QA Coordinator


About this job

  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Branch: Biotechnology
  • Area of Expertise: Regulatory
  • Location: Alberta

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Friday, 14 October 2022

About this role: QA Coordinator


We are currently hiring a QA coordinator for our client, global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. The company is known globally for providing Quality, innovation, and sustainability in areas including research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture.

Reporting to the Regional QA Manager, the QA Coordinator will support the implementation of quality policies and processes in line with the company’s and local quality certification programs. The successful candidate will work closely with various departments and will be required to provide assistance to senior quality members and plant staff. The successful candidate is expected to conduct all matters in a manner consistent with the company’s Corporate Values of Innovation, Caring, Capable, and Collaboration. This will be a full-time position, onsite at the St. Marys facilities.


  • Support the Regional QA Manager with the implementation and maintenance of the company’s quality assurance and HACCP programs.
  • Maintain existing HACCP (FeedAssure) program through comprehensive document management processes and related checks as the role of HACCP Coordinator
  • Assist in Maintaining the Ractopamine Free for Pork program.
  • Implement and maintain Nutrace-related programs and activities as prescribed by the Regional Quality Assurance
  • Manager and/or the North American Business Unit Quality Assurance Manager
  • Participate in regional incident and complaint management processes - including leading identification, and implementation of corrective actions and preventative actions tactics
  • Conduct monthly premise inspections and track resulting non-conformances
  • Oversee the calibration and validation of production equipment defined in the HACCP program (Mixer CV, Meter Verifications, and Clean Out verification)
  • This responsibility includes documenting regional procedures in line with the programs and executing the training requirement and audits with the operations team
  • Investigate process and manufacturing errors to complete CAPA reports
  • Organize Mock Recalls (annually) and administrate recalls (as needed)
  • Communicate with all departments to investigate and problem solves issues to assist with the Continuous Improvement standard



  • Post-secondary education in an area of related study
  • 3+ years’ experience in the agriculture industry; feed industry; food industry; or manufacturing setting
  • Familiarity with the tools, concepts, and methodologies of quality management
  • Current HACCP program certificate training preferred
  • Understanding of HACCP; Standard Operating Procedures; and Quality Processes
  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and be results-oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, Organized, Strong facilitation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills
  • Computer proficiency with entire MS Office suite – proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Creative problem-solving ability, and forward-thinking abilities
  • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs, climb ladders, and lift 55 lbs


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Brunel Canada - Calgary

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