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Summer Student - Quality Control Inspector

The term for summer student employment will be approximately May until end of August/early September. Summer wage is $18.00 per hour. Applicants must be able to work rotating shifts (see bottom of posting).

Reporting to the Quality Supervisor, the Quality Control Inspector is responsible for performing and documenting quality inspections and tests and reporting quality issues to the Production and Quality Supervisors.  This position works closely with production to effectively communicate (oral and written) problems to maximize quality and minimize the effects of poor quality.  Specifically:

  • Inspection and testing of production samples based on established inspection plans and procedures
  • Report non-conforming product to production operators and Quality and Production supervisors (oral and written).  Change inventory status of non-conforming material to prevent its unintended use.
  • Inspect products from raw material, customer returns and hold material if required
  • Perform additional testing such as air monitoring, temperature and humidity monitoring, ozone testing, etc., and report issues to Production and Quality supervisors.
  • Inspect Trial products based on R&D requirements
  • Perform and document calibration and verification of inspection and test equipment based on established schedule and standard operating procedures
  • Receive direction from Production Supervisors and report to this position as required during off shifts
  • Perform duties and responsibilities in compliance with established safety procedures and policies
  • Develop and revise standard operating procedures and forms as directed by Quality Supervisor
  • Training of other Quality Control Inspectors as required
  • Assist Quality Technicians as directed by Quality Supervisor
  • Complete, process and file inspection and testing reports
  • Promote teamwork, cooperation, and effective communication within the department and Company
  • Perform duties and responsibilities in a manner compliant with ISO 9001 and SQF standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education in either a Biochemical or Quality Control course.
  • One to two years’ experience in a laboratory manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of personal computers, preferably in a Windows environment.
  • Accurate report writing and good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS.
  • Familiar with hand micrometer, gas chromatograph, microscope, scale, layer gauge, and tensile testers.
    Post-secondary education in either a Biochemical or Quality Control course.
  • Familiar with calibration program, process auditing, SPC techniques
  • Willing to work rotating shifts (see bottom of posting)
  • Able to work within tight deadlines and work under minimal supervision.
  • Possess analytical ability and demonstrated judgment and decisiveness.
  • Other combinations of education, experience, knowledge, and skills will be considered.

Must be available to work day shifts 7am-3pm, night shifts 11pm-7am, afternoon shifts 3pm-11am, and some weekends. Shifts rotate every week.

Qualified individuals are invited to apply at by April 14, 2023.

Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations by April 14, 2023 to:

100 Saulteaux Crescent, Winnipeg MB, R3J 3T3, Email:, Fax: (204) 831-2294

Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening may be required based on facility location.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.