Production Lead Hand

GFR Ingredients is located in Barrhead, Alberta where we process and manufacturer premium, plant based ingredients. We are seeking to hire a “Production-Lead Hand” to join our Production team to work a rotational shift.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Exercise control and direction of manufacturing process, procedures and work instructions for staff.
  • Organize the operating staff for the shift.
  • Ensure all materials needed for runs match to the list/ pick ticket.
  • Check the product run specs and notify operators of any special instructions.
  • Maintain compliance with GMP, Health and Safety, and company rules and guidelines.
  • Train employees and ensure adherence to job instructions, quality requirements, safety compliance and company policies.
  • Ensure that employees are sufficiently trained to work with machines or equipment.
  • Monitor runs, assist operators as required and help troubleshoot.
  • Create a positive work environment by sharing and demonstrating functional/technical knowledge.
  • Ensure production efficiency is maintained at the highest possible level without jeopardizing safety, quality or cost standards.
  • Report daily activities to management.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements include:

  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Superior analytical, communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.
  • Basic mathematical/accounting skills

Experience & Education:

  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • Knowledge of safety practices applicable to food processing environments and ability to follow established safety procedures.
  • A minimum of two years related experience in a manufacturing environment is required for this role.
  • Knowledge of blending and the set up/running of tablet presses and encapsulation machines, or experience in running packaging lines is considered an asset.

We value our employees and provide a respectful, safe and supportive work environment! Along with competitive wages, we offer a fully paid comprehensive benefit package.

If you are interested in joining our team, we look forward to receiving your resume. Please send your resume to jobs@gfringredients.com or drop your application off in person. Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in GFR Ingredients!