A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers.
The Unitizer is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Unitizer equipment to ensure the quality of finished goods units and to ensure units are centered, strapped and stabilized for loading and storage.
Responsible for safety and efficient set up and operation of the Unitizer and ensuring the main production line is cleared and optimized
Working safety and in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures and OHS legislation; wear prescribed PPE and report all hazards to supervision
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and work instructions
Verify quality of all finished units in the Warehouse inspecting for any non-conformances and ensure product meets customer specification
Ensure all finished units are centered by the centering device, strapped and secured for loading and maximum stability
Insert top sheets on all units and sample cartons when required by customer specifications
Monitor the main production line and affix load tags with customer and manufacturing information on all units
Maintain good housekeeping practices and following food safety protocols and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Back up for the position is Converting Assistant
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or related experience and/or training;
Valid Forklift certificate, or willingness to receive Forklift training
Able to perform the physical demands of the position are a prerequisite
Strong oral and written communication skills are a prerequisite
Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.