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AM Production Packaging Associate (Approx. 5:45am-2:15pm)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: October 14, 2020
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.

Job Summary:

The Production Associate plays a key role in achieving Company objectives by safely carrying out packaging, line inspecting, and 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. A Production Associate is responsible for following a schedule and ensuring products and packaging meet Company standards while minimizing waste. The Production Associate reports directly to the Production Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities - Packaging:

  • Assisting with set up and changeover of packaging machines and inputting information into equipment
  • Following a schedule and ensuring products are packaged within allotted time
  • Retrieving raw materials from area or online and adding product and packaging to machine
  • Assembling, packing, and box printer and loading onto a pallet; transferring full pallet to warehouse using a pallet jack
  • Ensuring quality of products and packaging meet Company standards by sending packaged food through a metal detector, confirming weight, performing line checks, and communicating with other departments and informing them of deficiencies
  • Minimizing waste and maintaining a clean working environment
  • 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

Key Responsibilities – Line Inspecting:

  • Working in the forming room to assist with set up and changeover of equipment and 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
  • 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

Requirements, Skills & Qualifications:

  • 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

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
  • Maneuvering heavy objects, including lifting (floor to waist, waist to shoulders, and overhead) and carrying up to 25kg (approximately one to two hours a day) and using a pallet jack to push and pull pallets of up to 400kg (up to 9 times a day)
  • 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

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.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès í  l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard í  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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