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Operator - Packaging

Job ID OPERA10523 Location Cobourg, ON Date posted 06/23/2020

Cobourg -

Production Operator/General Labour

Job Description

As part of Post Consumer Brands, our Cobourg plant is dedicated to providing better food today and a better world tomorrow. We seek to make every day cereals healthier, easier, more affordable and tastier, and to serve more communities responsibly.

At our facility we currently employ 166 employees and are celebrating our 40th anniversary of being in Cobourg this year. There has never been a more exciting time to come and join us!

We are currently undergoing a significant investment in new engineering to support our ambition to be the best in the business! The Cobourg site will see these engineering improvements increase our capacity and enable us to deliver new products faster and better than ever before. Due to the huge increase of production volume we have expanded to a 24/7 shift pattern.

Our facility is currently searching for:Production Operators/General Labourers

We are looking for the next generation of Skilled Operators. We are now recruiting for Part-time General Labourers who will join the business with a view to progressing to Skilled Operators.

We offer a good starting wage (with scope to progress), plus pension and full benefits as you progress within the business.

If you have previous manufacturing//food production experience and the desire to advance your career, we want to hear from you!

To do this role you will need to:

  • Deliver a range of General Labour tasks to assist in the production of the best quality, best tasting cereal
  • Maintain and continually improve product quality and food safety to meet and exceed set standards
  • Maintain high standards of GMP and assist continuous improvement activities in your area of work
  • Possess the ability to diagnose faults to aid resolutions quickly and effectively
  • Understand machine SRCs (Standard Running Conditions)
  • Ensure Health & Safety compliance on shift and to actively support and improve the quality of reporting of Unsafe conditions and Near misses
  • Ensure Quality compliance on shift and make recommendations for improvements via data based analysis
  • Understand operational SOPs, GMP requirements and Asset care functions
  • Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives to improve Safety, Quality and cost
  • Take ownership of the equipment and develop a thorough and detailed understanding of how the equipment runs and the line(s) operate
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the Dept KPIs and contribute fully and effectively to assist the achievement of all KPIs (Safety, Quality, Cost etc.)

Key skills & experience you need:

  • Good levels of Maths and English to be able to follow technical specifications
  • Results orientated with strong attention to detail and focus upon maintaining accurate and up to date records
  • Ability to work under own initiative in a high-speed environment
  • Ability to diagnose faults and use CI techniques to resolve issues
  • Previous experience of running and operating high-speed equipment
  • Be enthusiastic and conscientious
  • Understand or be willing to learn the principles and application of Food Safety
  • Have a proactive approach to Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Be happy to work 12 hours and rotating shift pattern.
  • Be comfortable wearing personal protective equipment and working in a factory environment,
  • Ensure Quality and hygiene standards are adhered to.

In return, we offer:

  • Great career progression
  • Range of in-house training opportunities
  • Wages rates ranging between $15.25 - $25.96 per hour
  • Pension and full benefit eligibility as you progress

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Post Foods Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate individuals with disabilities through the recruitment and selection process based on the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please advise us of any needs when your interview is booked.

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