Packaging Operator - Casual

Posted on March 17, 2017. Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

This is a remarkable time for global agriculture and for Richardson. Our industry is undergoing unprecedented change with increasing world demand, and our company is experiencing transformational growth. Richardson International is Canada’s largest agribusiness and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Richardson has more than 2,500 employees across Canada and the U.S. As a privately owned company, we are truly invested in giving back to the communities in which we do business.

We currently have an opportunity for a Packaging Operator - Casual 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

Responsibilities:
•Operates packaging equipment, including sealing and labeling product specifications and while ensuring accuracy in weights and codes
•Performs minor repairs and routine maintenance work on equipment
•Inspects and conducts regular deep cleaning of equipment
•Provides sanitation services in the warehouse, performing cleaning duties as assigned to meet standards in all areas of the warehouse and grounds
•Maintains records of packaged goods
•Operates in accordance with health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices

Qualifications:
•Grade 12 or equivalent
•Computer knowledge an asset
•Demonstrated ability to operate a forklift
•Above average manual dexterity
•Mechanical aptitude to repair equipment
•Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs.

Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of a competitive salary and training and career development opportunities.

Interested candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/work to apply online by March 31, 2017.

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


Location:


Portage la Prairie, MB

Job type: Hourly