Quality Assurance Technician

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #162
Friday, August 20, 2021

Who We Are

Fresh Prep is Vancouver’s homegrown meal kit delivery service. We help people throughout B.C. make world-class dinners with fresh, pre-cut and pre-portioned ingredients along with an extended menu of over 100 add-ons from local suppliers delivered weekly to your door.

From sourcing quality local goods, to delivering in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, we believe it’s possible to make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the community we live in.

In the past few years, we have collected first place awards for The Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates (2019 and 2020) in addition to winning the 23rd and 24th Annual Best of Vancouver award for Best Meal Kit Service as voted by readers (2018 and 2019). Fresh Prep also placed on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine STARTUP LIST 2020 as a high-growth Canadian startup.

Who You Are

  • Positive Attitude.You approach work in a cheery and optimistic way.

  • Reliable & Dependable. You like to see a job well done and will ensure that things are done the “right” way. You show up for all scheduled shifts on time and ready to work.

  • Collaborative Team Player.You are motivated by collaborative team task achievement and driving a results-oriented culture.

  • Strong communicator. Your verbal and written communication skills allow you to get results across easily and quickly, in a friendly and professional manner.

  • Adaptable.You thrive in a changing environment and are able to pivot direction easily.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Approve incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting a visual and measurement test, and rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.

  • Approve in-process production by confirming required specifications, conducting visual and measurement tests, and communicating the required adjustments to the production supervisor or QA Manager.

  • Conduct required tests weekly including Quality Checks to work in progress as well as finished product to ensure compliance with specifications.

  • Be competent to implement and maintain HACCP based food safety plans and documents and to train production employees on procedures.

  • Ensure sanitation standards are met, overseeing cleanup procedures for compliance

  • Proactively look for ways to improve and in all areas of production and provide assistance in any areas of the facility.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking to hire a QA technician to ensure our company and processes remain compliant with industry regulations. You will report directly to the QA manager and perform manual and automated tests on company products and ingredients, calibrate test equipment, and ensure employees are following safety regulations.


To ensure success as a QA technician, you should:


  • Have 1+ years of experience in a similar position and have sound knowledge of testing procedures.

  • Understand the importance of details. You don’t sweat the small stuff and thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

  • You are team-oriented. You understand the importance of a positive attitude, you are always seeking personal and professional growth and you are always there to lend a hand.

  • You have a good eye for detail, and advanced problem-solving skills. Ultimately, a QA technician should be able to accurately identify production irregularities and maintain a safe working environment.

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Available to work weekends and holidays.

What You Can Expect

  • An inclusive, fun workplace filled with fantastic colleagues. We’re a certified B-Corporation and our team is passionate about making a positive difference (and also about food!)

  • Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, vision and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week and sample meals from our test kitchen at our HQ!

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

Fresh Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibit discrimination of any kind. We value diversity at our company and at all job levels our goal is to be diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities we operate in. We endeavour to recruit, develop and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company. We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada