Mars Inc.

Packaging Shipping Operator - Contract

2 months agoGuelph, Canada


Perform packaging operations including quality control operations and close management of packaging team. This is a 1-year, contract based position.



All PPE must be worn in compliance with the OHSA/RC requirements
Enforce/Respect the safety rules and the internal policy
Stop any equipment / operative works / external company works if safety/environment protection/fire protection rules are broken


Guarantee and apply ISO 14001 (Environment), and all related working procedures
Ownership of environmental responsibilities listed in ENV-REF-002 - Associates SEA Matrix


Guarantee and apply ISO 9001, FSS/ISO22000, Mars Standards, and all related working procedures
Support the HACCP program in the department
Follow GMP-GHP in the area
Inform Shift Supervisor of quality deviations according to product standards and production procedures
Maintain CCPs and oPrPs in the department
Perform the CCP and oPrP's procedure according to SOPs
Sampling of products to ensure quality control (micro sampling)
Report any pest activity to related Manager
Perform and record quality control tests


Adhere to multi-skills policy and acquire at least one additional competence as established with and by Management
Training: attend any training program as scheduled by company management and train any designed person in the position
Lead packaging workforce on line in order to comply with the production planning


Set up packaging machines
Operate packaging machines
Stack packaged products in case / on pallets
Monitor packaging machines
Identify bags / case / pallets according to GMP
Perform inventory of raw ingredients / packaging materials / finished products in bins, silos and racks (cyclical and period end inventories)
Perform daily monitoring swabs (M swabs) as required
Perform area-related equipment first level maintenance
Any task as delegated by Manager
Work closely with the extruder operator in order to maintain the highest efficiency of the plant for completion of the production planning
Full knowledge of packaging operations (Paper bag machines, Plastic bag machines, Sampling machine, On-Process Check-Weigher, Inkjet, Labeler, Wrappers, Screeners, Scales, Quality control, Forklift / Pallet truck operations, Packaging materials / Finished goods...)


Perform Housekeeping Checks to ensure compliance to 5S
Perform operational cleaning operations
Change over cleaning
Weekly cleaning
Hypo cleaning


Provide any requested documentation to other Departments according to internal rules
Shift changes: communicate with co-worker of next shift about machine problems, progress on production schedule, bin inventories, quality issue...
Complete production reports as required by manager and record any production events (stops, quantity, quality...)


Training and/or experience in functional tasks (opt: knowledge of feed/food industry)
Leadership, Good communication, Cost conscious, Initiative, Self-motivated, Team player, Safety & Hygiene & Quality conscious, Technically inclined, Unrestricted range of motion, Color discrimination, Olfactory & texture perception, Depth perception, Tolerance to hot environment

Job ID: Mars-620981