Process Operator (Production)

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Process Operator (Production) | Full-Time

Amhil North America is part of the Wentworth Technologies group of companies that provide smart, safe and sustainable packaging solutions for the consumer, industrial and foodservice industries in North America and Europe.

Under the Wentworth Technologies Umbrella, Amhil North America is a privately held Thermoforming Plastics Packaging company focused on delivering Best Value to our customers and partners.

Over the past twenty years, Amhil North America has expanded its product offering to include drinking cups, portion cups and food packaging and now includes products that are 100% recyclable, produced with recycled content and available as carbon neutral.


Overview

Process Operators work two different types of machinery, ensuring a safe work environment for all. This role allows you to operate different areas of the production line ensuring the equipment continues to produce the required level and quality of output to meet the team targets.

A mechanical & technical aptitude test must be completed to determine which machinery you will support.

Shifts:

Depending on which equipment you are assigned

  • 12 hour, rotating Continental (7 to 7)
  • 8 hour, rotating (7 to 3, 3 to 11, 11 to 7)

Safety First

  • Conduct all work in a safe manner — think “Safety First”!
  • Wear prescribed PPE when performing all jobs.
  • Be aware of hazards associated with each task.
  • Report to the Supervisor any hazard or potential hazard.
  • Report and communicate any unsafe practices or working conditions encountered to your Supervisor and team members.

Details

  • Monitor and stock the lines with packaging materials (cartons, bag tape, poly bags and labels) / clear and store un-used packaging materials as required.
  • Monitor material flow, bins and hoppers.
  • Ensure all scrap product and sheet material is removed from the lines, ground up and that regrind material is consumed within allowable limits.
  • Roll and feed sheets into canopy, trim press and thermo former.
  • Refill greasers, oilers and distilled water tanks and complete equipment checklists.
  • Maintain tight control of all materials and keep all forms of waste to a minimum.
  • Responsible to ensure that all the necessary equipment, process, quality and sanitation checks are conducted as per established procedures.
  • Monitor process and product quality to ensure products are produced within control parameters. Complete check sheets.
  • Complete all SPC requirements at the prescribed frequency and take corrective actions, as outlined in procedures.
  • Ensure material blends are correct and in control.
  • Trouble-shoot and make adjustments as needed to maintain the highest quality yield at all times.
  • Trouble-shoot loaders
  • Conduct and ensure preventative maintenance is performed as per established schedules / procedures / practices.
  • Identify equipment maintenance issues that require attention (eg. worn bushings, loose or missing guards, leaks, etc.)
  • Alert supervision, maintenance and/or technical support if anything requires attention.
  • Know where all emergency stops are located and check fire extinguishers on the line once per shift.
  • Move finished product into the appropriate location in the Warehouse and generate license plate.
  • Assist Packers during changeovers. Watch for mixed product. Assist with box taping and movement of finished product as required.
  • Ensure that the working area is kept clean, orderly and safe. Ensure garbage is dumped, area cleaned and garbage cans returned to their proper location in the production area.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

What we’re looking for

  • A Great Attitude!
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred).
  • Ability to understand English written and verbal instructions.
  • Able to lift 35-40 lbs on a regular basis and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to clearly fill out labels, reports, and checklists.
  • Proper use of tools required.
  • Must be able to work either an 8 or 12 hour shift schedule, and days, afternoon, and nights.
  • Must be flexible to work different work schedules as required as work assignments will change and opportunity to complete work may require a shift change.
  • Must be willing to work in areas of extreme heat and humidity
  • Must be willing to wear all required protective equipment
  • Required to work in areas with high noise levels and dust.

Also nice to have

  • Familiar with Amhil products or plastic thermoforming.

 

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.

Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.