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Production Operator - C Shift (3:00pm to 11:00pm)

Scarborough, ON, Canada Req #3056
Wednesday, May 8, 2024




Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food products.  We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world.  Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers.  While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world’s best-known companies.

Position Summary:


Reporting to the Mix Plant Supervisor, Production Operator is responsible for working in different spots within the mix plant each day. Their main objective is to ensure effective and efficient operations in batching, material storage, and material movement. They must adhere to safety and food safety policies while supporting the Supply Chain's goal of delivering customer orders on time, in full, and in compliance with quality standards.


Major Responsibilities: 


  • Set up equipment as per the setup sheet and operate PLC controls.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and resolve setup issues to minimize downtime.
  • Track and record all downtime, collaborating with the maintenance crew to reduce downtime.
  • Follow the schedule and ensure orders are shipped on time and in full.
  • Pay high attention to detail while reading production orders, item numbers, and manufacturing formulae.
  • Constantly monitor equipment to ensure proper operation and notify the coordinator or mechanic if necessary.
  • Weigh and measure ingredients accurately into pouches/bags, following standard procedures.
  • Load pallets with finished products and move skids to the staging area.
  • Identify problems and attempt to correct them; escalate issues to the coordinator when necessary.
  • Enter production information into the designated system, Dax, promptly.
  • Verify your own work, including materials, weights, packaging, labels, and pallet patterns.
  • Communicate effectively with the previous and next shifts to ensure a smooth handoff for continuous production.
  • Follow safety procedures throughout the day and at the end of each shift.
  • Seek ways to improve processes, work environment, and participate in the Supply Chain One Kaizen A Month program.
  • Understand and adhere to security, HACCP, GMP, and BRC policies and procedures.
  • Prioritize health and safety as the first concern in daily operations.
  • Comply with the company's Food Safety Policy and ensure adherence to all food safety requirements.
  • Operate a forklift or other required equipment as necessary.
  • Assist in other departmental functions and perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Should be able to scoop repetitively.
  • Operates forklift, low rider etc.
  • Use of HMI
  • Use ERP to issue package, or batch raw materials.


What to Expect:

  • Paid top-up for pregnancy, parental and compassionate care leave.
  • Expanding global organization with career development and growth opportunities.
  • Competitive wages with excellent benefits coverage (100% of premiums paid by Griffith Foods).
  • Extra earning potential with options to work overtime.
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce with an excellent work culture with companywide events and committees with the chance to get involved and make a difference.
  • Generous Pension with RRSP/TFSA/RESP plan participation.
  • Education reimbursement program.
  • Uniforms/PPE provided in addition to safety boots program.
  • Free Wellness Portal supporting financial, mental, physical, and social needs.
  • Annual wellness allowance, company subsidized cafeteria, free parking and so much more!

*Please note that terms and conditions apply


What Will You Bring?

  • High school diploma - Required.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical foundations - Required.
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is considered an asset.
  • Team player with a keen desire to meet deadlines, strong decision maker with excellent communication skills.
  • Microsoft DAX or other ERP knowledge an asset.
  • Forklift license an asset.
  • Team player with a keen desire to meet deadlines, strong decision maker with excellent communication skills.

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. We will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. If you need assistance or require accommodation please contact: askhr@griffithfoods.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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  • Scarborough, ON, Canada