Hosted by CareersNOW! partner, FoodGrads’ Nicole Gallace speaks to industry professionals about their career journey in Ontario’s food and beverage processing sector.
Watch recordings of past CareersNOW! Student and Jobseeker Career Mentorship Series sessions with leading industry professionals.
BECOMING AN AUDITOR / FOOD SAFETY
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT / R&D
FINANCE & ACCOUNTING
PRODUCTION / OPERATIONS / CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
SANITATION / HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL
Sanitation professionals keep the plant clean and safe. These professionals ensure product is processed on clean machinery, reducing or eliminating the risk of microbe, pest and allergen,
and related issues. Health & Safety professionals are critically important to a successful business preventing workplace accidents or injury. The impact on the environment is also within the scope of a professional in this career focus area.
COMMUNICATIONS / FOOD WRITER
ENGINEERS (PACKAGING, FOOD, MECHANICAL)
A designer and builder—an engineer—is an essential role in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Engineers lead complex jobs of developing food production
processes through innovation, automation, robotics and new technology. From Industrial,
Electrical, Mechanical, Packaging, Food—add the word Engineer—afterwards and you have some of the most in-demand positions in the industry.
SALES & MARKETING
Thank you to the following companies for sharing their in-house experts with CareersNOW! Mentorship series attendees.
“I never lost focus of what I was looking for, so the first thing I would tell anybody is number one, know what you are looking for. I have my background in food science and I’ve worked as QA Specialist and as a Training and Development Specialist. If there’s anything I love, it is to work with people.”
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