Machine Operator - NEW FACILITY

Machine Operator - NEW FACILITY – Permanent Full-Time x 8

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.

Our new Delta location is currently seeking Machine Operators to join our growing Western team.

POSITION SUMMARY

You will be coming into a new plant with a heavy focus on: safety; our customers; our team (production and maintenance); best practices; and continually raising the standard. You may be underexperienced, but you understand cause and effect, and have a mindset towards attention to detail. You are comfortable around machinery and electronic control devises. You want to grow with us as we support you to build the skills for many future opportunities. 

The Machine Operator will be responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting tofu to specifications and making adjustments, as necessary to maintain quality conditions. The Machine Operator should be detail-oriented, able to follow instructions, work well with others, and help ensure that all safety regulations are followed. 

We will place a high value on individuals who understand the value of: World Class food production principles & practices; team communication and the value of collaboration with the entire operations group. 

OUR CORE BEHAVIORS

  • We have two primary questions ahead of all our actions: Will this impact safety; will this impact our Tofu?
  • Team first: Production & maintenance teams are driven by the same objective. We don’t point fingers we just solve issues. 
  • The entire team get their hands dirty… very dirty, titles don’t matter. Don’t worry, we will wash our hands.
  • We recognize the opportunity our new plant has presented us and we continually strive to be the best
  • We develop flexibility and agility: You are not afraid to cross boundaries and will cover production roles when required. 
  • We embrace modernization: We are as comfortable on the computer as we are pulling tools. We enjoy learning and executing best practices and techniques.  
  • We live by data, standard practices and routines, and measure to prioritize our actions
  • We are not afraid to hold ourselves accountable: We are self-starters, who continually ask ourselves “What could I do to be better?"

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts start-up checks and routine inspections to minimize machinery downtime and product wastage 
  • Cleans and sanitizes assigned equipment and areas.
  • Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery
  • Verifies adequate materials and supplies are available to complete operations, as needed
  • Operates tools in order to aid in the manufacturing process
  • Provides innovative solutions to improve plant efficiency
  • Logs and records readings for equipment and procedures
  • Performs periodic checks on equipment and solves problems, as detected
  • Ensures that all equipment is properly sanitized as GMP requires before production starts
  • Reports workers’ conflicts and concerns to the leadership team immediately so that follow up action can be taken in a timely manner 
  • Works with others in order to ensure that equipment is in proper working order
  • Trains and mentors fellow employees to increase their skill level in all activities
  • Observes and follows company safety rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by the leadership team.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, follow standardized work and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional communication and team building skills 

WORKING CONDITIONS 

  • Work is mainly performed in the production plant 
  • Permanent Full-Time position
  • Day shift, afternoon shift, and or a combination of both may be required.

TO APPLY

Please email, mail, or fax your resume/CV to: 

Sunrise Soya Foods
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
729 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1H5
Email: vancouverjobs@sunrise-soya.com
Fax: 604-254 2828

Thank you for your interest in Sunrise! We appreciate your application, however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.