Scale Operator

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

One of our leading Meat industry clients are searching for a Scale Operator. This role will be starting on contract with the potential to move to permanent after 3 to 6 months. Experience in the Food industry is considered a valuable asset.


  • Operate and manage main production line Weigh Station for cartons of finished goods
  • Accurately weigh and label product cartons using computerized scale & printing system
  • Manage multiple product SKU’s coming to weigh scale, box counts according to exact orders and priority daily shipping schedules
  • Identify incorrectly packed or labelled products, ensuring weights, tares and labelling is 100% correct
  • Operate and calibrate metal detector, printer, strapping machine, box tapers.
  • Handle cartons of product, organize pallets of cartons according to orders, move pallets of product with manual hand-jack (pump truck)
  • Direct helpers who palletize, organize and move boxed products, ensuring proper stacking, segregation and palletization
  • Identify and record necessary production data, food safety and quality checks


  • Minimum 2 years manufacturing production line experience
  • Food plant processing or production experience
  • Good communications skills in English, verbal and written, plus basic math and computer skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, multitasking skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience on production lines
  • Ability to operate (or quickly learn) computer-based scale and metal detector operation
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Working consistently in cold room temperatures (6C)
  • Physical ability to lift cartons regularly up to 15kg and occasionally up to 27kg
  • Set-up and shut down of Weigh Station
  • Familiarity with GMP’s