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Machine Operator - Simcoe, ON

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Supply Chain
Simcoe, Ontario
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Background & Purpose of the Job

We are looking for Seasonal Machine Operators at our Ice Cream Manufacturing factory in Simcoe, Ontario. Our factory produces brand names such as Breyers, Ben & Jerry's, Magnum, Klondike, and Popsicle!

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Set up machine for production including assembling various parts of machine, assemble necessary ingredients, sanitize lines, and adjust machine to formula specifications (following SOP’s)

  • Comply with all quality and GMP requirements, including completing paperwork documentation

  • Safety – Working knowledge of the workplace and the hazards within it.  Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures to ensure a safe working environment for the whole line

  • Monitors equipment for malfunctions, solving minor problems without assistance and eliminating potential threats to production

  • Communicate effectively with Supervisors and maintenance personnel regarding recurring problems and needs for repair. 

  • Quality - Ensure that all aspects of Quality within the area of responsibility are in accordance with local Quality procedures to protect and promote the brand and product

  • Conduct CIL inspections as per standard outlined for the work area

  • Perform line washes/changeovers per the line SOP and SSOP’s

  • Follow work procedures for monitoring product specifications such as weight, size, speed, code dates, CCP’s etc

What You’ll Need To Succeed:

  • Must be flexible, able to work all shifts shift to accommodate factory schedules and training

  • Shifts: 12-hour Continental Straight Shift (days or nights) or 8-hour Rotational Shifts (days, afternoons, & nights)

  • Passing score on Operator Testing – literacy, math and technical aptitude assessment

  • High School Diploma required

  • Previous factory experience is an asset

  • Ability to display problem solving, troubleshooting and decision-making skills

  • Must be computer literate –read PLC panels, data input

  • Must be a good team player capable of working within a highly effective team; responsible, supportive and able to communicate

  • Employment is conditional upon obtaining a satisfactory result of a criminal background check

What We Can Offer You

  • Starting wage - $19.14/hr

  • Receive a wage increase every 6 months for the first 2 years

  • Receive shift premiums when working a night shift

  • Generous performance-based bonus

  • Health and dental benefits after probation

  • Superior pension package 

  • Group home and auto insurance discounts

  • Opportunity to grow with the company 

  • Employee appreciation events and contests

  • Overtime hours & pay

  • Discount at the company store on your favourite Unilever products!


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Unilever Canada is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

Unilever Canada est une organisation engagé à la diversité et à l'inclusion pour stimuler nos résultats d'affaires et créer un meilleur avenir chaque jour pour nos employés, les consommateurs globaux, les partenaires et les communautés. Nous croyons qu'un effectif diversifiée nous permet de faire correspondre nos ambitions de croissance et de stimuler l'inclusion dans l'entreprise. Tous les candidats qualifiés recevront la considération pour un emploi sans égard à la race, la couleur, la religion, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité ou l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale ou ethnique, l'état matrimonial, la situation familiale, l'invalidité, les caractéristiques génétique, et une condamnation pour laquelle un pardon a été accordée.

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