Aquaculture Processing Supervisor

Occupation/trade:

Sector:
Management occupations
Occupation:
Managers in aquaculture
 
Consult the National Occupational Classification for descriptions of these occupations
Number of vacancies of this type:
1

Description

Icy Waters Ltd. is an aquaculture company dedicated to the development, growth, processing, and sale of premium Arctic Charr and “Yukon Gold” Arctic Charr ova. The 25 + year old Canadian company believes that all employees be directly involved in production from “egg to plate”. We are seeking applicants for full time, year around employment as Processing Supervisor. The supervisor will be responsible, under the direction of the General Manger and the VP of Aquaculture, to implement and follow all QA, QC, regulatory and safety processes. The primary role is to ensure the fish are processed and handled to maintain the highest level of quality that is recognized and expected by the customers. Highlighted Responsibilities: • Harvesting fish for daily processing • Organizing the daily and weekly orders • Managing the time to process product • Communicating with customers by phone, email and in person • Operating processing machinery • Careful hand cutting • Quality Control inspections to ensure all company standards are achieved • Sorting and grading fish within appropriate size categories The successful applicant will show a willingness to comply with all regulatory and company procedures, as well as participate in other farm activities as required. The qualities and skills preferred include: • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under time constraints • Physically fit to stand, lift, carry, net, and to do repetitive work in cold, wet environment, both indoors and outdoors. • Ability or aptitude to operate processing equipment • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Self-starter - able to work independently • Attention to detail • Computer experience – Excel, email, data entry • Ability to respond to alarms • Valid Driver’s license A background or experience in processing, quality control, or aquaculture is an asset. IWL will train the right candidate. A criminal record check must be provided before the first day of work and a further security check will be required after hire.

Training:

Training / Diplomas:
Professional formation
This training or diploma is
essential

Linguistic skills:

French Level:
Bilingual
French language is
preferable
English Level:
Bilingual
English language is
essential

Professional experience:

Area of professional experience:
Number of years of professional experience requiried:
min. 1
max. 
This professional experience and its duration are
preferable

Contract

Contract type:
Fixed-term contract
Duration (months):
Temps plein

Salary

These salary informations are confidential

Work benefits and bonuses:

Accommodation provided:
no
Travel expenses to job covered:
no
Moving expenses covered:
no

Additional information (visa info, unusual work hours, etc...) :

START DATE: November 2017 or until filled

Place of work:

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