KITCHEN OPERATOR- CANDY MANUFACTURING | 12 HOURS DAY SHIFT

MISSISSAUGA
FROM $18.75 PER HOUR
MORNING SHIFT
POSITION SUMMARY

THE KITCHEN OPERATOR HARD CANDY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING BATCHES OF HARD CANDY AS PER FORMULATION, AND ENSURING PRODUCT QUALITY AND FOOD SAFETY.

!!!NOW CLIENT IS LOCATED IN SOUTH ETOBICOKE, BUT WILL MOVE TO OAKVILE IN 2 MONTH. CANDIDATE NEEDS TO BE READY TO COMMUTE TO BOTH LOCATIONS.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
THE KITCHEN OPERATOR HARD CANDY REPORTS DIRECTLY TO THE KITCHEN SUPERVISOR, AND THE OPERATIONS MANAGER.
NO POSITIONS REPORT TO THE KITCHEN OPERATOR.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
ALL MANUFACTURING PERSONNEL, PLANNING & INVENTORY CONTROL MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER & TECHNICIAN

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
WEIGHING AND MEASURING INGREDIENTS AS PER FORMULATIONS.
MONITORING THE AUTOMATED COOK KETTLES.
OPERATING THE MIXER TO INCORPORATE FLAVOUR AND COLOUR INTO THE SUGAR MASS AS REQUIRED.
OPERATING THE BATCH KNEADER.
MONITORING THE FORMING MACHINES ENSURING PRODUCT IS BEING FED INTO THE MACHINE PROPERLY, ENSURING THE CUTTING IS TO SPECIFICATION, AND TO MINIMIZE WASTE.
VISUALLY INSPECTING PRODUCT.
ASSISTING/TRAINING TEAM MEMBERS.
CLEANING WORK AREAS AND EQUIPMENT.
DISPOSING OF GARBAGE/CARDBOARD.
MAINTAINING PRODUCTION RECORDS AS REQUIRED.
PERFORM ADDITIONAL TASKS AS REQUIRED.



WORKING ENVIRONMENT
FAST-PACED PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT.
WORKING IN AREAS WHERE MACHINERY AND FORKLIFTS ARE BEING OPERATED.
DAILY EXPOSURE TO STRONG ODOURS FROM PRODUCTS BEING MANUFACTURED.
HIGH LEVELS OF NOISE IN MANUFACTURING AREA.
WHMIS CONTROLLED CHEMICALS USED FOR MAINTENANCE, CLEANING.
REGULATED INSIDE CLIMATE.

EQUIPMENT USED
COOKER, TRANSFER TROLLEY, BATCH MIXER, BATCH KNEADER, BATCH ROLLER/ROPE SIZER/FORMING MACHINES, FEED ELEVATOR/CONVEYOR
PUMP TRUCK, ELECTRIC WALKIE PALLET TRUCK (TRAINING REQUIRED)
CLEANING EQUIPMENT (I.E. BROOMS, MOPS)

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
SAFETY SHOES (STEEL TOES) ARE REQUIRED IN THE PLANT.
HAIRNETS, SAFETY GLASSES, AND GLOVES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION AND/OR QUALITY ASSURANCE REASONS.
SECURITY PROCEDURES REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES TO BE SCREENED FOR CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

SKILLS
ABILITY TO READ AND WRITE IN ENGLISH.
ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY IN ENGLISH.
BASIC NUMERICAL ABILITY (COUNTING, ADDITION, MULTIPLICATION).
MECHANICALLY INCLINED: ABLE TO OPERATE, TROUBLESHOOT, AND MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT.

KNOWLEDGE (TRAINING PROVIDED)
KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES.
KNOWLEDGE OF HACCP.
KNOWLEDGE OF SAFETY & SECURITY PROCEDURES.

ATTRIBUTES/COMPETENCIES
ABILITY TO WORK WITH MINIMAL SUPERVISION.
ABILITY TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCEDURES.
STRONG ATTENTION TO DETAIL.

EXPERIENCE
1-2 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN A FOOD MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT
EDUCATION/TRAINING
COMPLETION OF HIGH SCHOOL.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY IN ENGLISH.
ABILITY TO STAND FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME.
MOBILITY THROUGH MANUFACTURING PLANT, AROUND PALLETS, MACHINERY AND IN THE VICINITY OF LIFT TRUCKS.
MANUAL DEXTERITY.
HAND-EYE COORDINATION.
ABILITY TO PERFORM VISUAL INSPECTION OF PRODUCTS.
ABILITY TO LIFT UP TO 25KG.

COGNITIVE DEMANDS
GENERAL LEARNING ABILITY AND COMPREHENSION.
ABILITY TO WORK ON REPETITIVE TASKS.
ABILITY TO READ AND UNDERSTAND FORMULAS AND SPECIFICATIONS.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL.

JOB HAZARD ASSESSMENT

POTENTIAL HAZARDS - HAZARD CONTROL METHOD
HOT MATERIAL - PPE: HEAT RESISTANT GLOVES; RUBBER APRON; RUBBER SLEEVES
MANUAL LIFTING - SAFE LIFTING TRAINING
ERGONOMICS - ERGONOMIC TRAINING
STRUCK BY (LIFT TRUCKS, PUMP TRUCKS, MOVING EQUIPMENT, OVERHEAD CONVEYORS) MANDATORY USE OF SAFETY SHOES - PEDESTRIAN SAFETY TRAINING BUMP CAPS AVAILABLE FOR USE
CONTACTED BY (MOVING EQUIPMENT; MATERIALS) -PPE: HEAT RESISTANT GLOVES; SAFETY SHOES
HOISTING (LIFTING USING MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT) - MACHINE GUARDING
CAUGHT IN /BETWEEN WHILE OPERATING KNEADERS; - BATCH ROLLERS MACHINE GUARDING
UNIFORM SHIRTS MUST HAVE CUFFS
PINCH/CRUSH - MACHINE GUARDING
ELECTRICITY/ENERGY RELEASE FROM EQUIPMENT -LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT PROCEDURES
CHEMICALS - SDS & WHMIS TRAINING PPE AS REQUIRED
COMPRESSED AIR USE -MANDATORY EYE PROTECTION
LADDER USE - ADDER TRAINING
SLIPS, TRIPS, FALLS - HOUSEKEEPING & ORGANIZATION
NOISE - MANDATORY USE OF HEARING PROTECTION

We are an equal opportunity employer should you require special accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know.


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