Packaging Line Operator

  prince-edward-island

Packaging Line Operator Vanco Farms Ltd. specializes in growing specialty potatoes, organic potatoes, premium cut tulips, and tulip bulbs. The farm is family owned and operated, and we proudly grow our products in the signature red soil of Prince Edward Island. We are currently looking for a Packaging Line Operator here in our Mount Albion plant to work in our Potato processing facility.

Position Summary The Packaging Line Operator is part of the warehouse facility processing team that is grading, processing and packaging potatoes and tulips. The Operator is responsible for running a variety of packaging lines within our facility.

Position Responsibilities • Operates equipment on the packaging line and manages crew to meet packaging goals • Ensures all employees on crew are following safety protocols and wearing PPE as necessary • Monitors equipment for proper mechanical operations and efficiency • Works closely with other departments (Maintenance, Quality, etc..) to ensure product specifications are met • Completes necessary documentation and reports accurately, and on-time • Troubleshoots problems with packaging line and makes necessary adjustments • Assists in sanitation and moving of equipment when needed • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities • Minimum of 1+ years of Packaging Machine Operator experience required • Excellent work ethic with a high level of responsibility • Must be willing to lead the other workers on the line • Must be accurate and timely in completion of required paperwork • Must have a strong commitment to Safety and Food Safety • Food plant related training and/or certifications are a plus! • Detail oriented, well organized, positive and solution oriented

Vanco Farms Ltd. offers a competitive wage and benefit package, to be negotiated. Hours of work are dependent on customer orders, flexibility to work days and hours as well as evenings and Saturdays would be required.

Interested applicants can forward their resumes to the attention of Jonathan Mosher, Human Resources Manager – jonathan@vancofarms.com or drop them off in person to 9311 Trans Canada Highway, Mount Albion, PE