Production Hourly Associates

Location: Langley, British Columbia
Date Posted: 07-04-2017
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. 

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. Canada Bread operates 17 bakeries and employs approximately 4,400 Associates across Canada.  It distributes its products through a network of more than 1,000 routes operated by franchisees, distributors and some Corporate Associates.

Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and foodservice 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 foodservice outlets.

Position Summary: 
We are currently looking to hire associates for our Langley production facility to help cover all shifts. Candidates will receive full-time hours, across different shifts (day, afternoon, and night). Production associates could be required to work in all areas of the facility; providing general help for the production lines. Training will be supplied.

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Work in a safe and conscientious manner
  • Ability to adhere to our “clean as you go” environment, and maintain a sanitized work area
  • Maintain integrity of the production floor and follow GMP guidelines: hair nets, ear plugs, dress code
  • Work as part of a team to ensure product quality for external & internal customers
  • Reliable and dependable, able to be at work every day, on time
  • Able to make quick decisions and work in a fast paced , repetitive task environment
  • Has the desire & drive to learn 
Working Conditions:
Production work is performed indoors in a warm, sanitary, and ventilated production floor. All workers must follow safe work practices and wear protective equipment. Jobs are repetitive in nature, and require lifting. Our Langley production facility operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Associates might be asked to work afternoons or night shifts.

Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Grade 12 education
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions and/or specifications as well as ability to understand directions verbally
  • Have solid numerical skills
  • Ability to work 8 hour shifts, evenings & weekends
  • Give an availability schedule quarterly for scheduling purposes
  • Ability to perform routine tasks for extended periods of time yet remain alert and flexible
  • Physically fit and able to lift, push, and/or pull, weight of up to 23kg (50lbs) on a regular basis
  • Have the mechanical aptitude to maintain equipment and troubleshoot problems
  • Be punctual, reliable and flexible
  • Work safely, wear PPE and follow personal hygiene policy’s
  • Ability to work in a team environment, or stay motivated when working alone
  • Be able to follow GMP & Food Safety regulations
  • Previous manufacturing experience an asset
Canada Bread provides a positive working environment and opportunity for career growth and development. Our associates include people who are enthusiastic, innovative, passionate and energetic. We invite you to explore our Careers section to discover more about our high performance culture at Canada Bread.

To be considered for this role please apply with an updated resume in Word format by clicking “Apply Now” below. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.
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