Chefs Plate is hiring a

Food Safety & Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Vancouver, Canada

About Us

Chef’s Plate is redefining the way Canadians eat. We built Chef’s Plate with one simple belief: eat better, live better. Since we began our journey in Toronto a few years ago, we have been blown away by amazing customer response. In order to meet customer demand, we are expanding nationally with a brand new production facility in Vancouver. We are looking for amazing people to join our team and help us build our new facility from the ground up. As we grow – so will our employees. If you are energetic, enjoy a consistently evolving atmosphere, and have a passion for great food, you may be a perfect fit for our growing team.

The Opportunity

The Food Safety & Regulatory Compliance Specialist with the direction from the Director of Operations sets the vision for the plant on a high level, building the team and crafting its culture. You’ll be accountable for the team following all procedures consistently and driving measurable quantitative improvements in performance. Your daily focus will be food safety and regulatory compliance, you’ll be responsible for the proper planning and execution of all regulatory compliance initiatives. You will be responsible for completing the daily food safety plan and holding our Quality Assurance and Receiving Specialists team accountable for their performance.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who has 2+ years of experience working independently to set procedures, uphold standards, and deliver measurable quantitative results in manual production or distribution environment. Our fast paced environment demands passion, multitasking, high attention to detail, the ability to perform with a sense of urgency, and keen problem solving and organization skills.

  • 2+ years of successful managerial leadership experience in a food production environment. We are looking for someone who has experience enforcing GMPs and SOPs
  • Experience managing relationships with regulatory agencies such as the CFIA
  • Expert knowledge of HACCP and food safety
  • Post-secondary training in Food Science, Quality Assurance or a related field
  • Experience owning quality and efficiency KPIs and course correcting when required
  • Superior communication, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and deadline oriented environment
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a timely matter
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications
  • You have open availability including nights and weekends, this is a managerial level position with a large scope of responsibility
  • You don’t settle, you challenge the status quo and push your team and the company forward. You’re excited to grow with Chef’s Plate
  • Flexible work hours
  • Large opportunity for increased responsibility and growth in the company
  • Employee discounts on all Chef’s Plate weekly meals
  • Opportunity to work with a highly engaged team
  • A company culture that promotes out of the box thinking
  • Competitive compensation plan