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Job Position: Machine Operator-Packer

  • Application Deadline: 22nd December 2021
  • Employment Type: Part Time and Full Time Availability
  • Location(s): Smithville
  • Compensation: $15.00 per hour
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

• Excellent attendance is a must
• Previous Machine Operation experience is essential
• Great attitude and ability to work in a team environment is mandatory
• Self-starter and ability to prioritize
• Solid understanding of a production environment required
• Mechanically inclined persons with an understanding of troubleshooting processes are desired
• Good hand eye coordination, and ability to work at a fast pace
• Clear written and verbal communication
• Ability to use a computer

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all ice cream packaging press machinery you are
assigned to
• Perform all tasks in the safest possible manner and maintain good housekeeping practices
• Perform changeover of applicable equipment and provide accurate detail to mechanics regarding
equipment problems
• Identify quality issues or concerns and bring these to the attention of the Lead Hand, Shift
Supervisor and/or Production Manager for appropriate action
• Package all good quality tab lids created by machine
• Ensure tags and labels of products match to ensure proper products are being sent to customers
• Function as a packaging team member with additional equipment setup and troubleshooting
• Ensure equipment is running at the correct run rates
• In conjunction with Maintenance, diagnose mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic problems
and expedite repairs
• Continually develop skills and progress to increasingly more complex maintenance tasks
• Follow acceptable industry practices to develop basic electrical and strong mechanical
troubleshooting capabilities
• Key Player in training future new team members on equipment set-up and basic troubleshooting
• Support team members to deliver expected business results
• Perform additional duties as required
• Lead/and or participate in process improvement initiatives.

Additional Details:

Required Shifts:
*Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – 7PM-7AM (36 hours total – Full Time)
*Friday 11PM-7AM and Saturday 7PM-7AM and Sunday 7PM-11PM (24 hours total – Part Time)

Interested candidates should indicate their shift preference when applying.

Purpose of the Role:

Our Press Operators are responsible for operating press machinery to punch out paper Ice Cream Lid products according to customer specifications and packing completed product into boxes to send out to our customers.

What will help you perform the job?
• Ability to comfortably stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to comfortably walk, sit, bend, and crouch.
• Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (hairnet, ear plugs, safety glasses,
steel toed boots/shoes).
• Able to lift up to 30lbs (occasionally may be required to lift up to 50lbs)

About Our Company:

STANPAC is a dynamic Canadian based company that has been manufacturing dairy and beverage packaging for more than 70 years in Smithville Ontario. Since 1949 we have been actively committed to expanding our product lines with new products and innovations for the ice cream, fluid milk, wine, and spirit markets. With additional facilities in Texas and New Jersey, Stanpac continues the evolution of our great company by introducing new products, sizes, and configurations for an ever-changing market. We strongly believe that “Good People Make Great Packaging”.

Stanpac offers a clean and bright work environment where safety is the number one priority. We are a family-operated business offering all new Team Members benefits after 3 months, bi-weekly perfect attendance bonuses, an RRSP matching program, Food Truck Days, Referral bonuses, and more!