Production Worker (Full Time)

Description

Coastal Shellfish is a scallop farming company operating out of Prince Rupert, culturing Great Bear Scallops in the coastal rainforest of Northern BC where the Pacific Ocean is clean and pristine. Great Bear Scallops are grown in an environmentally friendly way combining world
class technology with traditional knowledge. We are proud of our Aboriginal heritage and the extra care we take to produce pure sustainable seafood.
Coastal Shellfish is currently offering exciting entry level positions in shellfish aquaculture, with opportunities to learn and progress within the industry.
Production Worker
As a Production Worker, a typical day might include the following:
• Following direction from management to accomplish daily production goals.
• Unloading incoming product for processing
• Monitor, sort, and inspect all inbound product according to daily orders.
• Prepare and load finished goods into correct packaging.
• Notify Line Lead of any mechanical, material, product or safety issues.
• Place finished goods on designated pallets for transport.
• Maintain a clean and safe working environment
Specific Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to take direction and to learn to perform the production duties in an efficient and safe manner.
• Attention to detail and strong quality orientation.
• Ability to perform successfully with minimal supervision.
• Ability to treat coworkers with respect.
• Must be able to speak and read English.
• Good manual dexterity is a must.
Key Duties: Duties would include some of the following items:
• Weighing, grading and packing fresh and shucked scallops.
• Seafood processing general duties including such tasks as preparing boxes for use, moving products as well as grading, weighing, and packing products for customer orders in compliance with customer specifications.
• Processing customer orders: weighing, packing, and boxing for shipment. Seafood processing general duties including such tasks as clean-up and set-up of trim line, and moving products to and from workstations.
• Other duties as assigned.
Environmental Factors & Physical Demands:
The Plant environment is kept cool. Production team members require constant bending, pushing, twisting, squatting, stooping and repeated lifting of 50 pounds. This job does require full use of both hands. Team members will be working in a very wet environment with constantly running hoses and each employee will also have wash down duties. All flooring is sloped towards drains, so employees may be working on a mixture of even and uneven surfaces. Floors may be slippery when wet. The work environment includes power lifts.
Approximately 75% of each shift will be spent standing and 25% of each shift will be spent walking.
Experience considered but not required.
Wages and Benefits:
 Coastal Shellfish offers competitive wages and the potential to progress
After probationary period, full time employees receive an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and pension coverages
Interested in applying? Call 250-627-7600 or email contact@coastalshellfish.com