Reports directly to the Team Leader, of Griffith Foods Canada on an ongoing basis and communicates all relevant matters pertaining to Operations.
Carries out duties according to procedures and work instructions covering the tasks relating to the positions function as outlined in the departments quality manual, in accordance with Griffith Management System requirements.
Locates and combines ingredients according to manufacturing formulae and production schedule.
Communicates with team leader when material is short or missing.
Keeps work area sanitary and safe.
Follows Good Manufacturing Practices, maintains extensive knowledge of raw materials.
Checks that all ingredients as required on formulae are present.
Intermittent heavy lifting required (tilting 45-gallon drums). Hand scooping, bending, walking, and standing for most of the day.
Communicates internally with other departments for the purpose of gathering materials, discrepancies and maintaining inventories.
Communicates with previous and next shift to ascertain what is in production, obtains production schedule from Team Leader.
Checks and obtains required materials from mixing and staging area, using a low rider.
Loads materials as per formula instructions into ribbon blender; checks that all weights are correct.
Completes the production and travel sheet, ensures mixer ##, time, packaging, screen size is correct, obtains sign off and delivers the product to the take-off floor.
Makes up Quality Samples of every batch, delivers to the Quality Department or arranges for collection as required.
Ensures blender is cleaned after each mix, using the rubber paddle or allergen wash, and ensuring that the physical lock is in place.
Ensures safety procedures are fulfilled throughout the daily processes and at the end of each shift and work area cleaned thoroughly.
Understands and follows all security policies.
Minimum Education & Training Requirement:
High school diploma
Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is considered an asset
Ability to communicate effectively
Works cooperatively with others on the team and other departments
Acts with a clear sense of ownership, that is, takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures
Shows personal commitment and acts to continuously to improve
What We Offer (*):
Health and Group Benefits (100% of premiums paid by Griffith foods)
Education reimbursement program
Life event recognition and on the job recognition
Generous defined contribution retirement plan
Career development and growth opportunities
Annual wellness allowance
*please note that terms and conditions apply
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Griffith Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please advise us and we will accommodate at the time of interview.