Open Position: Machine Operator – Vertical Form Fill and Seal
Founded in 1975 and operating continuously for over 40 years, Rapid Aid Corporation is a world leader in branded and private label manufacturing of easy-to-use, safe and comfortable hot and cold therapy products. We are the only manufacturer of hot and cold therapy products with wholly-owned manufacturing facilities in both North America and Asia.
We are seeking Machine Operators to join our growing team at our Mississauga, ON manufacturing facility. Machine Operators are required to read and follow written work instructions and work orders, and be able to start and stop the production line as needed to keep up with workflow and to prevent potential quality issues and safety hazards. Machine Operators are required to load and unload material and finished product by hand, including packaged and unpackaged product, placing finished product on pallets to be delivered to other locations within the facility. Machine Operators inspect products for defects and pull defective items off the line before they proceed further in the production process, labelling and rerouting defective products away from the production area. Line operators properly label all products and ensure that labels and product information match. Machine operators place line machinery on the correct settings with regard to speed and heat when different products or different phases of production are being used, according to company machine specifications, and will maintain a neat and clean work area. May also be material handle from time to time.
The successful candidates will have 1-2 years’ experience in a production environment performing repetitive tasks efficiently and safely. Experience operating a Vertical Form Fill and Seal machine is a definite asset. Attention to detail is critical, as is the physical ability to lift materials, reach and bend, and work with prolonged standing. The ability to communicate in English in a team environment is required.
When applying, please also state your wage expectations for this role.