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Technician - Feed Extrusion Plant - Canada

Friday, June 4, 2021

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is seeking an experienced feed extrusion plant technician in Souris, PE, Canada. 


  • Operate and maintain hammer mill, mixer, extruder, dryer, vacuum coater, cooler, augers, belt conveyors, bagging system and other related equipment of the pilot-scale extrusion plant.
  • Calibrate feed processing and aquatic laboratory equipment, and ensure all records related to these procedures are up to date as required.
  • Exercise Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Comply with the Canadian Feed Regulations, Good Practices for the Feed Industry, and strict quality assurance program.
  • Record raw data promptly and accurately following Good Documentation Practices.
  • Develop and maintain safe laboratory practices.
  • Comply to applicable Study Plans and SOPs.
  • Clean and sanitize the pilot-scale extrusion plant and environment.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and bi-annual checks in the feed processing plant. 


  • College diploma or equivalent experience.  Candidates with experience in feed processing will be given priority.
  • Experience with food/feed processing equipment and farm equipment is an asset.
  • This position requires skills relative to autonomy, attention to detail, teamwork, the ability to follow instructions and production schedules, and ability to act quickly when a problem arises.

For more information and to apply, visit Apply by June 11, 2021.


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