Job QC Lab Technician (Part-Time) in Brantford

QC Lab Technician (Part-Time)

Job description

Quality Control Lab Technician

Status: Part-time (12pm-4pm; 5 days a week)

Location: Hagersville, Ontario

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the QC Lab Technician is responsible for covering all aspects of the Quality Control operation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare samples, media and buffers used for daily analysis.
  • Perform chemical and microbiological testing of dairy products
  • Generate test results with a high level of accuracy and reliability.
  • Conduct product sampling and environmental/equipment swabbing.
  • Produce reports and computer data entry of various information for the purpose of maintaining accurate records.
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory instruments.
  • Clean and maintain cleanliness within the lab
  • Work closely with production staff in the areas of sanitation, hygiene, GMP’s and related necessary training.
  • Monitor and maintain the Quality, Food Safety and SQF Systems.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Management.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the food industry preferred
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or post-secondary Diploma in Microbiology, Food Science or Chemistry
  • Knowledge of microbiological procedures and aseptic techniques
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s, allergens, and food security.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer abilities using Word & Excel
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Own transportation and ability to work weekends

Working Environment:

General office and lab conditions, with frequent periods spent in manufacturing facility.

Physical Demands:

Infrequent lifting of materials to a maximum of 20 kg. Standing for a continuous length of time. Sitting and walking for a moderate length of time.

Gay Lea Foods is a proud Canadian owned dairy food and beverage company with a robust portfolio that includes 7 established brands such as Gay Lea Butter, Nordica Cottage Cheese, Ivanhoe Cheese, Salerno Cheese and Hewitt’s Dairy. Our wide range of products are sold in Retail, Foodservice, Industrial, Co-pack and Export markets, developed and produced out of our 13 manufacturing facilities in Ontario and Alberta.

Delivering high quality and innovative products - from the consumer favourite Spreadables and North America’s first Smooth™ Cottage Cheese, to Nothing But Cheese™, an innovative snack made with 100% cheese, is what makes us market leaders in our categories. Our grassroots approach to business is what guides our direction and differentiates us from our competitors.

Our employees inspire our culture of excellence and entrepreneurship. We hire innovative and passionate professionals who know that greatness is achieved through people, partnerships, and acting with a business owner mindset.

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Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.

Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 4 per week


  • 4 hour shift
Job QC Lab Technician (Part-Time) in Brantford

Gay Lea Foods