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Production Assistant - Contract
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: Contract
Posting Date: April 05, 2021
Job Location:

Guelph, ON
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Job Description

Job Purpose:

Perform Cleaning and Equipment Operations including quality control operations.

Hours: 12 hours shifts – Day: 7am-7pm; Night: 7pm-7am.

Shift Rotation: Day shift: 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off. Repeat but on night shift.

(This is a 2 week rotation.)

Essential Duties (Responsibilities)

SAFETY

  • All PPE must be worn in compliance with the OHSA/RC requirements
  • Enforce/Respect the safety rules and the internal policy
  • Stop any equipment / operative works / external company works if safety/environment protection/fire protection rules are broken

QUALITY & FOOD SAFETY

  • Apply ISO 9001, FSS/ISO22000, Mars Standards, and all related working procedures
  • Support the HACCP program in the department
  • Follow GMP-GHP in the area
  • Inform Shift Supervisor of quality deviations according to product standards and production procedures
  • Maintain CCPs and oPrPs in the department
  • Perform the CCP and oPrP’s procedure according to SOPs
  • Sampling of products to ensure quality control (micro sampling)
  • Report any pest activity to related Manager
  • Perform and record quality control tests

TRAINING

  • Attend any training program as scheduled by company management and train any designed person in the position

MANAGEMENT & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up recycler machines
  • Operate process equipment and forklifts
  • Stack packaged products in case / on pallets
  • Monitor processing equipment
  • Clean die plates, waste carts, and ensure room is maintained in micro safe condition
  • Perform daily monitoring swabs as required
  • Perform area-related equipment first level maintenance
  • Any task as delegated by Manager
  • Work closely with the extruder operator in order to maintain the highest efficiency of the plant

COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION

  • Provide any requested documentation to other Departments according to internal rules
  • Shift changes: communicate with co-worker of next shift about machine problems, progress on production schedule, bin inventories, quality issue…
  • Complete production reports as required by manager and record any production events (stops, quantity, quality…)

BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Training and/or experience in functional tasks (opt: knowledge of feed/food industry)
  • Leadership, Good communication, Cost conscious, Initiative, Self-motivated, Team player, Safety & Hygiene & Quality conscious, Technically inclined

About Mars:

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCAâ„¢ and Pet Partnersâ„¢. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

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