Food Processor/Packaging

Location: Simcoe, Ontario

  • Positions Available: 2
  • Terms of Employment: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 7-330, Overtime and weekends when needed
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

To apply for this position, please email jdoyle@vgmeats.ca.


Job Overview

Reporting to the Operations Manager, a Food Packaging Operator is responsible for working with a team to perform tasks involved in the packaging process of protein products. Occasional Saturdays are required, no Sundays.

Roles and Responsibilities/Duties

  • Work in an organized and safe manner according to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and company policies
  • Work according to VG Meats quality control standards
  • Operate specialized packaging equipment including, Roll-Stock Machine, Vacuum Packer and Barcode Scanning Equipment.
  • Fill client orders to client specifications
  • Load and carry packages weighing up to 55lbs
  • Cleaning and Organization of production areas
  • Quality checking products
  • Meet or Exceed production performance standards
  • Maintain quality standards by performing required monitoring and record keeping
  • Must work cooperatively with other employees to ensure quality and productivity is maintained
  • Other duties as requested by management

Qualifications

  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • OSSD diploma or equivalent
  • Relevant mechanical experience would be an asset
  • Available to work overtime, pre-shift and weekends when required
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Maintain quality and production standards
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy in completion of necessary paperwork and data input
  • Food handling and processing experience would be an asset