Line Operator

Location: 271 Attwell Dr, Etobicoke, ON, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 10-11-2018
Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and food service operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and food service outlet.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Understands, reads and executes the production schedule.
  • Coordinate, organize and assign tasks to shapers working on the line
  • Verify floor batch time to ensure that dough is ready to be shaped
  • Set and verify that the process line control parameters are to standard
  • Continually monitor controls to ensure that product is to specification
  • Ensure that flour dusters and mineral oil container are maintained filled at all times.
  • Dumps dough into the machine in a timely manner to ensure that the line will run efficiently
  • Monitor number of batch containers on floor to be processed to assure they do not exceed the line capacity
  • Monitors weights of dough to ensure that product is within specification.
  • Accurately records information on production documents, including but not limited to quantity produced and waste sheets in a timely.
  • Ensures that mechanical line moving parts are functioning as expected. Report mal-functioning or potential mechanical failures to supervisor.
  • Ensures that all production racks filled with shaped dough are accurately tagged with time that the shaping was finished and rack number
  • Continually communicate with Supervisor Leads and Oven Leads on dough condition and quantity
  • Comprehends and adheres to operational and safety features of the makeup line
  • Completes duties in accordance with quality assurance, GMPs, safety and other company procedures.
  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work area, including wiping equipment, tools, containers and dollies; sweeping and mopping floors and trash removal.
  • Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.
  • All other duties as assigned. 
  • Must meet the physical demands required for the job.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate the skill and ability to efficiently operate operations lines.
  • Ability to work with others
  • Good understanding of dough types and varieties.
  • Must perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be prepared to work extra hours when required.
  • Must have excellent work and attendance record. 
  • Warm and humid working environment
  • Cold working environment as well when loading into freezer
  • Fast-paced manufacturing environment, repetitive tasks, and stand for extended hours
  • Physically demanding, heavy lifting, must be able to handle weight up to 40 lbs.
  • The bakery operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Associates might be asked to work days, afternoons or night shifts. 
Job Type: Full Time Permanent with competitive Benefits
Wage: $17.00 per hour

Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at
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