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Post Date
Sep. 14, 2021

Job ID
921
Job Title
Packer/Production
Type
Permanent- Full Time

Location
Lowbanks, ON
Salary
Start rate $30.02 – leading to $34.23+

Position Description
Our client  is looking for candidates to operate and maintain an industrial bag packing machine, palletizer, sacking, pneumatic conveying and blending equipment in a chemical plant. The Packer will maintain processes and make necessary adjustments adhering to all prescribed quality, product, safety and environmental standards set out by the company and regulatory agencies. 

Education
Completed post-secondary education and/or equivalent experience in one or more of the following areas of study preferred
  • Mechanical
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Quality
  • Electrical
  • Technical
Additional experience and desired skills
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting, preferably chemical or food
  • Background in mechanical trades is preferred
  • Forklift license/previous experience is preferred
  • Solid computer skills is an asset
  • Attention to detail

Requirements
  • Receive daily instruction from Lead hand, Production Manager through personal contact, email, and daily instruction log
  • Ensure adequate sampling and testing is completed and documented to ensure high standard of quality control for finished products
  • Operate the packaging and sack filling processes according to established operating procedures including the adjustment of bag weights, heat sealers, routing forklift checks and maintenance, calibration of metal detectors
  • Ensure the operations are run efficiently and within specification including bag weights and pallet appearance
  • Complete lock-out-tag-outs for the area
  • Input Work Orders into the system
  • Inspect, clean and wash production/process equipment
  • Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panel boards, control boards, or semi-automatic or full automatic equipment
  • Monitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products. Collect samples of materials or products for testing
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
  • Confer with others to resolve production problems or equipment malfunctions
  • Notify others of equipment repair or maintenance needs
  • Communicate with Millwrights, Electricians, Supervision
  • Adhere to all quality and safety policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in Good Manufacturing Practices by maintaining cleanliness throughout the facility and perform general housekeeping duties as required
  • Participate in meeting and committees as required
  • Other miscellaneous duties as required.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts and is a 7 day operation schedule. Shifts rotate weekly.

Additional Information
*** All resumes are to be emailed to:  christinep@theburkegroup.com   If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require an accommodation in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act