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Ventura Foods

Ventura Foods

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Employment Type: Hourly
Shift: Afternoons
Work Designation: Onsite
Employment Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Reporting to the QA Manager, this entry level position is responsible for performing basic Janitor tasks within a food manufacturing and packaging environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing general labor duties as assigned including but not limited to:
    • General housekeeping and cleaning.
    • Cleaning and other janitorial activities as assigned.
  • Report any equipment problems in a timely & customer oriented manner.
  • Integrating all plant, quality, safety and security policies and guidelines into all day-to-day activities on the job.
  • All other work as assigned by Shift Supervisor or Manager.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Work experience in Food Manufacturing, Warehousing or a general labour position is an asset.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions related to duties.
  • Work in a team environment with continuous improvement efforts.
  • Follow all proper maintenance, sanitation and Health & Safety protocols at all times.
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and general housekeeping .
  • Acquire new skills as per training provided.
  • Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors as a Quality Focused, Service Oriented Team Player.
  • Respect and adhere to the workplace Health & Safety rules and regulations and company HACCP procedures.
  • Demonstrated track record of following all proper maintenance, sanitation and Health & Safety protocols at all times.
  • Ability to properly and safely store, mix and use all cleaning chemicals according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), HACCP, WHMIS & Safety procedures.
  • Able to operate scissor lift, forklift, power jack and floor scrubber.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Attention to detail.

Why Join Us:
Ventura Foods innovates and manufactures food solutions for foodservice and retail businesses. We make exclusive products for the world's most iconic restaurants and retailers, we provide ready-to-go product solutions for professional kitchens, and we make consumer brands everyone knows and loves. When you work for Ventura Foods, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work. As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth because you invest in ours.

Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities as well as competitive compensation and benefits, with coverage beginning following the completion of your probationary period.

  • Health, Prescription Drugs, Dental & Vision
  • RRSP Program
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Extended Health Care Benefits, Health Care Spending Account, Out of Country/Emergency Medical Travel, and other optional benefits.
  • Employee Appreciation Events​ and Employee Assistance Programs

Physical Demands:
Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance. Additional demands may be required.

Work Environment:
In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity. Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.

Diversity & Inclusion:
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment in which all employees are treated with respect is evident in our company culture and values. We believe that fostering an environment of inclusion and a focus on diversity across our organization is vital to attracting top talent, driving innovation, and meeting the high expectations of our customers in a rapidly evolving global marketplace.

Ventura Foods Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.