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Oxford Frozen Foods - 3 Jobs
Oxford, NS
In-person
$17.25 - $17.45 / hour
Full-time
Experienced
Posted 24 days ago This job may expire soon!

Process Operator
Noc Code: 94140

Oxford Food Group, a member of the Bragg Group of Companies, is a family owned international business that has over 1,200 employees, eight manufacturing facilities and two large farming operations within Atlantic Canada and the United States. Oxford Food Group is the world's largest provider of Wild Blueberries, North America's largest producer of premium, frozen carrots and one of Canada's premier manufacturers of onion rings and battered appetizers.

Benefits of being an Oxford Food Group Employee:

  • Comprehensive benefit package including a matching contribution pension plan
  • Employee Housing Loan program provides a forgivable loan up to $40,000, interest free
  • Vacation PLUS we offer a vacation purchase plan allowing for additional time off
  • Employee Discount Program offering great discounts at various businesses and industries
  • Employee pricing on products we produce

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited is currently recruiting full time production positions for the upcoming fresh season, August 2024. Starting wage of $17.25 and after the successful completion of probation, $17.45.

Desired Qualities and Abilities:

  • Task oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Good Time management
  • Security minded
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Must be able to work with products including but not limited to onions and wheat

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to processes used to peel and slice onions or process frozen blueberries or carrots
  • Set up and adjust processing and packaging machines
  • Operate single-function machines to box frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Operate single-function machines to inspect fresh product and separate impurities
  • Check products to ensure conformance to company standards and clear machine blockages as required
  • Record production information such as quantity, weight, size, date and type of products packaged or processed
  • Record the use of raw materials used during processing and packaging
  • Perform corrective machine adjustments, clean machines and immediate work areas.
  • Troubleshoot machines and report mechanical problems to the line supervisor
  • Record amounts and lot numbers of all batter and breading used throughout the shift
  • Ensure the mixers are cleaned and filled with the appropriate batter for the shift
  • Monitoring batter levels to ensure adequate supply throughout the shift and avoiding waste at the end of the shift
  • Weigh totes of product and label appropriately
  • Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variables such as cooking times, ingredient inputs, flow rates and temperature settings
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data
  • Operate industrial cleaning equipment to remove scraps, dirt, heavy debris and other refuse to meet food safety standards as required
  • Wash windows, equipment, interior walls and ceilings
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Operate a forklift to feed lines, move, load and store food and raw materials as required
  • Change batteries and ensure discharged batteries are plugged into the charger as required

Training:

On the job training is provided. Experience is not a requirement.

Training includes,

  • GMP, HACCP, WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Aerial Platform, Forklift/Fork Truck

Oxford Frozen Foods requires all employees to have an active role in organizational sustainability initiatives including,

  • Correctly divert waste to support Zero Waste initiatives
  • React to green wastes (wasted energy and water, air leaks, product leaks etc.) by submitting work orders for immediate repair

If interested in learning more about Oxford Frozen Foods, visit our website www.oxfordfrozenfoods.com

For all interested applicants in the Process Operator position, please forward your resume with a cover letter demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the above qualifications. Applications can be made by visiting www.oxfordfrozenfoods.com/opportunity and applying through our career center.

Competition Number: 1048
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