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Material Handler

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Coldstream, BC
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Full Time
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Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

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Coldstream, British -Columbia, Canada

Vegpro International Inc.  is a Canadian leader for the innovation of its agricultural production of baby leaves, salad and vegetable, supplying customers in North America all year long under a well-known label, Fresh Attitude.  Our pre-washed and ready-to-eat packaged  salads are available in all major grocery chains in Canada with a strong a rapidly growing presence in the US.

We have purchased approximately 700 acres of land in Coldstream and we will build a produce packing plant of 70,000 square foot state. We intend to begin operations in BC starting in the spring/early summer of 2018.  We have several jobs positions to fill!

We are a dynamic, innovative organization operating state of the art facilities across the country with expertise in both growing and packing conventional and organic produce. Our approach to customer service is defined in terms of exceptional business partnerships. The company has nearly 1,000 employees in Canada and in United-States and is a continuously growing company with a head office located in Quebec.  The company has doubled the size of its business over the past five years with an ambitious strategy and growth plan, aims to generate double digit growth annually.  The company’s strategy is to replicate its business model in the Northeast by expanding in British Columbia. An entry into the Western Canadian market will provide an opportunity to offer national coverage to our customers with products that meet strong local trends and responding to our customers demand for healthy, organic convenient  and better for you diet.

To respond to strong growth opportunities in the West, the company is seeking for a full time material handler. 

Job description

Under the responsibility of the production supervisor, you will have to perform a variety of tasks related to the packing of lettuce, spinach or vegetables for the preparation of salads.

 

Main responsibilities

  • Seal and identify pallets;
  • Move the pallets using the pallet truck in the storage section or on the washing lines;
  • Scan the products upon receipt or shipment and complete the appropriate worksheet;
  • Ensure compliance and proper product rotation;
  • Comply with OHS policies and procedures, good manufacturing practices and HACCP;
  • Perform other related duties.

Qualifications and requirements

  • High school diploma is an asset;
  • 0 to 6 months of relevant experience ideally in an environment; manufacturing or agribusiness;
  • Ability to work standing in a refrigerated and humid environment (3°C);
  • Master the principles of mathematical calculation;
  • Proficiency in spoken English, Spanish is an asset.
  • Ability to lift loads up to 50 Ibs (some workstations).
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Required skills

  • Sense of organization and priority management;
  • Good judgment;
  • Fast execution;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ease of learning;
  • Teamwork.

 

*** Please send your resume to ressourceshumaines@vegpro.com

For more information about our company: www.vegpro.com and http://attitudefraiche.com/fr/

Vegpro International is committed to employment equity and diversity. The masculine gender is used for the purpose of lightening the text.

We thank you for your interest in the position and the company. Please note that all requests are evaluated. However, only candidates selected for this job offer will be contacted.

 

 

 


Posted: April 23, 2018
Closes: June 22, 2018
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51-200 employees
Industry:
Agriculture and Food

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About Salade Etcetera! Inc.

Coldstream, British -Columbia, Canada Vegpro International Inc. is a Canadian leader for the innovation of its agricultural production of baby leaves, salad and vegetable, supplying customers in N...