General Labourer/Food Plant Environment

Simmons Pet Food - Mississauga, ON (11 months ago)

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Supports production or packaging operations through filling in for employees during breaks or absences.

Fills in for employees during breaks and any type of absence while maintaining the continuing quality of the plant operation.
Fully operates all necessary equipment.

Records downtime, can lose, lot numbers, record temperature, and any other report documentation.

Ensures all areas are cleaned to standard.

Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in the ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs, and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies, LEAN); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the person in this position and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person as to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

Physical Activities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. Have the ability to walk up and down stairs. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Steel toed shoes, Ear Plugs, Hair Net.

Travel: N/A

Technical Experience: May be required to obtain and maintain company issued forklift license

Industry Experience: Background in manufacturing.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Must have basic math skills. Must be able to read, write and understand English.

Preferred Education: N/A

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.50 to $20.34 /hour


  • manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
  • plant environment: 1 year (Required)