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General Production Worker

Etobicoke, Ontario · General Labor
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 17 bakeries and employs approximately 4,125 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.
 
MARKETS:
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 outlet.

Position Summary:
Individual is expected to oversee the products as well as prepare them for baking, packaging and/or shipping.
 
Position Responsibilities:
  • Help machine operator set up production line, prepare baking racks and trays/boards for production
  • Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions.
  • Make adjustments to process variables
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data
  • Check products for defects and to ensure conformance to Company standards
 Physical Requirement:
  • This role is physically demanding, heavy lifting, must be able to handle weight up to 40 lbs. repetitively
  • Must have manual dexterity and be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Hand-eye co-ordination is a key requirement for this job
  • Working knowledge of English both written and oral
  • Mathematical and Computer skills
  • Able to work flexible shift as required
  • Attention to detail, work in a safe manner
  • Able to work alone and as a team member
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Be able to follow GMP & Food Safety regulations
 WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • 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
  • The bakery operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Associates might be asked to work days, afternoons or night shifts.
Canadian food and beverage manufacturers are working on an urgent basis to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a goal that we all clearly share: to sustain the food supply chain at levels that will meet the needs of Canadians.  Bimbo Canada takes this responsibility to feed Canadians with fresh baked products seriously, especially during these uncertain days.  By simply living our purpose of being highly-productive and deeply humane, we remain laser focused during this crisis to strike the right balance of protecting our Associates’ safety and wellbeing while continuing to produce and serve all Canadians with the highest quality bread and snacks.  We are currently hiring for a number of positions enabling us to continue to nourish Canadians in this time of need
Please reach out to https://www.bimbocanada.com/careers for more information about roles and locations across Canada.
 
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