Job Posting

Production Associate

Salary: $15.85/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 10

NOC Group: Other Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities (9619)
NOC Job Title: Labourer - Packaging
Expires in 51 days
Expires: 2021-06-30
Last Updated: 2021-04-20

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Job Number: 668467




Job Location(s)

200 -12751 VULCAN WAY
Richmond, British Columbia
V6V 3C8, Canada

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Production Associate plays a key role in achieving Company objectives by safely carrying out packaging, line inspecting, and other production related duties. A Production Associate is required to assist the Lead Hand and Assistant Lead Hand with the set up and changeover of the packaging machines. A Production Associate is responsible for following a schedule and ensuring products and packaging meet Company standards while minimizing waste. The Production Associate reports directly to the Production Supervisor. 

The working hours are from 2:15PM-10:45PM 

Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with set up and changeover of packaging machines and inputting information into equipment
  • Following a schedule and ensuring products are packaged within allotted time
  • Retrieving raw materials from  area or online  and  adding product and packaging to machine
  • Assembling, packing, and box printer and loading onto a pallet; transferring full pallet to warehouse using a pallet jack
  • Ensuring quality of products and packaging meet Company standards by sending packaged food through a metal detector, confirming weight, performing line checks,  and communicating with other departments and informing them of deficiencies
  • Minimizing waste and maintaining a clean working environment
  • Adhering to the Company’s safety policies and procedures, as well as those set out by WorkSafeBC, and abiding by food sanitation standards 
  • Working in other production areas as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  •  Experience in packaging and/or a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Power Pallet Jack certification is an asset
  • Ability to multitask in a fast pace environment while maintaining a dedication to quality and safety
  • Following direction while working with a team and maintaining a positive and respectful workplace
  • Abiding by Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem solving
  • Proficient in math

 Working Conditions: 

  • Must be available for day, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Hearing protection and steel toe shoes required
  • Cold environment
  • Standing and walking for long period of time (approximately 8 hours a day)
  • Frequently bending, stooping, crouching, and twisting while transferring product
  • Operating mobile equipment
  • Maneuvering  heavy objects, including lifting (floor to waist, waist to shoulders, and overhead) and carrying up to 25kg (approximately one to two hours a day) and using a pallet jack to push and pull pallets of up to 400kg (up to 9 times a day)
  • Exposure to some job related hazards, including but not limited to: hot oil, moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery, forklifts, slippery floors, climbing ladders and stairs, and heavy objects

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following:

  • Health: Company paid Health & Dental Benefits, Accident and Disability insurance, Health Spending account and Wellness Spending Account
  • Wealth: Great compensation, Wealth Accumulation Program
  • Growth: Onsite training, individual development plans for employees
  • Balance: Paid-time off, Confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Best Doctors referral service

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