Position Title: HACCP Specialist Company: Maple Leaf Foods Department: Food Safety & Quality Assurance Date Posted: 2020-07-27 12:05:40
Location: Winnipeg - MB Reference No.: 13627241 Emp. Type: Full Time
A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.
Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Our Leadership Values
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
Do what’s right
Deliver winning results
Build collaborative teams
Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
HACCP Specialist– Winnipeg
As a member of the facility's FSQA team, the HAACP Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, ongoing review, and continuous improvement of the documented quality assurance and food safety programs such as; Food Safety Enhancement Program (FSEP), Prerequisite Programs, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans, and Standard Operating Food Safety Procedures.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
Responsible for HACCP maintenance, ongoing HACCP reassessment, monitoring and verification.
Identify any Food Safety and HACCP-related Work Requests generating from Interior Premises Audits, Sanitation Monitoring, Pre-op inspections, 3rd Party audits, or any Food Safety failures.
Assist and accompany CFIA inspectors during performance of their CVS tasks and Risk Based sampling.
Update SOPs and forms from HACCP reassessments, program changes, etc. as necessary
Conduct monthly audits to verify compliance with FSEP pre-requisites bullets and HACCP.
Assemble and lead annual HACCP reassessment team.
Conduct pre-requisite program reassessment and audit.
Prepare and support various Audits including BRC recertification, internal audits, etc..
Perform record verification & CCP operator competence verification.
Perform allergen verification and label review.
Conduct any process Lethality testing.
Conduct CCP and prerequisite training.
Provide back-up support to FSQA Technicians, Coordinators and/or Supervisor.
Provide back-up to FSQA Manager for Product Development Process (PDP) FS risk assessment.
Participate in projects and meetings as required.
To perform other duties as assigned.
What we have to offer you:
Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
Employee Assistance Program
What you will bring:
University degree or college diploma preferably in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or a related discipline.
3 to 5 years food related experience in areas of GMP and HACCP principles and programs.
Must have in-depth HACCP experience including; program development, implementation of programs and auditing of the program.
Proven leadership skills with ability to effectively communicate to all levels of internal and external organizations.
Detail oriented with strong organizational and presentation skills.
Superior systems skills (including MS Office).
Demonstrated alignment to the Maple Leaf Leadership Values.
Please note this is a Tuesday - Saturday schedule working between 7:00am - 4:00pm
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible