Protein Plant Operator Assistant
Agrocorp Processing Ltd.
Cut Knife, SK
Position Summary

The Pea Protein Plant Operator is responsible for participating in the day-to-day operations of the plant while maintaining efficient production in desired quality and quantity. The position works with the shift/team in achieving key performance indicators for safety, environment, quality, customer service, and cost control.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Plant Operations & Maintenance:
Participate in safety pre-shift safety meetings
Provide feedback to Shift Supervisor on opportunities to improve efficiency, safety, or quality of the product;
Keep plant clean and organized
Report any equipment deficiencies and mechanic issues immediately to Shift Supervisor
Carry out regular maintenance, inspection, and cleaning, as directed

Regulation & Quality Control:
Ensure production is in accordance with regulatory requirements
Ensure work is completed within standards that meet safety, regulatory compliance, environment, quality, customer service, and cost controls.
Always follow good manufacturing processes, meeting industry regulations and equipment protocols
Practice quality control protocol upon acquiring, production and delivery;
Report issues any opportunities for improving quality control.

Safety:
Communicate, document and control hazards, as instructed
Report all incidents to Shift Supervisor or Plant Manager;
Document all incidents;
Only conduct tasks they have been trained and instructed to do;
Communicate training opportunities and interests to Shift Supervisors;
Wear personal protective equipment when on duty;

Team Work & HR:
Work proactively with the team on receiving deliveries, shipping products and communicating key information;
Share knowledge with Agrocorp team members and provide constructive feedback;
Inform the team of any issues or any issues around quality or that would affect the operations immediately;
Provide quality customer service to vendors and truck drivers and promote Agrocorp brand in any interactions with customers onsite.
Foster a team culture;
Identify opportunities for process improvement;
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience with food processing plant operations an asset
Grain commodity experience and understanding
Multi-tasker who is a solution-focused and a problem solver
Effective written and verbal communication skills in English
Strong time management skills