Quality Control Technician

Vitalus Nutrition Inc.

Position Overview

The primary role of the Quality Control Technician position is to complete Quality Control (QC) activities and testing required for the manufacture of food products for Vitalus Nutrition. The QC Technician is a member of the Quality Department and provides support to other roles within the department as required.

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  • Quality Control and Laboratory Operations
  • Data Entry and Analysis 
  • Internal Support and Service 

To be considered for this position you must meet the following requirements:

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Ability)

  • Knowledge of a range of Regulatory Requirements, Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Good knowledge of quality control statistics and documentation, as well as adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains an awareness of new and emerging methods in quality control and laboratory testing equipment
  • Time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks within a fast-paced environment.
  • Evaluate problems, make rational recommendations, and implement solutions.
  • Deal with changes, delays, or unexpected events in a calm and timely manner.
  • Communication
    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, listening, and presentation skills.
    • Finds ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs and focuses on improving quality, business/scientific processes, products and systems.
    • Identifies patterns and cause and effect relationships, and knows what information is missing.  Generates recommendations, ideas and solutions.
    • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work, more detailed instructions on new assignments.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent, with a concentration in Chemistry/Microbiology and two years of experience; or
  • Associate Degree in Science with an emphasis in analytical instrument testing, preferably, and three years? experience in a laboratory; or
  • Experience with analytical and microbiological procedures related to foods preferred.
  • Capability to work in a team environment with varied departments and diverse personalities.
  • Highly detail oriented with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Interest in quality control related to food products, testing, and implementation of new approaches in analysis.  

Company Information

We are building a new plant and expanding our current operations. As a result, Vitalus Nutrition (www.vitalus.com), a leading international supplier of customized dairy ingredients, is recruiting for a Quality Control Technician position within our Quality area. This permanent, full-time position offers a competitive salary, recognizes your past experience, adds KPI bonus upon meeting set goals, adds a full benefit package at 3 months, and matches your RRSP contribution up to 4% of base pay after one year.  

We pride ourselves on creating a healthy, respectful, and safe work environment where managers and co-workers care about who you are and support you in learning this new role. As a company, our turnover is low to industry, and our employee engagement is higher. This relates to our core values of CARE, INTEGRITY and EXPERTISE.


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Job Type: Full Time,

Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia (BC)

Job Category: Accounting/Auditing
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Post Date: 2017/06/02

Closing Date: 2017/09/17

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