FSQA Coordinator

Brampton, ON, Canada, Full Time

Amir Quality Meats is a wholesale meat production company located in Brampton Ontario with an immediate opening for a Food Safety Quality Assurance Coordinator. We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven, outside of the box thinker to help grow our business. This role requires someone with strong attention to detail, dependable multitasking skills who can work quickly under pressure and in a demanding and fast-paced environment. All the duties are performed in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP standards and standards of health and safety in the workplace.· Manage Amir HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) program which includes maintaining, implementation and verification of procedures, documents, validations, processes and perform reassessment to ensure compliance to standards & regulations· Monitors and analyzes and interprets data related to Food Safety, GMP, HACCP and other Quality Assurance Program requirements to ensure they are consistently achieved.· Lead Quality Technicians and be part of the Technician Team when needed.· Analyze large amounts of data and making recommendations to FSQA leadership based on findings.· Responsible for reviewing escalated proposed corrective actions and providing additional guidance and support.· Ensure that the Company’s objectives for food safety, quality and regulatory compliance meet or exceed Regulatory/ Standard requirements· Key programs under the FSQA Coordinator role are: Hold and Release, Deviation Management, Customer Relations, Performance Monitoring, and Export.· Support the execution of the customer and consumer complaints programs including weekly reporting on performance, leading plant investigations, and drafting responses.· Track, trend, and communicate the performance of the plant deviation status including closure rates and quality of responses entered into the system.· Consolidate weekly food safety and quality results and prepare summaries to present to Senior Management.

Coordinate and ensure proper execution of documentation verification program including identification and closure of non-conformances.· Participate in annual HACCP review and reassessment with cross functional team and update the program accordingly.· Participate in prerequisite monitoring and reassessment inspections as per Amir specific requirement including validations.· Participate in annual validations of critical processes including allergen validation and sanitation effectiveness.· Designate site gatekeeper for the laboratory information management system (LIMS) including swab site updates, populating enumeration results, generating reports, and planning swabbing surveys for TPC, ATP, Listeria spp., etc.· Track and trend quality related deviations and complete process capability analysis of data in our Quality Management System (QMS). Coordinate FSQA document management (SOP’s, training material, policies, etc).· Support and/or deliver FSQA training. Development of training material and conduct training on food safety and quality requirements for management and associates· Accountable for preparation and participation in all internal/third party/CFIA audits· Designate for ordering FSQA supplies and accessories.· Assist with construction activities and planning of environmental monitoring.· Support and/or coordinate equipment calibrations (MDs, thermometers, data tracers, etc.).· Participate in meetings and projects as an FSQA representative as required.· Provide back-up support and coverage for FSQA Technicians as required.· Perform other duties as assigned.What You’ll Bring:· University degree or college advanced diploma preferably in Food Safety ,Microbiology, Food Science or a related discipline.· 2 to 5 years of experience as a FSQA coordinator or in a technical role at a food manufacturing facility.· Strong understanding of Pre-requisite Programs, HACCP, CCP’s and GMPs related to the food industry. · HACCP Certification required· Strong time management skills with an ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities· Flexible working hours that may include different shifts· Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision High attention to detail· The ability to work cooperatively in a team environment· Willingness to learn and teach others, be self-directed and motivated· Strong interpersonal skills Strong oral and written communication skills· Strong leadership and communication skills· Excellent organization and planning skills Intermediate to exceptional MS Office skills· Ability to work with a variety of people and to be assertive as required Work as part of a functional team and be an exceptional fit with our Leadership Value



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