Job Description and Requirements
Respect, teamwork, performance and innovation are strong values held by the Corporation and its commitment to all stakeholders is to pursue its business and philanthropic activities in a responsible manner.
Our flexible packaging division has a plant in Richmond who is seeking a Full Time Quality Technician to join their fast-paced team environment!
TC Transcontinental Packaging, the Packaging Sector of TC Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), positions itself as leader in flexible packaging in North America, and also has operations in Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, United Kingdom, New Zealand and China. This sector has over 4,000 employees,
the majority of which are based in the United States. Its platform is comprised of one premedia studio and 28 production plants specializing in extrusion, lamination, printing and converting.
TC Transcontinental Packaging offers a variety of flexible plastic and paper products, including rollstock, bags and pouches, shrink films and bags, and advanced coatings. This sector services a variety of markets, including dairy, coffee, meat and poultry, pet food, agriculture, beverage, confectionery, industrial, consumer products and supermarkets.
About this opportunity
Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality technician is responsible for auditing the manufacturing process and the quality system to ensure that the product being produced is compliant with quality and food safety standards. The quality technician will be a prominent representant of the quality department on the floor. This is a highly detail-oriented role, requiring excellent time management, organization, responsibility, and ability to handle multiple priorities.
What you will do
Inspect product quality in raw material, intermediate and finished products to reduce customer complaints and improve customer satisfaction.
Ensure that food safety requirements are met on the operation.
Investigate and document internal/external nonconforming material.
Maintain the nonconforming material databases for tracking internal and external nonconformities.
Coordinate testing of raw materials, intermediate product and finished product to ensure that the standards are met.
Test and assess trials and products in the lab.
Organize and maintain QA files such as SOPs, COAs from suppliers, quality audits, testing results etc.
Investigate and collect relevant information regarding internal and external nonconformities.
Perform appropriate inspection methods and test procedures to verify conformance to product specifications.
Identify and report quality problems and/or trends based on data from various sources.
Maintain lab inventory and supplies and clean and organize lab and work area.
Investigate and document internal and external nonconforming material reports such as IQI/RMA, hold area report, rejected raw material, CAR, quality alerts, and internal audit reports.
Interact with employees to provide information in response to inquiries about lab supplies and nonconforming material.
Lead internal development of Standard Operating Procedures for new processes and revisions in the production floor and the lab.
Collect and organize the retain samples from all the processes.
Maintain the retain sample database.
Work effectively with all departments to meet and exceed internal and external expectations.
Ensure that testing equipment is clean, maintained and, calibrated.
Document all inspections and test results in accordance with the company standards, GMP, and food safety standards.
Create and maintain the internal and external folders with all relevant information.
Establish and maintain a culture of open communication, collaboration, teamwork, continuous improvement, and compliance to TC values and code of conduct.
Support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment following workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards.
What you have to offer
Minimum 2 years of experience in manufacturing/quality environment, preferably Flexible packaging.
Technical diploma or equivalent work experience in quality assurance / quality control or production.
Quality assurance and documentation experience is considered an asset.
Intermediate computer skills (MS Office programs specifically: Outlook, Word & Excel)
Basic math skills.
Bonafide physical requirements to carry out the duties of the role include; standing, walking, lifting
and carrying up to 40lbs.
Takes accountability and ownership of the responsibilities of the role.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
Works well in a team environment but is also a self-motivator who can work independently.
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
Ability to use logic and objective evidence when solving problems.
Able to investigate and collect data and information.
Good communication skills with the ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively work with all levels of the organization.
What we have to offer
Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivated work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career.
Development opportunities where your input makes a difference. Competitive compensation package including pension and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and your family needs. Safety Boot Allowance, all PPE provided.
Learn more about us
TC Transcontinental Packaging