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AM Production Associate-Inspector (Approx. 5:00am-1:30pm)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: March 04, 2021
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Gardein is a manufacturer located in Richmond British Columbia producing highest-quality plant-based meatless foods free of any animal or dairy ingredients, made from a slow cooked blend of vegetables, grains and garden grown proteins.

Job Summary:

The Production Associate (Inspector) plays a key role in achieving Company objectives by line inspecting and carrying out other production related duties. A Production Associate is required to assist the Lead Hand and Assistant Lead Hand with the set up and changeover of the packaging machines. The Production Associate reports directly to the Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Working in the forming room to assist with set up and changeover of equipment
  • Ensuring quality of food meets Company standards by checking temperature, inspecting size and shape, arranging product as it goes through fryer, and communicating with other departments
  • Able to cover forming operation’s breaks, dumping matrix, doing paperwork, getting product to the work station, and scanning
  • Assist forming operator in pre-batter and preparations
  • Adhering to the Company’s safety policies and procedures, as well as those set out by WorkSafeBC, and abiding by food sanitation standards
  • Working in other production areas as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available for day, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Hearing protection and steel toe shoes required
  • Cold environment
  • Standing and walking for long period of time (approximately 8 hours a day)
  • Frequently bending, stooping, crouching, and twisting while transferring product
  • Operating mobile equipment
  • Exposure to some job-related hazards, including but not limited to: hot oil, moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery, forklifts, slippery floors, climbing ladders and stairs, and heavy objects

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience in packaging and/or a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Power Pallet Jack certification is an asset
  • Ability to multitask in a fast pace environment while maintaining a dedication to quality and safety
  • Following direction while working with a team and maintaining a positive and respectful workplace
  • Abiding by Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem solving
  • Proficient in math
  • Hearing protection and steel toe shoes required
  • Standing and walking for long period of time (approximately 8 hours a day)
  • Maneuvering heavy objects, including lifting (floor to waist, waist to shoulders, and overhead) and carrying up to 15kg and using a power jack to push and pull pallets of up to 1000kg (between 8 and 16 times a day)
  • Exposure to some job-related hazards, including but not limited

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.

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