Careers @ PPO

We're looking for talented people
to join our growing team!

At PPO, we love what we do and we’re proud of our work.

PPO is dedicated to improving the safety, quality, and efficiency of food production. PPO’s Smart Imaging System incorporates our world-class expertise in spectroscopy and data analysis. 

We provide a friendly and respectful work environment that offers our team new and interesting opportunities. We develop solutions that will have a positive impact on people all over the world.

Be part of the global solution to reducing food waste and improving food safety & quality!

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PPO Employee Advantages

  • Close Team

    Our culture is based on openness and trust and this is reflected in everything we do. Our team is supportive of each other.

  • Collaborative

    We have built a team that is positive, strong and collaborative. We challenge each other ensuring we meet our personal and professional goals.

  • Yin Yang

    Work-life Balance
    We believe in working hard but also ensure our team has time for activities and responsibilities outside of PPO.

  • Career Growth

    On-going Learning
    We provide an environment where learning is built into our culture. We support our team to continually expand their knowledge and education.

  • Social Events

    Social Events
    We enjoy providing social activities every quarter, and sometimes more! We host regular games night for employees and their families.

  • health Benefits

    Health Benefits
    We offer very competitive benefits that includes health, dental and other coverages.

  • Birthday Cake

    Birthday Celebrations
    We celebrate birthdays! Everyone enjoys some cake, a break and it’s fun to celebrate our special day with the entire team.

Life At PPO

At Communitech’s TechJam event, one of our Product Development Specialists had the opportunity to share a little bit about what it’s like to work at PPO. We think you’ll like what Ping had to say.

Our Team

Meet some members of our team, and hear why they love working at PPO.


    Hardware Engineer

    “P&P Optica has given me an opportunity to develop and practice my engineering design skills. The variety and depth of the challenges make for an interesting and rewarding place to work. I am looking forward to obtaining my P.Eng licence this summer.”


    Sierra Sierra
    Office Manager

    “P&P Optica is an incredible place to work. We work together to solve difficult problems and encourage each other to do their best. Personally, I am appreciative of the outstanding support I have received as I work towards my Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.”


    DAC David
    Software Engineer

    “I love that I am able to work in a variety of modern software subfields and apply my skills to solving system-level problems. This is challenging and rewarding. I even spend time analyzing tonnes of experimental data to find solutions for our customers.”


    Patrick Patrick
    Production Manager

    “P&P Optica’s tagline – “What’s In Your Food?” resonates with me. It is a question my family and I often ask when making lifestyle decisions. To be part of an organization that helps answer this question and reduce food waste is both interesting and motivating. “

We’re hiring!

How It Works

The PPO Smart Imaging System is a fully enclosed, food-safe system that is comprised of 4 main components:

A graphic that outlines the 4 main components of PPO's Smart Imaging System.