Packer/Process Operator

The details of the position can be found below.

Post Date
Nov. 14, 2019

Job ID
Job Title
Packer/Process Operator

Lowbanks, ON
Start rate $29.21 – leading to $33.25+

Position Description
Our client is looking for one candidate initially to operate and maintain bag packing machine, palletizing, sacking, pneumatic conveying and blending equipment in a chemical plant. Maintain processes and make necessary adjustments adhering to all prescribed quality, product, safety and environmental standards set out by the company and regulatory agencies. Later on with advancement, operate the production process that includes operating 24x7 automatic and semi-automatic batch and continuous chemical process.

Post-secondary education in one or more of the following areas of study preferred
  • Chemical or Chemical Engineering Technology or Diploma  - highly preferred
  • Chemistry – diploma or degree - preferred
  • Quality
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Technical
  • Previous experience in chemical, petrochemical, fertilizer, oil & gas plant operations - highly preferred
  • Strong computer skills - preferred
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting – asset
  • Previous exposure in union environment - asset
  • Background in mechanical trades - asset
  • Forklift license  - asset

  • 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 panelboards, 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.

Additional Information
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