HACCP/GFSI – BRC Specialist

Location: Belleville, Ontario

This position is designed to facilitate Vantage’s continuous growth in delivering value-added protein products through customized processing solutions. Working together the right way in a high performance culture is how we deliver outstanding results for our customers and drive success in our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of HACCP system
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a GFSI quality system; in particular, the BRC standards
  • Responsible for setting and monitoring standards, including the production, shipping, receiving, and packaging areas
  • Act as the main conduit of information between the plant, external auditors, or government regulators
  • Create forms as required to ensure well-documented compliance with all standards
  • Responsible for accurate and comprehensive records that may be routinely audited
  • Responsible for communication of standards to members of the management and supervisory team
  • Responsible for monitoring of yearly objectives and working on achieving them
  • Responsible for training of employees to ensure compliance with all programs
  • Update current FSEP program requirements and perform yearly re-assessment
  • Update current HACCP programs, verifications, and re-assessment
  • Perform record checks and onsite verifications
  • Create BRC documentation, training, and culture
  • Train employees on FSEP/HACCP procedures and company policies
  • Train employees on GMP’s
  • Collaborate with CFIA Inspectors, Operations, and Quality Assurance when resolving food safety issues
  • Assist in third party audits with QA Manager
  • Assist in the creation of QA policies and procedures
  • Assist with handling customer complaints
  • Assist in testing and other special projects
  • Maintain document control program and annual policies/procedures review
  • Provide back-up to the Quality Assurance Technicians as needed

Your Skills and Competencies

  • Able to work in a highly detailed environment
  • Able to clearly establish priorities and follow through on them
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience in FSEP, HACCP, and BRC programs is required
  • Is a skilled user of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be open and flexible to change
  • Must take initiative and provide ongoing follow-up to ensure compliance with all standards
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and/or independently as projects require
  • Ability to make quick, logical decisions based on risk assessment


Vantage offers:

  • A market competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package
  • A well-resourced path to future career growth and a stated preference to promote from within where feasible
  • Tangible rewards for demonstrated results

Purposely Shape Your Future

Join a core values driven company where employee engagement is an integral part of our culture.

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