Are you passionate about food production and looking to put all of that passion in the right place?
We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic food production worker to join our company.
If you have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a positive attitude, we’d love to hear from you.
Join us in producing high-quality food products and making a positive impact in the industry.
Apply now and be a part of a company that’s a lot like a family.
- Location: Vancouver, BC
- Terms of Employment: Permanent employment, Full time
- Salary: 25.00 hourly / 40 hours per week
- Start Date: Starts as soon as possible.
- Vacancy: 2 vacancies
- Verified: Verified.
- Work Time: Day, Early Morning, Morning
- Advertised until: 2024-02-01
- Language: English
- Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
- Train staff/workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies.
- Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions.
- Prepare production and other reports.
- Recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality.
- Supervise, coordinate and schedule (and possibly review) activities of workers
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other work units
- Identify, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at all stages of the food production process
- Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Basic maths and measurement skills to accurately weigh and measure ingredients.
- Knowledge of basic food safety and hygiene practices, including proper handling and storage of food products.
- Physical stamina and the ability to stand for long periods, lift heavy objects, and perform repetitive tasks.
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions to ensure the accurate production of food products.
- Good communication skills to work effectively with team members and supervisors.
- Flexibility to work in a fast-paced and production driven environment, including the ability to adapt to changing tasks and schedules.
- Willingness to follow strict safety and cleanliness standards to ensure the quality and safety of food products.
As a food production worker in Canada, the job qualifications include:
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is often required. Some employers may prefer candidates with post-secondary education in food science, culinary arts, or a related field.
Basic skills: Good communication skills, basic maths skills, and the ability to follow instructions are important.
Physical fitness: The ability to stand for long periods, lift moderate to heavy weights, and perform repetitive tasks is often required.
Food safety certification: Some employers may require or prefer candidates with certifications in food safety and hygiene, such as a Food Handler Certification or a Safe Food Handling Certificate.
Knowledge of food safety regulations: Familiarity with Canadian food safety regulations and guidelines, such as those set by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) or provincial health authorities, is beneficial.
Attention to detail: The ability to pay close attention to detail to ensure product quality and consistency is important.
Teamwork: The ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced production environment.
Adaptability: Willingness to work varying shifts and adapt to changing tasks and production schedules.
Who can apply for this job: You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
You have a valid Canadian work permit.
How To Apply
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What kind of experience or qualifications do I need to become a food production worker?
A: Normally, a high school diploma or equivalent is required, and some employers may prefer candidates with additional education in food science or culinary arts.
Basic skills such as communication, maths, and the ability to follow instructions are also important.
Q: Are there any specific certifications or training that I need to have for this job?
A: Some employers may require or prefer candidates to have certifications in food safety and hygiene, such as a Food Handler Certification or a Safe Food Handling Certificate.
Familiarity with Canadian food safety regulations and guidelines is also beneficial.
Q: What are the physical requirements for a food production worker?
A: The ability to stand for long periods, lift moderate to heavy weights, and perform repetitive tasks is often required. Physical fitness and stamina are crucial for the demands of the job.
Q: What does a typical workday look like for a food production worker?
A: A typical workday may involve tasks such as preparing ingredients, operating and maintaining production equipment, packaging products, ensuring food safety standards are met, and cleaning work areas.
Q: What are the opportunities for career advancement in this field?
A: With experience, food production workers may have opportunities to advance to supervisory or managerial roles, quality control positions, or pursue further education and training in food science, food safety, or other related fields. It’s also possible to specialise in specific areas of production, such as baking, dairy processing, or meat processing.