Job Title:

Packaging Utility Operator


Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee


Mississauga, ON

Job Reference:


Closing Date:


Career Opportunity

Permanent full-time.

Continental Night Shift.

The position is responsible to operate equipment to produce a quality finished product in a safe and efficient manner. The successful candidate is responsible to ensure that all related job functions are carried out safely while maintaining best quality practices.


  • Performing procedures to start and maintain the operation of the line and complete safety checklist
  • Ability to produce the highest quality product efficiently while following proper shutdown procedures
  • Change the dates and material according to the shop order requirements
  • Operator the IPC interface and/or on line labelers
  • Start up, programming, cleaning and proper shutdown of all printers
  • Remove jams as required
  • Provide safety check on guarding and stopping mechanisms, communicate and document on check sheets
  • Ensure machine is supplied with all appropriate materials needed in accordance to shop orders and replenish when required
  • Cross check shop order and materials to prevent errors
  • Check and maintain good weight control, change weights and document weight checks
  • Complete size change overs as required
  • Maintain quality of packaged product in conjunction with acceptable utilization (quantity, quality) in accordance to Q.A. standards
  • Perform cleaning procedures and general maintenance, monitor and alert appropriate personnel for required maintenance
  • Knowledge of SOPs for machine operation, cleaning
  • Must successful complete work instructions for associated work centers and applicable standard operating procedures
  • Responsible to report food safety problems and/or quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate actions.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum grade 12, or equivalent and previous manufacturing experience
  • Preference given to candidates with post-secondary education
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude with trouble shooting and analytical abilities
  • Ability to handle the complexity of the completed production line
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of operation of various production and packaging machines
  • Must be familiar with all machines sensors, emergency buttons and safety features
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work habits
  • Ability of perform heavy lifting duties as required
  • Willing to work cooperative in a team environment
  • Skills assessments will be required


  • Overtime available
  • Candidate to report into the Operation Supervisor
  • Shift Information: Continental Night Shift 6:00PM to 6:15AM
  • Shift Pattern:
    • Week 1: Monday, Thursday and Friday
    • Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Head Office is located in Mississauga, Ontario, with close access to the QEW, 427 and 403, with manufacturing facilities in Mississauga, Ajax and Fort Worth Texas.
  • We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
  • We offer competitive total rewards including company matched retirement plan, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, life insurance and short term/long term disability).


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Quote Job Reference: 967285

Posted 2019-01-07

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