Machine Operator x2

  • Post Date: February 27, 2022
  • Apply Before: February 27, 2099
Job Description

One of our clients is seeking 2 qualified and experienced Machine Operators to join their team (1) for a day shift, and (1) for an afternoon shift.


· This key role is responsible for set-up, operation, adjustment and minor maintenance of several different packaging and processing machines, ensuring consistent quality and efficient output of this equipment.

· Main duties are to ensure overall safe and proper operation of various machinery and production lines, maintaining all food safety and quality processes, adjusting the machines to optimum settings, obtaining minimal downtime, fewest rejects with efficient output and product switch-overs.

· Responsibilities include acting as Group Leader for the production area as required.


Specific Responsibilities: 

· Adjust machine speeds, settings according to standards set by the Company and Manufacturer

· Monitor and record downtime events on each line relating to machine problems

· Liaise with Management and Maintenance regarding functioning of all machines

· Assist in switch overs and machine film, labels and line supplies replenishment

· Conduct basic pre-operational equipment checks and sequential line shut-downs when needed

· Occasionally assist maintenance personnel in preventative maintenance and minor repairs

· Monitor cleanliness of the machines. Help with cleaning of the machines, when needed.


Candidates MUST Have: 

· Minimum 3 years in similar role in light-industrial manufacturing

· Excellent attendance and reliability

· Willingness to work overtime regularly as needed, including some Saturdays

· Solid technical aptitude and attention to detail is a MUST

· Minimum Grade 12 education, good English skills spoken and written

· Proven Safety-First attitude

· Basic math and computer skills needed

· Physical strength, ability and fitness to lift & carry up to 27 kgs occasionally


IDEAL Candidate Will Have: 

· Food plant experience. Meat processing a big plus.

· Knowledge of HACCP, CFIA or other Food Safety protocols.

· Post-secondary education and/or relevant training courses

· Technical Certification or Education

· Natural leadership skills, thus potential for enhanced leadership roles

Day and afternoon shifts are Monday to Friday. Some regular overtime including occasional Saturdays.

Salary: $16.83-$18.62 per hour

Reference ID: QSP13425

Expected start date: 2021-04-12
Related keywords: machine operator, manufacturing

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: $16.83-$18.62 per hour