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 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
All shipping related functions, including loading & unloading of trailers
Breaks down and assembles product in the pit area
Performs returns audits as per specific shift function
Takes action to correct any issues and to make improvements
Directly helps the department to meet targets and goals while maintaining a healthy and safe work environment
Other responsibilities as required
REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITY & EXPERIENCE:
Able to work safely, in a fast-paced environment with repetitive tasks
Previous experience with push truck / forklift operation an asset
Flexibility to work various shifts
Basic computer skills are required
Able to stand and walk throughout the shift
Can work well in a team environment and support team members, with minimal supervision
Strong communication skill and able to speak, read, and write English
Warm and humid working environment in the summer months
Fast-paced environment, repetitive tasks, and stand for extended hours
Physically demanding, heavy lifting, must be able to handle weight up to 40 lbs.