Food Processing Line Operator

Canadian Executive Search Group

CES is a full cycle recruitment agency

Canadian Executive Search in partnership with a world class processing and distributor of quality meat products, who uses high tech processing equipment including Air Chill technology in its processing plants, serving a wide range of customers, both domestically and internationally is growing and hiring Food Processing Line Operators on contract to hire through our recruitment firm.

JOB SUMMARY

The Line Operators work under the direct supervision of a Production Supervisor, in the production unit operate multi-function process control machinery or single-function machines to process battered and breaded and frozen food products. They provide leadership, training and co-ordinate the activities of workers on the top of the production lines who provide manual processing activities manufacturing raw food products. They are responsible for troubleshooting minor machine problems and breakdowns such as broken wires, advising supervisors and maintenance of machine issues, for maintaining a constant flow of ingredients such as pre-dust, batter and breading into the machines by manually filling them, and maintaining a smooth-running line, in a fast-paced, refrigerated atmosphere between 4-10 degrees.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Operate multi-function process control machinery through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems to process food products

·         Observe gauges, verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variables under the guidance of a production supervisor

·         Maintain shift log of production and other data

·         Set-up and adjust processing machines and conveyors preparatory to operation and tears down machines at end of production day

·         Operate single-function machines to blend, freeze, par fry, or otherwise process food products

·         Check products for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards and customer specifications and perform corrective machine adjustments as necessary

·         Provide work instructions, health & safety instruction and leadership to production workers and assist in production when required

·         Cleans and sanitizes work areas to maintain excellent housekeeping in their area

·         Coaches/mentors employees and trains new employees on performance of their jobs on the line

·         Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced, team oriented, cold environment

·         Able to lift up to 50 lbs. over the shoulder on a repetitive basis and or push, pull heavy objects frequently

QUALIFICATIONS

·         1-year manufacturing/food processing machine operator work experience and on-the-job training will be provided

·         Must have leadership experience or abilities

·         Able to perform basic mathematical calculations competently

·         Highly mechanically inclined with a basic understanding of machines, hydraulics, pneumatics and electricity

·         A positive attitude with an eagerness to learn and advance within the organization

·         Job requirements required to be physically fit for repetitive lifting and bending

·         Comprehensive written and verbal English communication, following policies and procedures

STRAIGHT SHIFTS

·         Day Shift – Mon to Fri 6 7am to 3pm

·         Afternoon Shift – Mon to Fri 3pm to 11pm

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