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Packager-AD

Date Posted: Apr 11th, 2019

Salary: $14.00 per hour

Location: Kingsville, ON

Employment Type: Full Time

Transportation: None

Description:

Pack produce into boxes, clam shells, bags, or cartons following customer specifications and supervisor’s instructions. Clean/ disinfect pack lines, containers, supplies, and work areas using food grade cleaning solutions. Examine and inspect inbound and outbound produce, containers, and materials, to ensure that packing specifications are met. Maintain proper weights or counts for each packed commodity based on customer’s packing specifications. Prune/trim produce to meet customer specifications. Construct boxes/ cartons. Organize and maintain stock/ inventory items. Escalate any food safety concerns/violations to supervisors or manager (training provided). Keep and maintain a clean packing area and always follow food safety rules. Be mindful of Health and Safety requirements while working on or around automated conveyors and packing machinery. Always ensure personal hygiene requirements are fulfilled prior to commencing pack and appropriate working gear is adorned (lab coat, hairnet, and gloves). Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Performance driven personality with an attention to detail. Knowledge of agriculture sector. Proficiency in use of the English language with the ability to communicate effectively. Must possess valid Canadian driver license/ reliable transportation. A winning positive attitude and great attendance record. Able to work quickly and accurately under pressure or tight deadlines. Able to stand and lift, use hands, eyes and legs. Flexible to change and a willingness to do a good job each day. Varying environmental conditions (ex. cold, loud). Ability to work with minimal supervision. Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending on a regular basis. Ability to pick up containers weighing up to 25-30 lbs.

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