Machine Operator/Labourer

McDonald Packaging Ltd - Dartmouth, NS (30+ days ago)

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  • Manufacturing custom boxes and inserts
  • Review work order to determine job specifications
  • Set up and make adjustments to printing machines
  • Operate and monitor printing machines during print run and make adjustments
  • Clean machines and replace worn parts
  • Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas
  • Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
  • Keeping a steady pace, ensuring products meet quality standards
  • Ability to learn to operate a variety of production equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Any manufacturing related trades and training would be an asset
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy material when needed up to 50lbs, physical lifting on a daily basis
  • Ability to work independently and harmoniously within in a team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Waste Management
  • Previous General Labourer, industrial production and/or manual labour experience is an asset
  • Adapt to a variety of tasks
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Forklift Operator Certification for ability to obtain Forklift Operator Certification
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Comfortable with standing and walking for shift duration
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Steel toe shoes/boots required
  • Valid driver’s license

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Mon-Fri 7:30-16:00
  • Training
  • Competitive Wages
  • Benefits Package, (after 6 months)
  • On a bus route

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $18.50 /hour


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Forklift Operator (Preferred)