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*Senior QA Technologist - Kitchen Partners Edmonton
Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015

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*Business for Sale
Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Complete business for processing and packaging oil seeds like hemp and flax etc. We have closed the business and have everything for sale. We are asking $ 150,000 and will provide the buyer with a complete list of our former customers. We are open to all reasonable offers. This will allow the buyer entry into the lucrative health food and specialty food markets. We have operated this business for over 10 years so have a number of good contacts. Please contact by email re NNI Sale

*Business For Sale
Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Would you like to run a local health food business but aren’t sure where to start? Gourmet Granola is a locally owned and operated Farmers Market business that has been based out of Edmonton for the last five years, run by the Wigston family. They have been producing a number of healthy cereals that have moved their way from Farmers Markets into local sections of select grocery stores. At this time the Wigstons are moving on to other endeavours and are now looking to put the future of Gourmet Granola in good hands. Are you interested in working part time, making extra income, and running your own business? Gourmet Granola is willing to work with you to make that a possibility. Currently, the Wigstons are selling the business outright but they are also open to selling the business on a rent-to-own basis. If this sounds like an exciting and fun opportunity, you can get in touch with Eric at or Andy at (780)932-4639

*Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager - LEDUC, AB The Crisp Bakery
Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015

Reporting to the CEO, the Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager oversees the Quality Assurance Department. The FSQ Manager has responsibility for total product quality, food safety, regulatory compliance, and for executing all Quality Assurance protocols to ensure Plant Quality objectives are met. The FSQ Manager is also responsible for maintaining the personnel Health & Safety program. Key Accountabilities: The following are essential duties and responsibilities for this position:

•Responsible for ensuring Food Safety and Quality policies and procedures are adhered to including but not limited by regulatory requirements, the SQF Code, CFIA FSEP, Codex HACCP and any customer quality requirements.

•Ensures raw materials and finished product meet specifications and manufacturing standards in accordance with FDA, CFIA, GMP's, HACCP, and all other governmental policies, procedures, and regulations.

•Oversees daily Quality Assurance inspections to ensure all products are meeting compliance.

•Writes, updates, and maintains SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) for the Food Safety & Quality Program.

•Coordinates the Internal Audit process, continuous improvements efforts, shared best practices, and teamwork.

•Leads the implementation and maintenance of Food Safety Fundamentals and the Food Safety (HACCP) Plan.

•Responsible for direct management of the sanitation program.

•Designated SQF Practitioner.

•Oversees development, implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF program.

•Communicates to relevant personnel all information essential to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of the SQF program.

•Responsible to ensure that all SQF documents are safely stored, maintained and accessible.

•Responsible for departmental non-conformances and implementation of corrective action ensuring all corrective actions are documented and outstanding actions closed in timely manner.

•Ensure compliance to all OHSA and environmental regulatory and corporate standards. Investigate and identify root causes of any non-compliance.  

Skills/Qualifications: •Experience in Bakery environment preferred •Proficient in Excel, Word •Ability to analyze and solve problems. Results oriented •Organized and detail oriented, adaptable to change •Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written

Education and Experience: •BS Degree preferred. •Minimum 5 years of direct management experience in Quality within a manufacturing environment •SQF Practitioner certification preferred. •Have completed HACCP training and be experienced in implement and maintain HACCP based Food Safety plans. •Quality Assurance management systems, food safety and security standards, and governmental regulatory relating to the food industry

The Crisp Bakery / 9265422 Canada Inc. 4301—65 Avenue, Suite D Leduc, AB T9E 8T2

Applications have to be sent by email to our CFO Michael Bomersback . phone #: 514.270.9400

*office space and Bay for Rent Edmonton
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2015

I just wanted to pass along that I have a 3700sf bay with 2 small offices. If anyone knows somebody looking for space to rent, it would be very much appreciated if you could pass along as well.

Thanks, and have a great day!

Thankfully, Paul Meyer President Royal Food Products office - (780) 474-2313 cell - (780) 497-1069

*Conveyor for sale
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2015

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