Welcome To Belmont Meats - Applying For The Quality Assurance Technician Position

Belmont Knows Burgers

Belmont Meats has been a leader in the manufacturing and processing of foodservice and retail Burger products since 1966. Quality and innovation are the cornerstones of our success and we’ve built a strong reputation around market-insight and the guidance we provide our customers. 

Our “made to specification” beef products can be found in North America markets as private label offerings and Belmont branded solutions. We are trusted advisors and premium-burger suppliers to the following operators in foodservice and retail:

  • Quick Serve Restaurant chains
  • Casual and fast-casual dining concepts
  • Retail supermarkets
  • Club/warehouse stores
  • Specialty frozen food stores

Position Objective

The Quality Assurance Technician will be responsible for ensuring that proper procedures for testing products and enforcing plant food safety and quality control programs. They maintain production quality and food safety records and provides analytical reports to monitor quality performance. The Technician makes recommendations concerning production processes and quality standards.  

What we offer:

At Belmont Meats, 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
  • Training and recertification as required to ensure employee success

 

Summary

  • Reporting to the Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance or their designate, the QA Technician monitors and inspects Belmont Meat Products Limited food products, raw materials, equipment, production and storage facilities to ensure compliance with the plant’s regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Key Accountabilities
  • Understand QA documents such as HACCP Plan, Pre-requisite Programs, SOPs and complete corresponding records to ensure that records are completed accurately, and procedures are followed. These include the CFIA and GFSI (SQF/BRC)
  • Accountable for ingredient and packaging meeting specification prior to production
  • Responsible for food safety within the facility
  • Perform QA checks like Pre-operational checks, GMP monitoring and conformity of finished products through the manufacturing process
  • Conduct environmental swabbing, collecting samples for microbiological testing, air & water sampling to ensure compliance. Maintain & verify records and investigate out of spec results
  • Understand, operate and verify equipment – metal detectors, scales, thermometers, etc. in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Participate in internal audits. Conduct quality and sensory audits on finished products. Provide timely feedback to the Director FS/QA and Plant Management on food safety and quality issues, providing any root cause issues and recommend corrective actions and where applicable preventive measures
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Will be required to do overtime on weekends at times

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in food science, microbiology or related discipline
  • 1 to 3 years QA experience in food manufacturing is a must – meat experience is preferred
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks and follow-up
  • Ability to identify potential issues and resolve problems
  • High degree of emotional maturity and integrity
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge on Microsoft office (word, excel)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive Salary

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