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STRIVE Recruitment

Machine Operator and Production Associate

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
55 minutes ago
Machine Operator/Production Associates x 8

Burnaby, BC

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The Role

Our client is a family-owned food manufacturer specializing in organic and natural foods located in Burnaby. You will be working in a new and large facility (50,000 square feet) with about 80 employees. The company was founded in 2009 and is currently experiencing high growth. On behalf of our client, we are hiring for

8 Machine Operators/Production Associate
s working on the morning shift (7 AM to 330PM). You will be working from Monday to Friday. This is a permanent position and you will be reporting to the Production Manager and the Machining Manager.

The hourly wage is dependant on your level of experience. If you have no machine operating skills, the pay will be $16 to $17 per hour. If you have machine operating experience within food manufacturing, the pay range can be $18 to $20 per hour.

You will be doing about 50% machine operating/set up and 50% production work.



•Remove filled containers from conveyors

•Manually pack goods into bags and boxes or other containers

•Feed and unload processing machines

•Clean machines and immediate work areas

•Check products and packaging for basic quality defects

•Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties

•Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials


•Verify set up of machine; verify that the machine has been properly put back together from sanitation crew along with scales and their proper function

•Ensure that the products are safe and meet the customer specifications

•Communicate quality issues of raw product or finished goods to the appropriate personnel

•Responsible for machine set-up, general machine operation and changeovers

•Responsible for the completion of all paperwork including, but not limited to, work orders as well as system productivity and downtime recording

•Follow and complete the daily production schedule, including changes that may occur during the course of the day

•Responsible to perform the following product quality checks: specification check, packaging check, produce quality check, seal integrity check, code date check


•1+ years of experience working as a Production worker and/or Machine Operator within a food manufacturing company

•experience operating industrial food equipment machine (capper, filler, labeler machine, packaging )

•ability to read English

•ability to lift 30 lbs

•Steel toed work boots


•$16 to $20 per hour

•benefits (80% employer pays)

•extended health program

•growth opportunities: ability to be team lead or supervisor or manager, cross-training available

•new facility with new equipment
Management and Executive