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Job Details - Part Time Production Worker - Thrifty Foods

Job Title
Part Time Production Worker - Thrifty Foods
Req #
Thrifty Foods - Kitchens
Saanichton, BC
Career Group
Distribution Centre
Career Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Part Time
Job Status
Open Date
03/14/17 13:21:12 (EST)
Close Date
Job Description

Reporting to the Module Manager, the ideal person is committed, flexible, and has a positive attitude. We are looking for a team player that works well under pressure in a fast paced environment. The successful applicant must be available to work a variety of shifts, including evenings and weekends.

  • Cooking, preparing and packaging product with safety, quality and efficiency
  • Ensuring the department module maintains cleanliness to established food safety protocol, policy and practices based on HACCP requirements.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work various shifts including evenings and weekends.  
  • Accurately prepare ingredients, identify, package products according to recipes
  • Work with industrial cooking equipments such as ovens, fryers, skillets, kettles, mixers, grinders, knives.
  • Work to meet deadlines while functioning independently and as a team
  • Be able to perform repetitive duties consistently
  • Be able to cope with heavy lifting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a diverse cultural workplace
  • Experience in food production or food-related industry considered an asset, but not required
  • Other assignments or duties as determined by Management
Job Requirements

  • Able to work consistently in an environment between 6°C and 32°C
  • Able to work occasionally in an environment below 6C and above 32C
  • Able to work in humid environment when cooking products and/or sanitizing with hot water
  • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Assisted device or 2nd person required for weights exceeding 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Constant physical work including but not limited to walking, bending, lifting, reaching
  • Exposure to washing, sanitation and cleaning chemicals (with PPE supplied)
  • Possible exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Alertness to other people, equipment and vehicles
  • Exposure to noise (within safe levels or PPE supplied)
  • Applicants must include a minimum of 2 references with their application, including a current Supervisor or Manager

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