Packaging Operator

Posted on July 10, 2024. Primary Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 165 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with over 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and Europe. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Richardson Milling, a division of Richardson International, is the largest industrial oat miller in the world. Richardson has processing mills in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and is proud to have the most extensive oat supply thanks to strong relationships with oat growers.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We currently have an opportunity for a Packaging Operator at our Portage la Prairie, MB location. This position is responsible for operating the packaging system to ensure finished products are packed, sealed, and prepared for shipping according to product specifications.


  • Operate packaging equipment
  • Operate forklift
  • Perform minor repairs and troubleshooting activities on packaging equipment
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned to meet standards in all areas of the warehouse and grounds
  • Accurately complete documentation for all processes
  • Perform quality and food safety checks of finished goods and equipment
  • Operates in accordance with all food safety, safety, and fire prevention regulations and practices
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts, including nights and weekends
  • Computer knowledge an asset
  • Experience operating mobile equipment considered an asset
  • Physically capable of lifting up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team
  • Solid oral and written communication skills

Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online by August 1, 2024.

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.


Portage la Prairie, MB

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Cassie Kowalchuk