Sausage Pepperoni and Cheese Tray


The quality of our products, commitment to food safety and attention to employee welfare depend in large part on the care and skills of the dedicated staff of Heidelberg Foods Ltd., many of whom have watched us grow from a small butcher shop into one of Canada's most sophisticated processing facilities.

We provide a competitive wage and benefits package as well as opportunities for self-improvement through our tuition reimbursement program.

Heidelberg Foods Ltd. has an opening for a Quality Assurance Technician as well as an opening in its Raw Production Area - Day Shift at its St. Jacobs location. (See below for details.)



  • Understand and adhere to all Heidelberg Foods Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).
  • Understand Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) / British Retail Consortium (BRC) requirements for food safety.
  • Understand FSEP (Food Safety Enhancement Programs), HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points), Pre-requisite Programs and Food Safety Policies.
  • Responsible for the implementation and control of HACCP Programs & FSEP records.
  • Help to develop and maintain a positive Food Safety Culture.
  • Implement and monitor Food Safety & Quality measurements. (Micro swabbing, water sampling, environmental testing etc;)
  • Train employees in Food Safety & Quality Policy.
  • On a daily basis, work with the CFIA Inspectors to ensure program & policy compliance.
  • Conduct inspections of the facility and its procedures and communicates the results, take corrective actions.
  • Reviews production, quality & food safety records.
  • Monitors and strictly complies with all Critical Control Points. (CCPs).
  • Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of SOPs, SSOPs and all other relevant process and legislation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Time and priority management
  • Communication (Both written & Verbal skills)
  • Food Safety Leadership
  • Employee relations
  • Mentorship and training
  • Technical ability: Science degree preferred (Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology)
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to comply with policies, procedures and legislation

Experience Required:

  • The successful candidate should have at least one years experience working in quality assurance with a CFIA registered meat processing facility
  • Science degree - preferably in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,446.00 /year

Please submit your resume to indicating your experience and interests.


Role Overview:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for inspecting equipment prior to use on the shift and ensuring that all parts are inspected prior to being assembled. Any issues identified must be raised immediately to the department Supervisor.
  • Ensure all set up is properly completed.
  • Must be able to work effectively with department equipment.
  • Must be able to efficiently and effectively execute change over between products
  • Must be able to accurately record production data as this is critical to the role.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the department Supervisor.

Position is hourly: 40 - 44 hours per week at an hourly rate of $18.64 to $20.71 (depending upon experience) plus benefits.

Production environment temperature is 4 degrees Celsius or lower. Need to dress appropriately. Freezer jackets are supplied.


  • Understand and adhere to all relevant and appropriate requirements of the Heidelberg Foods Ltd. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), HACPP, FSEP, Safety Policy and all relevant legislation.
  • Complete all required production, GFSI and HACCP documentation.


  • Compliance with all appropriate policies, procedures and legislation
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective team player / must be willing to cross-train
  • Technical skill
  • Must be able to maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Experience in formulating and running a bowl chopper is an asset
  • Experience with a Handtmann stuffer is an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.64 to $20.71 per hour (depending upon experience) PLUS Benefits

Please submit your resume to indicating your experience and interests.

Sausage Pepperoni and Cheese Tray