Full Cycle Production Worker

Would you love to work for the pet industry?
Are you looking for part time work?
Do you take pride in being the best?

3P Natural Pet Foods is looking to bring on two part-time packagers for our manufacturing plant, located in East Vancouver. 

Working with 3P Naturals requires a love of pets, an ability to work collaboratively with a positive attitude, and the physical stamina to meet the demanding needs. This position would be great for a single parent, who needs some flexibility in their schedule.

Shifts: Training Schedule as follows

  • Sunday -  Part Time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (with possibility of more hours)
  • Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday Part Time: 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Shifts: Commencement of full time schedule if applicable as follows

Sunday thru Thursday- 6:00 am – 2:30pm or Monday – Friday 11:30am – 8:00pm

What we require:

  • Safety conscious / positive up-beat attitude
  • Punctual / responsible
  • A cooperative team player / reliable
  • Someone who can work independently, with little supervision
  • A quick learner for a fast-paced environment
  • Takes pride in quality and accuracy of work
  • Physical stamina

Job Description

This is one of the most integral job positions within the company. You will be required to package the raw materials (handling raw meats) which will entail:

  • Weighing the product with accuracy
  • Using the grinding machinery (Training Provided)
  • Using a saw for cutting bones, (Training Provided)
  • Mixing product
  • Using packaging machinery (Training Provided)
  • Using a cryovac machine to seal the product
  • Labelling each package
  • “Traying” the product and inventorying product in walk in freezer
  • Other tasks to ensure production deadlines are met, such as but not limited to filling bags, sealing, traying & labelling.
  • Cleaning any station and machinery used (multiple stations for different products). This is an integral part of the position and will consume 30% of your production time.
  • 3P takes safety and cleanliness very seriously, which means all staff must adopt a professional attitude toward ensuring a clean work environment. (5S Cleaning)
  • Responsible for safety, ensuring best practices are followed

Reports to: Acting Supervisor for shift (Production Supervisor, Grinding Supervisor, Night Shift Manager)

Requirements:

  • Willingness to contribute to a safe work environment by following all Company health and safety rules and policies.
  • Be willing and able to follow processes, procedures, and/or instructions from supervisor or lead hand.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members through mutual respect
  • Reasonably good communication skills
  • Mathematical skills necessary to fulfill this job
  • Minimum of High School Education
  • Ability to work and contribute to a creative, fun and positive team environment
  • WHMIS certificate preferred
  • Food Safe an asset

Physical requirements

  • Able to stand for 5-8 hours a day
  • Able to lift 20+ kg buckets repetitively throughout your shift
  • To complete repetitive motions, such as filling bags, labelling
  • Able to work in a cold environment: several walk-in freezers

Remuneration: Training Wage is $13 per hour (first 2 weeks), then $15 hour.

Benefits: Medical & Dental for full time employees, with the option for part time to buy-in to the extended plan; random bonuses and more; discounted pet food.

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