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Food Safety & Quality

  • Learn about food safety culture, audits and public perception. Prerecorded talk by Dr. Douglas Powell Professor, Food Safety from Kansas State University at the AFPA Food Safety Conference in March 2013 (video)
  • Health Canada's Guidance on Safe Cooking and Handling Labelling for Raw Ground Meat and Raw Ground Poultry
  • Growing Forward Programs/Funding The Growing Forward 2 Food Safety Systems Processor program is open. The purpose of the program is to help food processors invest in new food safety systems or improve existing systems by investing in non-capital items such as food safety program development and implementation, in-house staff training, food safety training or courses, food safety audits, and validation studies. Capital items to support best practices in food safety may include facility modifications, processing equipment with hygienic design, foreign material detection equipment, good manufacturing practices tools such as utensils and bins approved for food use, sanitation equipment. Food safety testing equipment includes water activity meter, pH meter, thermometers, ATP testing equipment and swabs, in house micro-testing equipment, incubator for micro-testing, data loggers, allergen testing equipment, food safety ingredient scale (i.e. nitrites, culture) and its calibration weights. For program details and application form, please visit the Growing Forward 2 website
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*Butcher (retail or wholesale) (NOC 6251) (2011 NOC code 6331)
Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016

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*Quality Management Program Administrator Tofino, BC
Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016

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*Vice President, Operations Donaldfs Fine Foods, Langley BC
Posted on Friday, June 10, 2016

With a series of corporate leadership changes, Donaldfs Fine Foods is poised for significant future growth and expansion. In order to fully realize this opportunity, the company is seeking to reorganize its current management structure to strengthen and professionalize its senior management ranks with the appointment of a Vice President, Operations.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Operations leads all production, processing, logistics, inventory, distribution and maintenance. The Vice President ensures the operational functions are running at the highest level of efficiency through the implementation of best practices and lean methodologies and through strong, effective and highly visible leadership.

The ideal candidate is a senior manufacturing professional who has led plant operations in a multisite unionized, medium] to large]sized unionized food or related company. He or she ideally will have had exposure to the meat or perishable food processing sector and bring an understanding of federally regulated and certified environments. The new Vice President, Operations will be a compelling leader who can drive the introduction of best practices in lean manufacturing, plant operations, staff and resource development and process optimization in order to prepare the business for future growth.

Located in Langley, B.C., this is an inspired opportunity to join a nimble and growing manufacturing business and play an integral role in positioning the company for further success.

To explore this opportunity, please contact Kayne Yen, Brian MacDonald, Lisa Kershaw or Patrick Reynolds in our Vancouver office at 604-685-0261, or submit your resume and related information to Please indicate the position title and the name of the company you are applying to in the subject line of your e-mail.

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*Taber, AB - Millwright - Rogers
Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2016 Closes July 2, 2016

*MacKay’s Ice Cream - Plant Production Supervisor
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2016

Now accepting applications for an energetic and positive person to plan, organize and control production at MacKay’s Ice Cream to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to our high standard.

Please visit our web site for full job description:

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*Food and Safety Supervisor – Oliviers Candies (Calgary)
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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*Crust Craft Edmonton Seeking P/T HR Recruiter
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Crust Craft is looking for a Part Time Human Resource Recruiter (not an agency) that could help with employee recruitment and orientation. This is a part time/casual style position that is ideal for someone that has flexibility with their full time schedule. Not looking for a HR Manager level and it would be not full time.

Dave Nicolson V P Operations E:

13211 – 146 St. Edmonton, AB T5L 4S8

*Sofina Foods Edmonton seeking Quality Assurance Manager
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Sofina Foods is seeking Quality Assurance Managers for our plants in Edmonton (North and South), AB. Reporting to the Director of Quality Assurance and Food Safety, the QA Manager is responsible for the implementation of, and compliance to all Sofina, governmental and customer quality assurance, regulatory and food safety programs.

Using your many years of experience, you will lead by example so as to properly nurture your team and foster a positive environment that produces consistent successful results. If you have a thirst for knowledge, are open to learning new things, and can take initiative, then we want to speak with you. If this sounds like you, start building your career with Sofina Foods today! At Sofina Foods, you will enjoy working not only for one of Canada's leading manufacturers of primary and value-added protein products, but you'll also be part of a supportive, family-oriented team who take pride in their work. The majority of our employees have been withSofina for many years and have contributed to building a supportive, close-knit atmosphere for all staff. In return for your hard work and commitment, you will also receive: •A competitive salary and benefit package; •Training; •Opportunities for growth. If you share our commitment to integrity, respect and accountability, this is the role for you! Sofina Foods is committed to growth and wants you to join our team - Apply Today at

*Bay for Rent in Edmonton
Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016

3700 Sf Bay For Rent in Edmonton, Alberta at 12541-89 Street 3000 Sf of Warehouse 700 Sf of Office 14’ High Ceilings Loading Dock for Body jobs or Pup Trailers 1 Phase & 3 Phase Power Easy access off of Yellowhead Trail & 89 Street Available Immediately Rent $3600.00/month includes gas (based on general heating consumption)

We can also offer the space as ambient cross docking services as well.

Paul Meyer President Royal Food Products 12525-89 Street Edm.,AB. T5B 3X2 office - (780) 474-2313 cell - (780) 497-1069

*Head Butcher (retail and wholesale) (NOC 6251) (2011 NOC 6331)
Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016

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*Honey Bunny in Guy, AB is seeking Plant Manger and QA
Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016

A)Plant Manager duties include:

Background in Honey would be an asset but not a requisite Must be able to plan/schedule production dates Have a background in food safety and HACCP Mechanically Inclined Can implement systems ( 3rd party audit criteria) Team Leader that can work alongside current staff Must be willing to relocate in the Peace River/ Smoky River region

B) QA individual:

Must have experience/background in Food Can help create and implement a HACCP/Organic Plan Establish a coding/lot #ing system for the Organic beehives Work closely with Plant manager ( 3rd party audit criteria) Maintain all records and SOP manuals Must be willing to relocate to the Peace River/Smoky River region

Salaries/wages are negotiable depending on experience

Interested parties send resumes to:

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