Raw Material Receiver

Mars - Guelph, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job Overview

Perform reception operations including quality control analytic operations and physical offloading operations (including departmental sanitation tasks).

Key Responsibilities

Quality tests of all incoming raw materials as specified in reception procedure
Sampling raw materials from bulk trucks, big bags, and totes
Perform various laboratory analysis on raw materials according to control plan
Perform receiving document procedures (delivery documentations) and sign delivery documents including, if necessary, quality / quantity objections
Offloading raw materials from bulk trucks and offloading pallets using forklift
Inform Q&FS Manager of quality deviations according to product standards and production procedures
Accept or decline reception of goods according to reception procedures
Collaborate with raw material supply coordinator on inbound receiving scheduling priority
Offload raw materials from trucks (bulks -liquids, seed, meals…, big bags, bags) (including adding of chemicals like insecticide or antioxidant as required by quality specifications)
Accurately maintain WMS (Warehouse Management System)
Immediately report any stock discrepancies
Day to day use of forklifts to offload and store raw materials in warehouse
Laboratory instrument calibrations, verifications and record keeping
Perform area-related equipment first level maintenance
Perform inventory of raw ingredients in bins, silos and racks (cyclical and period end inventories)
Detect and report raw material quality problems
Advise raw material supply coordinator of late or missing raw material deliveries
Customer service with inbound delivery companies
Prepare samples and documentation for external labs
Preparation of finished products to ensure quality control (micro sampling)
Accurate submission of products to offsite/external laboratory
Any task as delegated by Manager


Perform Housekeeping Checks to ensure compliance to 5S
Perform operational cleaning operations
Change over cleaning
Regular cleaning
Hypo cleaning

Content and Scope

Physically receive Raw Material trucks/product, test it for quality requirements, physically offload product, ensure proper paperwork, complete in receiving systems, and enter into inventory. Escalate if quality issue arises. Complete sanitation requirements. Ensure samples are correctly sent out to external labs for sampling as required.

Job Qualifications

Post-secondary education or equivalent experience (Diploma or Bachelor’s in Science preferred).
Previous experience in food / feed plant. Optimally experienced in an RM receiving laboratory
Experience in quality assurance laboratory
High data entry accuracy and strong attention to detail required (Critical)
Strong computer literacy/ Ability to adapt and learn new systems
Forklift trained and certified an asset
Good communication skills/ Previous demonstrated customer service experience or equivalent experience
Technically inclined
Self-motivated, Team player
Color discrimination, Odor sensitive and texture perception, Depth perception, Safety & Hygiene & Quality conscious

Physical Requirements

Unrestricted range of motion
Comfortable working at heights
Standing on a concrete floor, extensive walking
Frequent climbing of stairs
Lifting (50kg) maximum
Wearing proper personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)
Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting
Must be able to adapt to temperature and tolerate environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust, dirt and chemicals