QA Technician (Sliced)

Full Time
Calgary, AB
Posted Today
Job description

QA Technician


Star Produce Ltd. (The Star Group)

Calgary, AB

Hours/Shifts: 40 hours per week, 5 days per week on a shiftwork basis with 2 days off per week (may not be consecutive days)

Must be available to work all 3 shifts:

5am-1:30pm, 9am-5:30pm,1:30pm-10:00pm OT may be required

Sliced FC is a Fresh Cut Processor with two state of the art facilities located in Western Canada. We provide a wide assortment of fruit and vegetable products utilizing produce sourced from certified growers around the world! We are continually growing our selection of food service and retail items, and we specialize in designing custom programs to fit our customers' needs. By being flexible, innovative, and having the ability to deliver within hours to surrounding areas, the Sliced FC team is able to provide long lasting fresh-cut produce.

**City Transit is not available. Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work**


To contribute to food safety and quality of products with focus on monitoring, testing, and inspection of materials, products, and equipment to ensure customer and regulatory requirements are consistently met.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs pre-operational inspection in accordance with food safety requirements
  • Performs CCP verifications, incoming material inspections, and in-process product inspections and finished product quality inspections
  • Ensures timely and accurate documentation and records keeping is performed
  • Performs in-house calibration of inspection and monitoring equipment, such as thermometers, scales, etc.
  • Assists with verification and validation activities including new product launch to ensure conformance to customers and compliance to regulatory requirements
  • Conducts shelf-life studies of in-house retention samples
  • Participates in the SQF and CFIA inspections
  • Provides timely feedback to Management on any quality and food safety issues
  • Assists the SQF Practitioner in conducting employee training

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a food manufacturing environment is considered an asset

Key Attributes and Skills

  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, listening)
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Must be a high-performing team player and be willing to work in a dynamic, growing, fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to learn in-house software programs
  • Attention to detail and a quick learner

Working Conditions

  • Hours may be irregular and in excess of 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week.
  • Work outside ordinary office hours (including weekends and holidays) may be required.
  • Weekend and evening shifts may be required.
  • Working in a temperature of 0-4 degrees Celsius

About the Star Group

We love fresh produce! The Star Group operates in every facet of the produce industry, growing fruits and vegetables in our Canadian greenhouses, partnering with growers across Canada and importing the best and freshest from around the world. Our brands are Just Picked, Big Taste and Inspired Greens, and we believe our products are raising the bar for Canadian produce. If you embody our values of Passion, Persistence and Teamwork and would like to be part of the future of food in Canada, we would love to meet you!

We invite you to visit our website to obtain more information about our companies, divisions, brands and products –

Why Us?

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Positive and fun work environment
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Training and mentoring in foods safety standards
  • Be part of an exciting industry!

How To Apply

Please submit your resume in PDF file format in confidence. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • 8 hour shift

Application question(s):

  • Briefly describe any previous formal food safety training you have.
  • Do you currently reside in Calgary?
  • Are you available to work weekends and shifts (5am-1:30pm, 9am-5:30pm, 1:30pm-10:00pm) on rotation?
  • The facility runs at 0-4C. Are you comfortable with working in the cold?
  • Please state your salary expectations.


  • Food Handling Facility in QA Role: 1 year (preferred)
  • Food industry: 1 year (preferred)

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