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FSQR Technician

Ingersoll, Canada

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Overview

Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced production plants in the world. We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations. Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note, specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is always our number one priority, and no matter your experience level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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Key Traits

What makes a successful General Production Professional at Cargill?
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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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Benefits

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What I like about Cargill's safety procedures is that they're really easy to follow and they've become a really big part of our culture here.”

Rachel G., QA Food Safety Support

I've worked at several different plants, and I feel Cargill listens and cares for everyone's safety. I feel like safety is there main focus with employees. They've provided me with ESL classes to take, and great discounts with gym memberships which gives me energy helps me focus day in and day out. I just love it here!”

Elisabeth C.

Cargill has change my life a lot! I feel like people really care about their employees. They have been very supportive with my life changes and have even given me an opportunity to move up. I'm now a safety lead at my table.”

Catherine V.

Here at Cargill, people treat me good, and I treat them good. Since I've been working here, I've been able to grow spiritually, and mentally. I've been able to gain confidence in wanting to move up in my position. Since I've been working here at Cargill, I've gotten married, and thankful that I can support me and my beautiful wife.”

Marvin S.

FSQR Technician

Job ID ING00026 Date posted 05/03/2021

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive — a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. 

 

At Cargill we have a Culture of Safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day.

 

Cargill Protein Cargill's North America protein business produces fresh, frozen and cooked beef, turkey, pork, chicken and egg protein offerings, sauces, soups, case ready products, pet treats and by-products for our retail, foodservice and food ingredient customers. 

 

Cargill Protein is a large and reputable food company with operations around the world. Cargill Protein Ingersoll operates a further processing plant in Ingersoll, Ontario. The processing plant employs approximately 60 employees and produces chicken products for the restaurant market.

 

Job Description:

 

These full-time permanent FSQR positions on days, afternoons or nights shifts start at $22.00/hr and include benefits and pension (after 90 calendar days). 

 

FSQR is an important role to play in the daily operations of our facility. An FSQR Technician role is to  ensure that the process by which products are produced meets a prescribed set of standards and specifications as well as safe food handling practices and procedures are implemented at every stage of production.  There are a variety of tasks and responsibilities within this title. The day to day FSQR technician role can include various quality checks, metal detector checks, bag and box code checks and label and ingredient verifications among other integral checks. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring we have safe and quality product that is made to customer specifications and requirements. 

 

The FSQR Technician is accountable for accurate and timely reporting of information regarding food safety practices, quality expectations and regulatory requirements.  This position requires a detail oriented individual with a professional attitude who will help ensure expectations of the food safety management system are met.

 

While performing the duties of FSQR Technician, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, temperature controlled environments. Positions require standing and walking the entire shift, the use of stairs, potential heavy lifting, and repetitive motion. 

 

Principal Accountabilities

 

  • Execute day-to-day activities including, but not limited to, counting, sorting, analyzing & evaluating product; verifying equipment functionality; using tools such as thermometers and scales
  • Perform food safety, quality and regulatory tasks as assigned by the FSQR Supervisor, prepare documents for daily release and support the finished product sampling and sensory program when needed 
  • Conducts routine raw material, in-process and final product assessments within the facility, investigations including detailed reports, FSEP / HACCP program monitoring, data entry and manage communications
  • Ensure that production outcomes fulfill customer or internal specifications and meet quality and safety expectations; 
  • Informing production operators and/or supervisors when production outcomes and quality/safety does not fulfill customer or internal specifications; document deviations and identify corrective actions
  • Ensure that non-conforming product is effectively identified, verify corrective actions taken to return product and process to conformity
  • Food safety management system continuous improvement; perform onsite verifications to evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation; identify root cause and help develop preventive actions
  • Ability to work in a cold environment (0-4 Celsius); 
  • Weight handling from 5lbs up to 35lbs; 
  • Comfortable working with raw meat; Chicken; 
  • Must be able to stand on your feet for 8 or 10 hours and complete physically repetitive labour in a fast paced environment; 
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures; and
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors. 

Required:

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 35lbs and climbing with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment with or without reasonable accommodation
  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division
  • Basic computer and typing skills
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice


Preferred:

  • Experience in food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to identify risk and achieve positive outcomes in the areas of safety, food safety, efficiency and employee relations
  • Able to adapt and learn in a changing work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate well with plant operational stakeholders, FSQR personnel, maintenance and conduct corrective actions / preventative measures for deviations
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; can work and complete projects within specified timelines
  • Professional approach when dealing with management, as well as when handling plant audits, representing Cargill in the community and when dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Must be able to work efficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word


This Full-time position is located in Ingersoll, Ontario; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

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