Jobs Department: Operations

Prep Crew II

October 21st, 2022 |

Purpose:

The Prep Crew in the Cafeteria are responsible for preparing, cooking, and serving food to the Company employees. Following established recipes and/or menu, the Prep Crew prepare the daily meals and/or baked goods as per guidelines. While the regular menu does not change, the Prep Crew should be ready to deviate from the normal menu as per the daily special/special orders. The Prep Crew are tasked with preparing the ingredients and workstations each morning, recording each pre-order as they receive them, receiving payment, and preparing the food to be picked up at the specified time. Additionally, the Prep Crew are tasked with preparing so many regular items in advance of each break or lunch, to account for non-pre-ordered food orders. Lastly, the Prep Crew are responsible for ensuring the onsite Coolers & Vending Machines are stocked each day, monitoring stock levels, receiving stock orders as they arrive, cleaning used dishes when time allows, and cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen each day.

 

Duties:

  • Perform routine kitchen tasks.
    • Ensure that all food is received, stored, and prepared according to company standards.
    • Label, organize, and stock all ingredients on shelves so they are easily accessible.
    • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking/baking.
    • Ensure that all food items are stored properly.
    • Set up workstations and ingredients so that food can be prepared according to recipes.
    • Follow the created Prep List, which assigns daily tasks.
    • General kitchen duties (stocking cooler/vending machines, cleaning/sanitizing workstations, washing dishes, emptying trash, etc.).
  • Prepare cooking and baking ingredients daily.
    • Washing and chopping vegetables.
    • Cutting meat.
    • Other meal preparation as necessary.
  • Operate and maintain kitchen equipment in a clean and sanitary manner.
    • Follow standard food safety practices & sanitation guidelines.
    • Follow cleaning schedules as assigned.
    • Follow strict regulations on personal hygiene while in the kitchen.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties, such as reducing sauces and parboiling food.
  • Assist with preparation and execution of special events (i.e., Employee BBQ, Turkey Dinners, etc.).
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of meals and snacks in accordance with company recipe and production guides.
  • Assist with the transportation and storage of food and supplies.
  • Sell food, coffee, & baked goods during peak times (breaks & lunch).
  • Provide a high level of customer service.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be physically capable of:
    • Lifting upwards of 50 lbs. frequently to unload shipments/deliveries.
    • Standing in one spot on cement floors, or within a small area.
    • Mixing, blending, chopping, or any variation to prepare food and/or baked goods.
      • Some dexterity is expected to perform these duties.
    • Must have prior experience in food preparation and service.
      • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen.
      • Knowledge of basic food handling, preparation, and cooking techniques.
      • Knowledge of basic customer service.
      • Food handlers permit as required by provincial law and/or Company standards.
    • Must be capable of basic reading, writing, and mathematical skills.
      • The ability to communicate effectively in English is required, any additional language proficiency is an asset.
      • The ability to read, and understand, any written recipes, food guides and/or food terminology is necessary.
    • Must have clean work habits.
      • Must be organized when handling stock.
      • Must be patient when serving company team members.
      • Must have good attention to detail to identify any bad product.
    • Must be able to perform duties in a fast-paced atmosphere (peak times).
    • Very good physical condition and endurance.
    • Grade 10 education or higher.
    • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Capacities:

This position can be physically demanding with a combination of standing and/or walking on cement floors for extended periods of time. Additionally, lifting upwards of 50 lbs. can be expected to handle stock items. Legible writing is required for proper documentation. Computer literacy to operate computerized cash is expected.

 

Company Benefits:

  • Company Sponsored Pension.
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Vacation, Insurance, etc.).

Retort Hauler

October 17th, 2022 |

Purpose:

Retorting is a processing method that uses heat and pressure to sterilize food. The Retort Hauler is responsible for removing cooked product on carts from the retort and staging the product in the designated area.

 

Duties:

  • Unload retorts by pushing or pulling carts on to the ramps and then into the tippers.
  • Move carts to designated/restricted area.
  • Enter data into SAP to produce tags with product and processing details.
  • Complete tracking card to confirm cooked product has completed its process in the retort.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be physically capable of frequent exposure to heat and noise, along with greater than average walking with heavy pushing and pulling.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work the scheduled, assigned times and required overtime for the position.
  • Computer fundamental skills are required (email, SAP data entry).
  • Must be reliable, honest, alert and safety conscience.
  • Ability to work independently, assume responsibility and can remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Capacities:

This position can be physically demanding with a combination of standing, as well as lifting, pushing, and/or pulling weights upwards of 100lb when necessary, all done on cement floors. English communication skills are required to maintain both physical, and computerized, records. Working in periods of high noise levels can be expected depending on daily production outputs. The ability to work safely, and comfortably, in a humid environment is necessary.

 

Company Benefits:

  • Company Sponsored Pension.
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Available upon Completion of Probationary Period).

General Laborer

March 1st, 2021 |

Purpose:

To assist production workers.

 

Duties:

The duties of this position are those described below.  This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

 

Essential Duties

These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.

  • Scale ingredients, transport ingredients
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Open rejected cans
  • Operate meat dumper equipment, transfer raw materials to batch containers
  • Perform prep work for kitchen
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances
  • Operate/use the following equipment as necessary: materials transferred carts, shovels, electric can opener
  • Hand palletize 8-ounce six pack cases, or other cases in the event of a palletizer breakdown

 

Other Duties

  • Assist in other production departments as assigned
  • Company with all company procedures and policies, including safety rules and Good  Manufacturing Practices

 

Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant, steel toe          shoes, uniform, face shield if welding, back support belt, COVID-19 protection.

 

Physical Requirements:

 All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Hand and finger work, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Vision, Repetitive motions:

 

Degree of physical exertion required for the position. 

  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

 

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. 

  • Inside & Outside environmental conditions, Extreme cold, Extreme heat, Noise, Vibration, Hazard, Atmospheric conditions (Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation), Oils, Humidity, Respirator (required)

 

Education/Experience/Skills Required

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read/write, speak and comprehend English and/or Spanish