Production Associates

Position Title: Production Associates
Term: Permanent, Part-time (2-5 days/week) and Full-time
Location: Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON
Closing Date: n/a

Since 1956, Sunrise Soya Foods has been trusted by generations to produce healthy and delicious soy products. As Canada’s leading tofu manufacturer, we are dedicated in our commitment to putting Goodness First® behind everything that we do. From our products to our workplace, we adhere to our values of: Customer Focus, Honesty and Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Corporate Citizenship.

Both our Vancouver and Toronto production departments are currently seeking Production Associates to join our growing team.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting machine operators and leadhands to complete the daily production plan and ensuring that all products made meets the Company’s product quality standards.  The incumbent is also responsible for filling out load tags and transferring finished products to the Shipping Department.

MAJOR POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Reports any production abnormalities to Production management, such as unsafe working condition, machinery problems, product quality problems or problems with raw materials / supplies.
  • Exercises Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Adheres to company working standards.
  • Maintains cleanliness and tidiness of the production floor and soybean unloading area.
  • Follows work safe procedures and wears protective equipment as required.
  • Ensures that no production supplies and materials are kept directly on the floor.
  • Ensures all production supplies and materials are closed and sealed with tape after use.
  • Teamwork with other employees and leadhands to meet the daily scheduled production volume.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Production Leadhands and Production Management Team.
  • Compiles and adheres to HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements and practices.
  • Reports observations of any deviation to the process/procedure or a defect or non-conformance to the product which may result in a situation requiring food safety assessment and placing product on hold or scrapping the product to management immediately.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Formal Education
  • High school graduate or equivalent qualification.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in working in a food manufacturing plant a definite asset.
  • Experience in working in an assembly line a definite asset. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic English skills
  • Strong team player
  • Various shifts available which include mornings, nights and weekends
  • Exposure to noise and a wet working environment
  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs on a consistent basis

COMPENSATION PLAN

  • Annual incentive plan
  • Medical/dental benefits upon completion of probation

To apply at the Toronto location, please email or fax your resume/CV to: 

Email: torontojobs@sunrise-soya.com
Fax: (416) 233 - 2337 

To apply at the Vancouver location, please email or fax your resume/CV to: 

Email: humanresources@sunrise-soya.com
Fax: (604) 254 - 2828

We thank all applicants for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.