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Machine Tender

Primary Responsibility:

Reporting to the Supervisor and the Lead Hand Adjuster, your primary responsibility is to collect and stack bags manufactured by bag machine, monitoring machine for proper efficient operation and monitoring bags produced for required quality.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  Collect and stack bags produced by machine keeping accurate counts

2.  Help relieve for breaks

3.  Ensure all bags meet quality standards by following all Quality Control procedures; checking bags for bottom paste

4.  May catch bags when relieving for breaks or in times of absences

5.  Set up print jobs, help adjuster and perform minor adjustments as shown

6.  Complete all paper work in an accurate and timely manner

7.  Follow all Food Safety, product quality and Health and Safety Guidelines as laid out in the Departmental Summary.

8.  Assist with all other work that needs to be completed


  • Prepare all paper and ink for current and next jobs
  • Clear area of all unused ink and paper
  • Check machines by hand to ensure proper set ups
  • Draws from ink and adhesives required for each shift and returns unused portions to storage
  • Regular running breaks approximately every 2000 bags

Must haves:

  • Strong mechanical ability
  • Strong English communication for speaking, reading and writing
  • Ability to follow directions, written or spoken
  • Physically able to perform all aspects of the job; be on your feet the entire shift, bending, reaching, walking, lifting up to 50lbs


  • Strong Teamwork Ethic
  • Willingness to learn and move ahead (position can lead to a Machine Adjuster role)
  • Flexibility, reliability
  • Previous bag catching experience


  • Manufacturing and production plant
  • Breaks are 2 X 10 min paid breaks and 1 X 30 min unpaid. Breaks to be determined by Supervisor

All candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English and be available for an in person interview during normal working hours. All candidates must be able to perform this physically demanding role and be available for shift work.  All candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.

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