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Job Details

Packaging Machine Operator - Food Processing

Employer

GFR Ingredients Inc.

Date Posted

September 19, 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 Oct 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

GFR Ingredients Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Food processing plant

Tasks

  • Operate machinery to process and bag, box or otherwise package food products
  • Perform corrective machine adjustments
  • Record production information
  • Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas
  • Inform supervisor of mechanical malfunctions or product irregularities
  • Make adjustments to process variables
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data
  • Set up and adjust processing and packaging machines
  • Check products for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards
  • Operate machines that blend, flavour, condition, dry, flatten, strip or cut raw tobacco leaves

Type of operation

  • Mixing
  • Blending
  • Packaging

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Multi-functional process control machinery
  • Single function machine

Type of industry experience

Food

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Screening questions

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

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

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

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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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