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Quality Control Supervisor

Location: Guelph

Quality Control Supervisor

Status: Full-time
Location: Guelph
Department: Quality Control

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Control, this position is accountable for supporting the QC Manager and the plant QC department for the provision of efficient and effective quality control services to the Production department within the Gay Lea Foods Guelph facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary lead for the coordination and maintenance of the ISO management System (ISO 17025) program
  • Responsible for training, coaching, supporting the growth and development of 2 afternoon shift QC Technicians
  • Working closely with production staff in the areas of sanitation, hygiene, GMP’s, process controls, CCP’s and related necessary training.
  • Aligning with the QC manager to support the overall effectiveness of the lab, lab administration, ensure regular product and process checking, including analysis and reporting.
  • Secondary liaison with partners, auditors and government inspectors to ensure the co-operative maintains a positive reputation as a manufacturer of high-quality products.
  • Provide support and knowledge to the plant in regards to food safety and quality topics.
  • Developing a positive team approach by ensuring a close working relationship exists between production personnel and QC Technicians at all times.
  • Ensuring compliance to environmental programs, raw ingredient testing and ensuring all customer requirements are met.
  • Support investigation of process and product out-of-specifications, deviations and customer complaints including root cause analysis and determination of preventative and correction actions.
  • Support the plant HACCP system
  • Support SQF systems by maintaining existing systems, validate and verify programs to ensure it continually complies to SQF requirements
  • Working with the QC manager to ensure provision of QC team coverage for production as per business demands
  • Back up to QC Manager
  • Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the food industry.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology, Chemistry and/or Food Science is preferred.
  • Supervisory experience as well as excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer abilities using Word, Excel and Access.
  • Good knowledge of HACCP/GMP/FSEP & SQF.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid analytical skills and process improvement driven.

Working Environment:

Physical Demands:

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Customer Supply Chain Representative

Location: Head Office

Customer Supply Chain Representative

Status: Full time
Location: Orbitor - Head Office
Department: Customer Service

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Supply Chain - Customer Service, the Customer Supply Chain Representative is responsible for providing excellent customer service, and maximize customer growth by following company guidelines and fostering cooperative spirit through teamwork, at our Mississauga corporate office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the 24/7 Distribution Centre (DC) operations, as well as respond to customers’ requirements, working 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Bridge the daily communication between internal and external departments in operational matters to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products.
  • Update Customer Service Forms and Reference Guides.
  • Customer order management & key customer contact for issues: Shortages, Logistics tracking, etc.
  • Provide support to Key Account personnel (as needed).
  • Proactive resolution of issues that threaten Customer Service levels.
  • Liaise with external and internal customers (Sales, Marketing, Planning, Logistics Departments)
  • Ensure and exhibit a professional attitude and demeanour to all who contact the company, as well as receive and address all incoming consumer complaints for all products produced by Gay Lea Foods.
  • Issue return merchandise authorization numbers for return of products to eligible customers.
  • Respond to consumer enquiries.
  • Process credits.
  • Forward complaints with proper documentation to the respective Quality Control Supervisor, for their investigation and written response within 24 hours.
  • Make necessary arrangements to pick up complaint products for analysis.
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant Supply Chain Customer Service experience, in a fast-paced Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Post-secondary education completed.
  • Previous experience in the Food Processing Industry is a strong asset.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and excel in a team environment.
  • Self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal skills and flexibility.
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, oral, and written).
  • Ability to communicate in French is an asset.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook ).
  • Demonstrated excellent Telephone/Communication/People skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous experience with an ERP system is an asset.
  • Proven ability to exercise diplomacy in stressful situations.

Working Environment:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, with frequent interruptions and multiple deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Sitting and keyboarding for considerable amount of time.

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Human Resources Manager

Location: Longlife

Human Resources Manager

Status: Full-time (2 Toronto locations)
Location: Longlife
Department: Human Resources

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, this hands-on position partners very closely with local site leadership teams, providing strategic full cycle HR support and guidance on all matters relating to HR policies and programs, employee and labour relations, talent management, recruiting, performance management, and other key activities to support these plants achieving their goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a key and relied upon member of the site leadership teams, you will be a trusted HR consultant and work closely with local management to provide expert HR solutions and full cycle HR support
  • Work very closely with the Vice President, HR and the HR team to ensure all services and programs align with and support the overall strategic direction of the company
  • Champion progressive employee / employer relations principles
  • Day to day labour relations, including grievance resolution
  • Conduct Joint Labour / Management meetings
  • Provide support and counsel to management and employees on a wide range of employee relations and human resource initiatives, promoting positive engagement with all stakeholders
  • Provide direction and guidance on pay and benefits, policies, and reviews
  • Review local compensation and performance management, ensuring integrity and data accuracy
  • Provide support and assist with benefit related questions and concerns, claims resolutions, and any disability / WSIB transitional work management programs
  • Lead full cycle recruitment, providing support to hiring managers
  • Assist in implementing various HR initiatives, including providing recommendations on process and program improvements
  • Facilitate the organizing of corporate events such as fundraising campaigns and holiday parties; actively participate in Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned by Management
  • Occasional business travel to other sites and Corporate office as needed
 

Qualifications:

  • University degree with focus on Human Resource Management; CHRP or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience:
  • hands-on HR leadership role
  • non-union and union experience in a manufacturing environment
  • CPG industry (food industry an asset)
  • Health & Safety experience an asset
  • Working knowledge of Employment Standards, Human Rights, WSIB, and Labour legislation
  • Strong business acumen; understanding how to balance the needs of the business with positive employee engagement
  • Demonstrated background and understanding of organizational behaviour, group dynamics, and motivational theories
  • Flexible and results-oriented approach to work within a relatively unstructured environment with multiple and constantly shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and quickly gain credibility to influence and provide coaching
  • Superior communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to influence and coach others, while working collaboratively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong professionalism and diplomacy pertaining to all areas of discretion and confidentiality
  • Self-starter, strategic thinking, and customer focused
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) and HRM systems
  • Experience in a Time & Attendance environment; background with Ceridian Dayforce an asset
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume directly to: Dana Stevens, Vice President, Human Resources, Gay Lea Foods, 5200 Orbitor Drive, Mississauga, ON L4W 5B4 or email dstevens@gayleafoods.com.

Working Environment:

Physical Demands:

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Quality Control Lab Technician

Location: Teeswater

Quality Control Lab Technician

Status: Full-time
Location: Teeswater
Department: Quality Control

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the QC Lab Technician is responsible for covering all aspects of the Quality Control operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collect product samples from equipment, bulk vessels and storage tanks
  • Prepare samples, media and buffers used for daily analysis
  • Perform chemical and microbiological testing of dairy products
  • Conduct environmental sampling and analysis
  • Enter data on specified forms and computer aided records
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory instruments
  • Clean and maintain tidiness of laboratory
  • Produce quality control and inspection reports with high level of accuracy and reliability
  • Work closely with production staff in the areas of sanitation, hygiene, GMP’s and training
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Review and update documents related to Food Safety Manual
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Quality Control Supervisor
  • Demonstrate strict adherence to Gay Lea Foods’ policies and practices

Qualifications:

  • Able to stand for long periods
  • Physically able to collect samples below foot level inside storage vessels
  • Ability to climb stairs regularly
  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the food industry
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or post-secondary Diploma in Microbiology, Food Science or Chemistry
  • Knowledge of microbiological procedures, aseptic and autoclaving techniques
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s Allergens, and Food security.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer abilities using Word & Excel
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Own transportation and ability to work weekends

Working Environment:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, with frequent interruptions and multiple deadlines in an office and manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands:

Sitting, walking and keyboarding for a considerable length of time.

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Logistics Coordinator

Location: Brampton

Logistics Coordinator

Status: Full-time
Location: Brampton
Department: Transportation

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor, the Logistics Coordinator is responsible for dispatching, route planning, labor planning, and coordinating shipments with both own carrier base and three people within the Canadian network.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Route plan and sequence calls for next day shipment requirements on Gay Lea asset base
  • Communicate and tender sales orders to third party carriers going outside the geographical service region of own fleet
  • Coordinate daily ad-hoc delivery requirements and backhauls
  • Coordinate additional driver support as required through partnered service providers
  • Coordinate equipment to and from maintenance
  • Provide communicational status updates to internal and external stakeholders as requested on ETAs, delays for sales orders
  • Ensure drivers are prepared for work with Log Books, Safety equipment, etc.
  • Responsible for incident and accident report/documentation
  • Ensure all PODS are collected and accounted for, scanned into knowledge link
  • Ensure all driver routing packets are prepared and assembled with the necessary documentation, bills, RMAS, pick up appointments etc.
  • Approve/Decline/Process demurrage charges with 3rd party carriers
  • Monitor and report on driver/route KPI’s
  • Document delays, and report on corrective actions for planning, systematic issues

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Telephone/Communication/People skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong time management and priority allocation skills, urgency understanding
  • Proficiency in Word/Excel
  • Exceptional keyboarding skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • 2 years Prior logistics and dispatch experience
  • 3 year college diploma in business/supply chain designations

Working Environment:

Physical Demands:

Night Shift - 5:00pm to 5:00am Wednesday To Saturday (Rotating Wednesday every other week)

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Supply Chain Planner

Location: Head Office

Supply Chain Planner

Status: Full-time
Location: Orbitor - Head Office
Department: Supply Chain

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain Planning, this position is responsible for planning the volume of production at our Cheese facilities to meet our customers demand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare production schedules for the manufacture of products by SKU.
  • Draw up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation.
  • Meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Utilize production specifications and plant capacity data to plan require production volumes while maximizing efficiencies in the plants.
  • Communicate with the demand forecaster, customer service, distribution, sales and marketing staff and some customers to best determine customer’s demand and schedule production to meet the demand.
  • Utilize the Warehouse Management System to determine inventory levels, demand forecast, shelf life of product and shipping information to assist in the calculation of production volumes.
  • Manage inventory volumes to provide the best possible shelf life to our customers.
  • Confer with plant supervisors to determine status of production.
  • Expedite operations that delay schedules and alter schedules accordingly to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Communicate production schedules to procurement and warehousing to ensure sufficient packaging and raw materials are available for future production.
  • (May) prepare purchase orders to obtain such products that are co-packaged by other manufactures for Gay Lea Foods.
  • Occasional travel to our Ivanhoe and Salerno plants.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in production control, planning, inventory control and/or materials in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Post-secondary education with a Supply Chain focus or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in Supply Chain concepts (safety stock planning, MRP calculations, scheduling constraints and bottlenecks, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Excel).
  • Lean/Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with JDA software or Microsoft Dynamics AX are considered great assets.
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge status quo, influence and drive change and results.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to multi task and work to deadlines.
  • Highly developed analytical, quantitative and data analysis aptitude.

Working Environment:

Primarily sedentary in nature with regular interruptions and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Sitting, walking and keyboarding for a considerable length of time.

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Process Excellence Specialist

Location: Clayson

Process Excellence Specialist

Status: Full-time
Location: Clayson
Department: Process Excellence

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Lead, Process Excellence, this position serves as a team lead for targeted continuous improvement initiatives and change management engagements. Using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and tools in conjunction with change management and project management skills, this incumbent will assist in identifying and defining projects, perform current state assessments, facilitate and/or lead project improvement teams and perform ongoing audits of improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross-functional project teams to identify and deliver process improvement initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction and operating cost reduction.
  • Facilitate and lead the development of current and future processes flowcharts/process maps, and detailed procedures recommending process changes to enhance operational excellence and minimize inefficiencies.
  • Support the integration of process improvements into business practices, establishing and maintaining high quality assurance standards, procedures and controls.
  • Provide technical leadership and support in the development of process maps and procedures for the SOP manuals, ensuring accuracy, consistency and alignment with best practices.
  • Complete the detailed analysis of processes within the company, including gathering and analyzing data and investigating performance.
  • Develop, implement and produce the KPIs to continuously improve metrics and reports to support business process improvements.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with SME (subject matter experts), project team members & management across the organization.
  • Raise awareness, support and use process improvement methods and tools through education, information and sharing of best practices.
  • Other projects as assigned by Management.

Qualifications:

  • Must have University degree, preferably with a focus on operations, supply chain or engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience within a food environment.
  • Experienced in leading and implementing business change within a collaborative and values-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and communicate with diverse stakeholders to gain buy-in.
  • Familiarity with Business Process Management (BPM), Six Sigma and Lean methodologies and tools.
  • Expert knowledge of Visio and MS Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; effective presentation skills.
  • Highly developed analytical, quantitative and data analysis aptitude.
  • Exceptional organization, prioritization and planning skills
  • Committed to employee engagement and a passion for operational excellence.
  • Flexible to accommodate various locations and hours as needed. 

Working Environment:

Primarily sedentary in nature with regular interruptions and deadlines. Regular travel to other facilities.

Physical Demands:

Sitting, walking and keyboarding for a considerable length of time.

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Plant Helper

Location: Longlife

Plant Helper

Status: Full time – (Shift: Continental day shift)
Location: Longlife
Department: Production

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the scope of this position is responsible for performing general plant duties in various departments, including the new Creamer Filler.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general plant duties safely, including hand packing product, palletizing cases, moving skids, etc.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Provide weekend coverage as required based on production volumes
  • Ensure Food Safety & Quality, as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other training materials provided
  • Complete and maintain accurate records
  • Monitor and maintain the Quality, Food Safety and Safe Quality Food (SQF) systems
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma and/or relevant dairy experience
  • Demonstrated safe work habits within a manufacturing environment, and knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including excellent sanitary habits, Clean In Place (CIP) systems, and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Flexibility in terms of shift work, performing other duties as required, and multi-tasking
  • Physically capable of accomplishing the demands of the job
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Mechanical aptitude and solid troubleshooting skill

Working Environment:

Extended exposure to dust, extreme temperatures and multiple deadlines. Frequent exposure to hazards including chemical substances, hazardous machines and moving objects. Regular exposure to noise and odour.

Physical Demands:

Standing and walking, for extended length of time. Regular stair climbing (22 stairs from production floor to common lunch, rest and office areas). Occasional lifting of materials to a maximum weight of 20 kg.

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Dispatcher

Location: Teeswater

Dispatcher

Status: Full-time
Location: Teeswater
Department: Bulk Hauling

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the scope of this position includes working with the Bulk Hauling team to ensure smooth movement of products within plant, to inter-company and external customers, scheduling driver hours, optimizing routes, truck maintenance, statistical reporting and analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, monitor and schedule drivers to meet ongoing business requirements in a continually changing environment while ensuring the most efficient and cost effective means.
  • Work with lease providers to schedule routine maintenance and arrange for repairs when necessary while reducing downtime.
  • Compile data to optimize the use of resources; fuel, labour, etc. and identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Assist in loading and offloading of trucks if needed.
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping.
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required

Qualifications:

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License with "AZ" or “DZ” classification: “A” or “D” licence, "Z" Airbrake Endorsement – clean drivers abstract
  • Valid Milk Graders license
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in the transportation field (DSD and Freight Management), preferably  food industry, dairy industry would be an asset
  • Strong troubleshooting ability and results driven
  • Familiar with continuous improvement processes and methodologies also considered an asset
  • Knowledge of HACCP
  • Accurate when working with calculations
  • Knowledge of GMPs
  • Previous experience scheduling shifts preferred
  • Previous experience scheduling truck maintenance and repairs
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to effectively manage multiple changing priorities
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Products – Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • An excellent team player, flexibility and good communication skills
  • Ability to work week-ends and respond to calls after hours as necessary

Working Environment:

Regular exposure to long duration on road and frequent interruptions. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures.

Physical Demands:

Sitting for extended length of time, standing and walking for considerable length of time. Moderate lifting of materials up to maximum 25 kg.

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Product Maker

Location: Clayson

Product Maker

Status: Full-time (Shift: Nights)
Location: Clayson
Department: Processing

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Processing Supervisor, this full-time position is responsible for the timely preparation of product formulations and ensuring the formulations meet requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate automated processing equipment including product formulation through ingredient preparation, weight monitoring, mixing and pasteurizing
  • Blend product according to formulations and complete necessary documentation
  • Record accurate and detailed processing records
  • Interact with maintenance and supervisory staff regarding processing issues
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma and/or relevant food or dairy processing experience
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of HACCP and HTST pasteurizing systems as applied to a dairy processing plant
  • Milk and cream Graders’ Certificate and HTST pasteurizer course considered an asset
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Mechanical aptitude and solid troubleshooting abilities
  • Physically capable of performing the demands of the job and ability to multi-task

Working Environment:

Regular exposure to noise, cold temperatures, humidity and dry conditions. Continuous exposure to hazardous machines, moving objects (forklifts) and frequent interruptions. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures.

Physical Demands:

Standing for extended length of time, sitting and walking for considerable length of time. Moderate lifting of materials up to maximum 60lbs.

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Milk Receiver

Location: Teeswater

Milk Receiver

Status: Full-time - (Shift: Rotating Continental Shifts)
Location: Teeswater
Department: Bulk Hauling

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Teeswater Trucking & Milk Hauling, this position is required to handle the receiving and unloading of milk and cream shipments as well as the blending of products per formulations. Candidates are required with the following qualifications and will perform the duties listed below.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct CIP and sanitize the tanks, silos and line circuits including housekeeping of the Milk Receiving & Blending section
  • Blend product according to formulations and complete necessary documentation
  • Receive and unload milk and cream shipments
  • Troubleshoot in a fast-paced environment
  • Work closely with R O Operators, Lead Hands, Milk Truck Drivers as well as Maintenance and Quality Control staff
  • Attend prescribed courses/training
  • Available to work on a rotating 24/7 schedule

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience in a HACCP regulated dairy, beverage or food processing environment
  • Familiarity with GMP’s, CIP systems and Milk Receiving processes
  • Hands on skills using automated processing equipment; mathematical abilities; and the physical ability to work in a Multi Tasking, warm, humid environment
  • Minimum Grade 12 education with relevant dairy experience
  • AZ license
  • Milk and Cream Graders’ License considered an asset
  • Excellent troubleshooting and interpersonal skills

Working Environment:

Extended exposure to dust, extreme temperatures and multiple deadlines. Frequent exposure to hazards including chemical substances, hazardous machines and moving objects. Regular exposure to noise and odour.

Physical Demands:

Standing and walking, for extended length of time. Crouching, climbing stairs and working in awkward positions for considerable length of time. Occasional lifting of materials to a maximum weight of 25 kg (skim milk powder and ingredient bags).

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Bulk Liquid Hauling Driver

Location: Teeswater

Bulk Liquid Hauling Driver

Status: Full-time - (Shift: Nights and regular weekend coverage)
Location: Teeswater
Department: Bulk Hauling

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Teeswater Trucking and Milk Hauling, this position is responsible for transporting milk to other Gay Lea facilities or other destinations. Candidates are required with the following qualifications and will perform the duties listed below.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on equipment
  • Maintain an up to date and accurate log book
  • Transport milk in a safe and efficient manner to other Gay Lea facilities and other destinations
  • Available to work on a rotating 24/7 schedule

Qualifications:

  • Minimum grade 12 education and/or relevant dairy experience
  • AZ license with clean driving abstract
  • Familiarity with GMP's
  • Bulk tank milk grader certification preferred
  • An excellent team player, flexibility and good verbal and written communication skills

Working Environment:

Regular exposure to long duration on road and frequent interruptions. Majority of work completed during night hours. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures.

Physical Demands:

Sitting for extended length of time, standing and walking for considerable length of time. Moderate lifting of materials up to maximum 25 kg.

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Ghee Processing Operator

Location: Teeswater

Ghee Processing Operator

Status: Contract – full-time hours (8-10 hour days) (Shift: Afternoons/nights (rotating) shifts)
Location: Teeswater
Department: Production

Job Scope:

Reporting directly to the Production Supervisor, the scope of this position involves all aspects of plant labour in a food production environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and complete automated Clean In Place (CIP) washes, as well as manual cleaning of equipment and environmental cleaning
  • Complete and document Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) related items
  • Record detailed production and Clean In Place (CIP) reports
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma and/or relevant food processing experience
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Ability to be flexible in terms of shift work and perform other duties as required
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Physically capable of performing the demands of the job and ability to multi-task
  • Computer skills would be an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude and trouble shooting ability.

Working Environment:

Extended exposure to extreme temperatures and multiple deadlines. Frequent exposure to hazards including chemical substances, hazardous machines and moving objects. Regular exposure to noise and odour.

Physical Demands:

Standing and walking, for extended length of time. Crouching, climbing stairs and working in awkward positions for considerable length of time. Occasional lifting of materials to a maximum weight of 25 kg.

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How To Apply

Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.
  1. Application

    Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@gayleafoods.com Be sure to list job title in the subject line.
  2. Selection

    Applicants’ education, experience, and skills will be reviewed. Those who best meet our position needs will be contacted for an initial phone screen.
  3. Interview

    Applicants may be invited to one or more interviews. Questions asked are designed to assess an individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and fit within the organisation.
Successful applicants will be extended an offer upon the satisfactory completion of professional references. Then, our onboarding begins!
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