Quality Assurance Technician

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Quality Assurance Technician | Full-Time

Amhil North America is part of the Wentworth Technologies group of companies that provide smart, safe and sustainable packaging solutions for the consumer, industrial and foodservice industries in North America and Europe.

Under the Wentworth Technologies Umbrella, Amhil North America is a privately held Thermoforming Plastics Packaging company focused on delivering Best Value to our customers and partners.

Over the past twenty years, Amhil North America has expanded its product offering to include drinking cups, portion cups and food packaging and now includes products that are 100% recyclable, produced with recycled content and available as carbon neutral.


Overview

The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician is an essential part of our production team and process, to ensure that our products are produced to meet customer requirements. The QA Technician monitors the Production and Packing processes to identify and highlight any observed variances from standard, through systematic spot audits.

Shift:

  • 12 hour, Overnight (7pm to 7am)
  • Flexibility for 12hr or 8hr shift schedule depending on the business needs.

Safety First

  • Conduct all work in a safe manner — think “Safety First”!
  • Wear the prescribed PPE when performing all jobs.
  • Be aware of hazards associated with each task, report to the Supervisor any potential hazard, unsafe practices or working conditions.

Details

Conduct regular Quality auditing of all production lines and work cross-functionally to ensure all stakeholders are informed and aware.

  • Product inspection and testing.
  • Work closely with the QA Coordinator, Plant Management and Shift Supervisors to ensure that leadership are aware of potential quality and food safety issues.
  • Work closely with technical/Engineering support to ensure a complete understanding of product specifications for new products and/or materials.
  • Work with Sales to ensure customer requirements are met (labeling, pack sizes, special quality requirements, etc.).
  • Maintain detailed and accurate documentation (i.e. verification & filing of records, label preparations).
  • Understand and share Quality and Food Safety system (SQF, HACCP) sanitation practices and requirements.
  • Provide additional support for changeovers, maintaining the sample room and helping monitor first production runs or new products as required.
  • The role is subject to the Collective Agreement between Amhil and Workers United Canada Council (WUCC).

 

What we’re looking for

  • A Great Attitude!
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to understand English written and verbal instructions.
  • Able to lift 35-40 lbs on a regular basis and stand for periods of time.
  • Ability to fill out labels, reports, and checklists.
  • Must be willing to work in areas of heat & humidity, noise and dust.
  • Must be willing to wear all required PPE protective equipment.
  • Computer proficiency: PC, iPad, MS Office, Minitab, (DataMyte an asset).
  • Must be able to clearly distinguish colours.
  • Must be able to work 8 or 12 hour shifts (primarily nights).
  • Flexible to work different work schedules as required as work assignments will change and opportunity to complete work may require a shift change.
  • Familiar with Amhil products (an asset)

 

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. <>

Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.

Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.