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Cargill Packaging Technician in Surrey, British Columbia

As the Packaging Technician your role will be to accurately label, package, sample, inspect and assist in the warehousing and placement of extruded fish feed. You will also be asked to assist all plant personnel when needed in the execution of their duties in a team environment, and to minimize production and distribution costs.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Use label data base to ensure labels are printed correctly. If the database is not complete, advise production manager / or lead ext. operator to get direction

  • Complete shift tally form and all related forms accurately during and at end of each shift

  • Ensure feed is bagged according to targets (+/- .07kg/bag)

  • Ensure correct labels are on finished bags, skids and bulk bags

  • Change rotex screens when necessary

  • Ensure the correct screens are in use at all times

  • Ensure good feed is not accidentally going to fines bag at start or during packaging of each feed run

  • Check finished product for QA problems and report to lead extruder operator and / or production manager

  • Adjust packaging machines to minimize downtime and feed wastage

  • Keep entire packaging area and machinery clean at all times including all assigned areas as per list attached

  • Report to and take direction from lead extruder operators / production managers on shift regarding all packaging and production issues

  • Re-blend all necessary product (i.e. poor heat seals etc.)

  • Ensure that wrapped pallets/bulk bags are stored in area of warehouse or loaded onto trailers as designated by warehouse personnel

  • Attend shift meetings, safety trainings, toolbox meeting

  • Do special projects as requested

  • Cross train in other area.

Required:

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 55 pounds

  • Must be able to operate machinery

  • Must be able to read/write English

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to work overtime

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts

Preferred:

  • Basic computer skills

  • Prior experience in production related work

  • Forklift certified

This full-time position is located in Surrey, BC; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Please be aware this is for a Rotating Shift. - 7am-7.30pm or 7pm -7.30am on a rotating schedule over 3 weeks days and nights.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

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