Job Title:

Quality Assurance Tech


K+S Windsor Salt


Belle Plaine, SK

  • Accountable for:
    • Assisting in facility level quality system implementation and continuous improvement
    • Root cause analysis, investigation, and documentation of product/process deviations and nonconformance issues
  • Accountable and responsible for:
    • Assisting in implementing corporate-driven quality initiatives, projects, and investigations
    • Coordinating mock product and material recalls and withdrawals


  • Responsible for assisting in:
    • Food safety and food security regulatory compliance
    • Quality related instruction, inspection, testing, and approval of maintenance and repair work
    • Corrective and preventative action follow-up
    • The review of COA’s and COC templates
    • The generation, review, and revision of SOP’s, Work Instructions, and forms
  • Implements laboratory testing procedures in compliance with Government Standards
  • Assists in the development and design of computer programs for the storing of lab data.
  • Must ensure principles of HACCP are followed throughout the plant and by all employees
  • Responsible for:
    • Providing daily support to department and facility associate quality related inquiries
    • Assisting and reviewing plant inspection and testing records
    • Industrial and consumer complaint investigation and response
    • Assisting with Quality program training
    • Maintaining safety, quality, and legality of all product and ensuring employees do likewise
    • Back-up support to QA Coordinator
    • The generation, distribution, tracking and organization of nonconforming material rejection reports
    • Ordering general quality department supplies and equipment
    • Coordination of the destruction of records per retention protocol
    • The weekly review of pest control documentation and for taking corrective actions to address noted deficiencies
    • Assisting in new material/supplier qualifications
  • Monitors plant effluents in accordance of Ministry of Environment regulations. Assists in the completion of written reports of findings and when necessary, accompanies other Government regulatory agencies during their inspections of the plant and provides necessary follow up reporting.

The Quality Technician will perform the duties of the Quality Coordinator when on vacation or absent.


Posted 2018-02-26

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