Taking Pleasure in What We Do

Job Opportunities

Taking Pleasure in What We Do

Job Opportunities


Be Part of the Family

You share the same values as ASTA? You would like to find stable employment in a major commercial sector? Just like ASTA, you wish to feed families around the world?

Here are our job opportunities:

Aliments Asta Inc. is a renowned company in the pork processing industry in Québec. Since 1982, we operate a factory in Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska (Rivière-du-Loup). Today, Aliments Asta Inc. employs over 500 people and exports to around 40 countries around the world.   We are currently looking for a MSIP Coordinator:


The MSIP Coordinator will among other tasks, have the following responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Quality Service Director, to develop and implement the program as well as to keep it up to date according to established standards.
  • Set up all the tools, calendars, reports, training plans, audits and correlations necessary for the program.
  • Manage, train and provide support to the Quality controllers assigned to the inspection.
  • Ensure a significant presence in the plan for the proper functioning of the program.
  • Follow up on inspection points.
  • Identify pathologies and explain them when required.
  • Work closely with veterinarians and inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
  • Perform internal audits.
  • Participate in the various tasks of the Quality Service Department.
  • Participate in various quality control and staff training.
  • Make various replacements for vacations and other leaves within the department.


Required profile

  • To hold a college diploma in Process Technology and Food Quality, in animal health, in dietetics or other combination of relevant experience and training.
  • Training will be given internally and externally.
  • To have 2 to 5 years of experience in the field of food processing (an asset).
  • To have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Possess qualities in writing texts (excellent written French and functional English).
  • Knowledge of HACCP standards, SQF certification and animal welfare (NAMI) an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Paperless document management program, an asset.
  • Demonstrate a highly developed sense of planning and organization.
  • To have good analytical skills.
  • To be able to communicate well in both orally and in writing.
  • To be autonomous and of a calm nature.


Salaries et conditions

  • To discuss
  • Full time job
  • Beginning of employment : as soon as possible

(Internal training supplied by the Director of Quality Service and external training)


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Aliments Asta Inc. has been established in St-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, in the Bas St-Laurent region, since 1982 and is constantly growing. A leader in product quality in the pork processing industry, it exports to more than 50 countries and can count on a team of 500 employees.


Laborer for slaughter department


Tasks and responsibilities

To perform various production tasks related to the pork slaughter department:


  • Reception of the animals
  • Apply the methods of humane treatment of animals
  • Perform various tasks for the preparation of pigs for processing


Job requirements

  • Good manual skills
  • Availability and punctuality
  • Enjoy working in a team


No training or experience required.

A competent work colleague gives all job training.



  • 17.50$ upon entry
  • Progressive salary range up to 22.50$/hour
  • Full time between 40 et 45 hours
  • Daytime schedule, Monday to Friday
  • Full collective insurance
  • Dental care and telemedicine paid by the employer
  • Collective RRSP with employer participation
  • Work equipment provided
  • Continuous training service by the company
  • Possibility of carpooling
  • Full cafeteria service


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Perform a variety of production tasks associated with slaughtering and/or pork processing. For example: slaughter and evisceration, preparation of carcasses, cutting, meat cut preparation, packaging, weighing, box handling.


  • Good manual skills
  • Availability and punctuality
  • Enjoyment of working in a team

No training or experience required.
A competent colleague gives all task training.

Work schedule

  • Full-time fixed schedule
  • From Monday to Friday, daytime

Work conditions

  • Progressive salary scale
  • Group insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employer-sponsored RRSP
  • Work equipment provided by the employer
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Continuous training programs

Our employees can also take advantage of ridesharing with colleagues, of a close-by affiliated day care and in-house cafeteria services.

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