Position: Production Lead
Status: Hourly, Full-time (Seasonal from approximately June - October)
Company: CFP (Consolidated Fruit Packers) Ltd.
Location: Osoyoos Packing Facility
Reporting to: Operations Supervisor
This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and energetic team player to be a part of a state-of-the-art, fresh fruit company.
Consolidated Fruit Packers (CFP) has been a leader in the Canadian fresh fruit industry since 1993. Supplying premium Okanagan valley apples, cherries, blueberries, and more to satisfied consumers. With over 60 years of combined experience and the backing of The Star Group, CFP is bringing new varieties and fresh approaches to meet the needs of our customers worldwide.
CFP’s Osoyoos packing facilities receive fruit (including cherries, stone fruit, pears, and apples) in bulk from Okanagan-based growers and sort it for quality and size before packaging it for shipment to our domestic and international customers. Supporting employees, supervisors, and managers by ensuring tasks are completed in a safe and timely manner are important parts of ensuring the quality of produce for our customers.
Job Context and Accountabilities
-Improve productivity and efficiency by:
-Ensure fruit is packed to required quality specifications and food safety standards by:
-Maintain a healthy and safe work environment by:
-If possible, assist members of the management team in communicating with employees for whom English is a second language, including translating in meetings and communicating shift schedules
-Participate in inventory counts
-Report any maintenance and safety issues to Production Supervisor
-Completion of other responsibilities as assigned
Work is conducted indoors and outdoors at a fruit packing plant environment and can be subject to extreme temperature conditions. This position is required to work weekdays, evenings, and/or weekends. Hours may be irregular and in excess of 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week. This position is seasonal, with limited days off and extended hours as necessary through peak months (i.e. June through October).
About the Star Group
The Star Group’s mission is to be the most innovative team in produce with an unwavering commitment to value and taste. In 1989, we started as a tomato re-packer and quickly discovered we needed to do a lot more! Today, The Star Group is comprised of six companies that each specialize in different sectors of the dynamic industry of fresh produce; BC Hot House, Consolidated Fruit Packers (CFP), Sliced, Inspired, Whole Leaf, and Star Produce. From seed selection and partnering with the best growers, all the way though to your grocery store, we are leading the way in fresh innovation.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $19.00 to $23.00 /hour