying For The Specialist, Quality Control Position

The Future of Produce

With roots in the produce industry dating back over 80 years, Burnac Produce Ltd. provides fruits and vegetables to large corporations, mid-sized companies, and small independent business owners. We have grown to a multi-million-dollar organization, operating two state-of-the-art facilities.  Our experience, technology, and passionate workforce have allowed us to become one of the most progressive and successful companies in the industry in Canada. Rich in its history and diversity, Burnac Produce is true to its values.

7 day availability including weekends and nights.

Position Objective

Reporting to the QC Manager, the QC Specialist will accurately complete physical product inspections to ensure that quality standards and business operating standards are met and aligned with legislation, Global Food Safety Initiatives (GFSI) and customer specifications.

Successful candidates will have a desire to learn, hold themselves accountable and communicate effectively while taking the initiative to make sound decisions. Those with a strong customer focus and business knowledge of the produce industry are invited to apply.

What we offer:

At Burnac Produce, our employees are the essence of our business. We are committed to fostering those relationships with honesty, integrity and by providing:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Career growth with a focus on fostering internal talent
  • Financial support for continuing education relating to your position
  • Training and recertification as required to ensure employee success

What you will do in a typical day:

  • Ensure strong attention to detail while completing inspections. Missed details or gaps in following process could result in shrink and company losses.
  • Ensure up to date knowledge on customer specifications and quality standards for assigned customer inspection reports.
  • Strong knowledge of produce including organic fruits and vegetables.
  • Sample fruits and vegetables to check temperature and pressure of product.
  • Take pictures of product and packaging labels to upload to the software to build reports.
  • Request CFIA inspection and collect the samples as needed and send out result to Category Manager.
  • Ensure all product handling follows all quality control parameters, regulatory, HACCP and BRC food safety requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety rules and regulations.
  • Monitor quality of product in storage on a daily basis.
  • Identify quality or temperature problems in shipments.
  • Provide timely and clear communication on all inspections
  • Advise buyers of deteriorating quality in storage in a timely fashion
  • Maintain constant communication and working relations hips with warehouse employees

What you will need to succeed at Burnac:
At minimum, you will need:

  • Knowledge of BRC requirements, HACCP, GMP and Food Safety Regulations
  • 1 to 3 years minimum experience in the fresh produce business or food and beverage
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience working within food inspection position, completing physical inspections
  • Strong background in produce
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Lift 22kg floor to waist, waist to shoulder and above shoulder
  • Ability to work in a cold environment
  • Ability to pull, bend, twist and climb each shift
  • Ability to walk and stand each shift

We’re ready when you are.

Burnac Produce is a dynamic, fast-paced organization of passionate people focussed on results and collaboration. Our people set us apart and we are committed to their wellbeing and development. Our core values dictate the way we function and are the keys to our success. We are a strong, hard-working team but don’t forget to have some fun along the way.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, or other protected status. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to resume@burnacproduce.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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