The Food Centre is an innovative and team oriented organization. We are strategicially positioned to deliver services to advance Saskatchewan's food industry and provide companies with a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
We are an industry leader in the food industry. To work at the Food Centre, you must be willing to work in an evironment that is challenging, team oriented, and results oriented. We seek individuals with a diverse background and skills in the food industry.
The Food Centre offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits package to qualified candidates.
The Food Centre currently has the following job openings.
Food Product Development Specialist - (Location 2335 Schuyler Street)
Permanent full-time position. The Food Centre is seeking an individual with experience in food industry in chef training or related training, or has worked in the agri-food related industry for a minimum of 2 years. If you are a self-motivated individual with problem solving skills, a desire to learn and create new products, this is the right job for you. The successful candidate will be part of our team of professionals assisting in the development of a variety of new food products and processes for the food industry.
The individual should possess strong organizational and communication skills and have an aptitude for problem-solving and report writing. This position requires working directly with computers, analytical and food processing equipment, preparation of project proposals, reports and data collection.
University Bachelor’s Degree 1-2 years
Project and Personnel Management Skills: Manage research projects, prepare and/or evaluate technical proposals, technical writing and article authoring.
Essential Skills: Continuous learning, computer use, locating/researching information, job task planning and organizing, critical thinking, decision making, problem solving.
Sector Experience: agriculture, food processing , food industry
Food Laboratory Technician - (Location 2335 Schuyler Street)
Permanent full-time position. The Food Centre has an immediate opening for a Food Laboratory Technician at their location on Schuyler Street. The position will support the Food Centre and their clients in conducting analytical and food quality laboratory testing. It involves day to day operation of laboratory equipment and a wide variety of food processing equipment. The ideal candidate will have experience working in laboratories, keeping good records and enjoys delivering quality results to clients. This candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of different projects, give input and expected to provide excellent customer service.
Recent graduates of a Food Science program or applicants with a Sask. Polytechnic or equivalent Laboratory Analysis Certificate and/or previous food industry/food manufacturing experience will all be eligible. The applicant should be self-motivated with a desire to learn. Attention to detail, problem-solving skills critical thinking, good organizational skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications are assets to this position. The ideal candidate will have a professional attitude and capacity to communicate well in a fast-paced environment.
Production Assistant - (Location 2335 Schuyler Street)
We are seeking a Production Assistant to work in a multi-faceted food production facility. The primary job will be to supervise start up and the manufacturing of multiple products in extrusion. You will be required to supervise employees to ensure security, safety, food specs, quality assurance of products, sanitation, HACCP and CFIA regulations are followed. You will also be responsible to ensure labor and cost controls as per company specifications.
This job position requires the following qualities:
- Experienced leader in Food Safety, HACCP and GMP
- Mastering work flow that involves specialized state of the art equipment
- Managing and improving productivity
- Excellent communication skills
- Mechanical aptitude and manufacturing knowledge
- A high sense of integrity and the ability to act with urgency
- Prepare management reports (ex. attendance, HACCP and labor) as required.
- Manage daily manpower planning including assignment of responsibilities and duties.
- A willingness to adapt to changing processes and products
- Support a team environment
This is a full time job with opportunities for advancement and diverse operations in processing of new food products.