Location: 85 Blakeney Dr, Truro, NS

Posted: March 30, 2017


Scotsburn Ice Cream Company, a leading manufacturer of ice cream and novelties in Canada, is accepting applications for a casual analyst position available at its production plant located at 85 Blakeney Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia.

There are no minimum guaranteed hours of work. This position covers sick and vacation time for other employees, AND any additional hours required based on production demands. Individuals must be prepared to carry out any required shift work.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Gathering samples from production floor for product testing;
  • Testing samples for compliance;
  • Preparing media for plating samples;
  • Plating samples for incubation and reading them when appropriate;
  • Completing all documentation required for testing product sampling and the verification of results;
  • Ensuring good manufacturing practices and procedures are followed as outlined in our written HACCP plan.

This is a fast-paced environment in a food processing plant.  The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post secondary education, technology or sciences preferred, or enrollment in a science related discipline;
  • Ability to consistently follow precise procedures, possess excellent hand eye co-ordination, be a self-starter;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work well with others;
  • A strong commitment to occupational health and safety standards and procedures;
  • Previous lab or food science experience will be considered an asset.

Some additional duties may be required based on production demands.

Anyone interested in this position should apply by April 13, 2017 in writing quoting “Casual Analyst” to:

Director of Quality Assurance

Scotsburn Ice Cream Company

85 Blakeney Drive

Truro, N.S.  B2N 6W9

                                    Or fax: 902-893-1136

Or e-mail:

Scotsburn Ice Cream Company is committed to Employment Equity.