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Job Details

Packaging Machine Operator - Food Processing

Employer

GFR Ingredients Inc.

Date Posted

June 07, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Barrhead, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $21.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 07, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

GFR Ingredients Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Single function machine
  • Multi-functional process control machinery

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Additional Skills

  • Perform corrective machine adjustments
  • Inform supervisor of mechanical malfunctions or product irregularities
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas
  • Record production information

Work Setting

Food processing plant

Type of Operation

  • Packaging
  • Mixing
  • Blending

Type of Industry Experience

Food

Specific Skills

  • Set up and adjust processing and packaging machines
  • Operate machines that blend, flavour, condition, dry, flatten, strip or cut raw tobacco leaves
  • Operate machinery to process and bag, box or otherwise package food products
  • Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions
  • Make adjustments to process variables
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data
  • Check products for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards

Work Site Environment

  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)
  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Packaging Machine Operator - Food Processing is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Machine Operators, Food and Beverage Processing
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating processing and packaging machines and equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to make sure products conform to company standards; and in recording production data such as quantities, weights, sizes, dates and types of packaged products

innovative

Interest in setting up and adjusting processing and packaging machines

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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