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Process Operator

  • Full Time
  • Cardinal, ON
  • 2024-06-30

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The Process Operator will be responsible for the manufacturing and handling of raw materials and/or finished products at the plant. A successful applicant will be responsible for safely operating equipment in the assigned area while maintaining a high degree of quality for our products and working as efficiently as possible for our continuous operation facilities.

Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Actively promote a work environment where the level of knowledge within all departments, relative to Safety, Efficiency, and Good Manufacturing Practices, along with related regulations and policies is developed and maintained.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring, troubleshooting, and adjustment of the process.
  • Provide support for the Quality Department for in-process testing, to ensure that products are both safe and of uniform quality.
  • Ensure that good manufacturing practices are followed, and the product meets customer specifications.
  • Function on a self-directed basis within cross-functional work teams to problem solve or improve processes and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement; develop appropriate recommendations, implement action plans, and follow up to assure effective results.
  • Understand and integrate business and technical needs into all activities.
  • Completion of pre-employment testing of all candidates is required.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Work Environment:

  • Ability to perform work of varying physical demand, including extremes of posture, temperature, and height.
  • Position type and expected hours of work: Full-time position and ability to work rotational shifts in a continuous operation facility and overtime may be required.

Required education and experience:

  • Post-Secondary education, focusing on Chemical Processing or Mechanical Discipline preferred.
  • Ability to operate machinery if required, including rail movement and other powered industrial vehicles (Additional training will be provided to successful candidates).
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to manage an important function in a complex plant environment, including strong conceptual, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Must have the capability to interact effectively at all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated high degree of sound judgment, resourcefulness, initiative, and innovation in handling complex technical assignments with minimal supervision

Additional eligibility qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a safe working environment, including a working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety or applicable provincial legislation.
  • General computer literacy skills with knowledge of spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, SAP, and database applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in both HACCP and ISO standards would be an asset

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