Production Operator

 

Date Posted

October 11, 2019

Location

Vantage Foods

Belleville, ON

Production Operator

As part of the Vantage Foods, Belleville, Ontario production team, the Production Operator produces retail-ready fresh red meat products for our customers.

As well, we are excited about the expansion of our operations in our new Belleville facility to include seafood production.

The Production Operator position is designed to facilitate Vantage’s continuous growth in delivering value-added products through customized processing solutions.

Working together the right way in a high performance culture is how we deliver outstanding results for our customers and drive success in our business.

Key Responsibilities

Customer Focus

Understands product specifications for product quality and ensures specifications are met – can review these as necessary with lead hand or supervisor, and ask questions if unsure of proper processes/procedures

Understands customer requirements on traying, wrapping, presentation, labeling, pricing, and packaging

Understands production flow to identify bottlenecks and works to ensure smooth flow

Asks questions if unsure of proper processes/procedures

Completes tasks in a timely fashion to ensure smooth production flow

Identifies and brings forward ways and means to improve workflow, practices, and processes

Equipment Operations

Can identify shutdown switches on all equipment for emergency use

Has a working knowledge of production equipment

Can identify minor equipment problems and remedy them or identify them to more experienced staff

Knows how to safely and properly operate production equipment necessary to complete tasks

Food Safety and Food Quality

Ensures that all food safety procedures and practices are being followed

Understands and always applies food safety principles (sanitation, proper production techniques, personal and equipment hygiene requirements, etc.)

Workplace Safety

Employees must work and act safely at all times and must accept equal responsibility for their personal safety and that of their co-workers

Brings a ‘safety first’ attitude to work

Skills and Competencies

You have a passion for learning, affording you an opportunity for advancement

In an environment that promotes continuous improvement, you will be accountable for bringing your best to work every day and contributing to the betterment of production processes and efficiency

You have a reputation of being dependable and a team player

Must be legally authorized to work in Canada

Compensation

Vantage offers:

A market competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package

A well-resourced path to future career growth and a stated preference to promote from within where feasible

Tangible rewards for demonstrated results