Simplot - Portage Food Group: Various Operator and Laborer Roles

J.R. Simplot Company - Portage la Prairie, MB (30+ days ago)

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Various Laborer & Operator Positions

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

We currently have several hourly production and warehouse positions available at our food processing facility in Portage la Prairie, MB. Simplot is a potato processing plant that packages two million pounds of potato product a day.

The individual in these positions will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the work area along with having the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. It is imperative the individual conducts oneself in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings.

Product Inspector
This position is responsible for removing foreign material from the finished product and reacting to sudden quality changes, to ensure finished product quality meets the acceptable quality levels required by customers and the division.

Packaging Operator
This position is responsible for ensuring that the packaging area functions to package fries and specialty products in a manner consistent with safety, quality and production goals. Such activities include ensuring quality of bags, codes, and cases meet customer standards, completing paperwork and data entry, and housekeeping/cleaning equipment.

Process Operator
This position is responsible for operating equipment in either the fry or formed processing line and performing upstream grading functions to meet operational goals and customer specifications. The individual will coordinate the line flow through processing functions including, but not limited to: peeling, blanching, ingredient addition, drying, batter, frying, freezing, budget pounds, recovery, oil usage, retail percent, and energy conservation.

Warehouse Forklift Operator

This position will assist in daily warehouse activities as required such as aiding and de-aiding of product, forklift driving, relocation of products, operate push/pull equipment, inventory control counts, housekeeping and issuing required paperwork.

Benefits

  • Winnipeg-Portage la Prairie shuttle
  • Company DPSP
  • RRSP Match
  • Group Health (Health, Dental, Vision, and Travel)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life and ADD Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Application Instructions: Visit careers.simplot.com

** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.26-$24.85 per hour

Schedule:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day Shift
  • Holidays
  • Night Shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Shift Work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Food Processing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Forklift : 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Portage la Prairie, MB (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.26-$24.85 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Extended Health Care
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Match
  • Stock Options
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program

Schedule:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Night Shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cold Storage: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Shift Work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Food Processing: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No