Feed and unload food, beverage and associated products processing machines. Feed flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers. Remove filled containers from conveyors and manually pack goods into bags, boxes or other containers. Clean work areas and equipment.

Job details

  •  Location: Coquitlam, BC
  •  Salary: 18.00 to 22.00 hourly for 30 to 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, To be determined, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits
  •  vacancies: 5 vacancies

Food production workers are responsible for the creation of food products. They may work on a wide range of products, from bread and cheese to meat and fish. Their job is to ensure that these products are safe to eat and meet all government regulations.

Food production workers typically work in clean, well-lit environments where they wear specialized clothing and equipment to protect them from contaminants or other hazards.

Food Production Worker Job Duties

Food production workers have a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:

  • Maintaining safety standards such as wearing protective gear such as hard hats and safety glasses when working with machinery or in hazardous environments
  • Preparing food ingredients by measuring, mixing, stirring, chopping, slicing, dicing, peeling, or otherwise preparing them for use in meal preparation
  • Monitoring equipment such as ovens, stoves, deep fryers, grills, microwaves, or other cooking devices to ensure they are operating correctly
  • Performing sanitation tasks such as cleaning equipment, utensils, and surfaces using cleaning chemicals or other detergents
  • Mixing ingredients to create new products or improve existing ones
  • Storing food items in refrigerators or freezers to maintain freshness until they are used
  • Marking food products with expiration dates or other labels such as “organic” or “gluten free”
  • Clearly identifying food storage locations for items such as canned goods or bottled liquids
  • Operating machines such as mixers and grinders to grind meat or blend ingredients together
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  • No degree, certificate or diploma


Will train

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Food and beverage plant



  • Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
  • Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines
  • Feed flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers
  • Remove filled containers from conveyors
  • Manually pack goods into bags and boxes or other containers
  • Feed and unload processing machines
  • Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
  • Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots


Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Youth


Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

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