Machine Operator in Kitchener ON

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TreeHouse Foods
Machine Operator
Job ID: 
Kitchener ON
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker
Employee Type:

Full time


ON Kitchener

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Machine Operator

Job Description:

About us

TreeHouse Foods produces a broad range of food and beverages for all eating occasions. We are a private label food and beverages company that provides products for retail grocery, food service, and industrial customers. Our Kitchener location produces the finest quality cracker for private label companies.

Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Our purpose is to Make High-Quality food and beverages affordable to all.
  • Our vision I to be the undisputed solutions leader for custom brands.
  • Our mission is to be the preferred manufacturer and distribution partner through leadership, superior innovation, and relentless execution.

Safety Culture:
  • We value human life above all else
  • We treat co-workers as family members, expecting safe behaviors and responsibility from all.
  • Safety will make us a healthier company - healthier people, healthier land, healthier quality, and healthier fiscally.

Position: Afternoon Shift (Monday-Friday 3:30 -11:30 pm)

Wage: $20.00+/hr (plus shift premium)

The primary function of this position is to monitor packaging equipment, fill feeders, perform quality checks on packaging according to product specifications, observe all safety regulations, ensure all GMP and quality standards are met, and maintain the efficient flow of products through the production process.

Main Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensures line speed and controls are running according to product specification
  • Keeps the line properly supplied by obtaining appropriate materials (i.e. correct film), positioning them to the station, filling feeders, and maintaining levels.
  • Anticipates and assists with line changeovers. Limits downtime by reporting equipment problems to maintenance for the troubleshooting and resolution of issues.
  • Maintains specifications by detecting non-conformances and inspecting the packaging for defects such as inadequate pleats, air leaks, and code date errors to keep the product within specified limits.
  • Complete/fill out downtime sheets, and process control sheets. Confer with next shift operators, and the maintenance department as required.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment, and to work closely with crew leaders, supervisors, and maintenance to successfully manage orders to completion.

Job Skills and Qualification
  • Knowledge and experience working with packaging machinery in a food processing environment preferred.
  • Must be A team player with a mechanical aptitude, who is able to troubleshoot and communicate with maintenance for assistance when required to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.
  • Must have basic computer skills and a good grasp of math and measuring skills.
  • Must be physically fit and able to handle the physically demanding nature of the position, and possess a safety-first approach to work. This job involves heavy lifting above and below the shoulder.


All offers of employment at TreeHouse Foods are contingent upon cleared results of a background check.

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