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Food Safety Auditor - BC Tree Fruits Cooperative Kelowna, BC Canada

 

 

Looking for an exciting new opportunity to jump start your career? BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is seeking a people and safety oriented, positive individual who is passionate about food safety as a Food Safety Auditor Trainer to join our team!

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (BCTFC) is owned by fruit growers throughout the entire Okanagan Valley, employs approximately 500 employees, and operates multiple facilities. Representing over 500 growers, we market fresh tree fruits including, apples, pears, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, prunes and grapes.

The Food Safety Auditor Trainer participates in planning, auditing, monitoring and reviewing both program requirements and supports various department managers and supervisors in their role to implement and enforcement of Food Safety, and Occupational Health and Safety Policy. The scope of the job includes all BC Tree Fruits Cooperative departments and locations including the Cidery, and all Growers Supply Company Ltd departments and locations.

The successful candidate will have the following key accountabilities:

       Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced.

       Audit the Food Safety Program with site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.

       Outline safe work procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards.

       Audit the OH&S Program with site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.

       Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

       Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation.

       Prepare food safety strategies and develop internal policy.

       Outline standard operating procedures which identify and take into account all relevant food safety risks.

       Ensure standard operating procedures are followed and comply with program requirements.

       Perform periodic, weekly and monthly monitoring of program documentation and records.

The successful candidate will have the following key attributes:

       Solid verbal and written communication skills

       Strong leadership skills

       Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

       Strong patience and ability to deal under pressure where they are able to simultaneously work with multiple departmental managers and demands

       Able to facilitate change and adapt easily to it

       Able to work well with all types of people with different personalities, cultures, and customs

       Minimum 2 years work experience in quality assurance function or food safety management system coordination.

       Occupational health and safety and food safe background

       HACCP accredited is an asset

       Ability to travel to different locations within the Okanagan Valley and occasionally provincial wide

       Possess a valid drivers license and reliable transportation

Please note that salary for this situation ranges from $40,000-$50,000 to start, dependent on experience.
   
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BC Tree Fruits thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Visit www.bctree.com for more information on the cooperative and future employment opportunities.

 

 

 

 

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