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Production Operator

AOR is one of Canada’s fastest growing Nutraceutical health supplement organizations. Our market leading premium products are manufactured and distributed primarily to specialty retailers throughout Canada and the United States. Headquartered in Calgary, AOR is in search of an experienced Production Engineer to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to operate machinery and perform tasks in sifting, dispensing, blending, encapsulating, tableting, drying, filling and labeling operations
  • Operate manufacturing and packaging equipment including blenders, encapsulation machines, tablet press, mills, granulators, liquid pumps, counters, cappers, induction sealers, labelers and other equipment.
  • Prepare manufacturing and packaging room for processes and perform cleaning, material staging and equipment set up
  • Some tasks may include driving a lift truck or other powered equipment, troubleshoot the machine operation, perform basic machine maintenance, move equipment, materials, or products within the facility
  • Must be familiar with basic machine functions in order to perform the above stated tasks
  • Performs prescribed preventive maintenance on equipment per the P.M. charts.
  • Follow all established sanitation, safety, legal, quality, process control policies and regulations
  • Maintain required company records and forms. Report any defective materials or questionable conditions to the Production Supervisor or Production Manager
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition
  • Assemble, disassemble, and clean the equipment in between different runs and at the end of the shift
  • Complete required documentation
  • Adhere to SOPs and other critical procedures and documents
  • Assist product development personnel as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Employment Qualification:

  • Zero (0) to two (2) years of successful experience in an industrial facility
  • High school graduate or General Educational Development (GED)/High School Equivalency Certificate or equivalent education or experience; must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Previous machine operating experience in pharmaceutical, food or manufacturing industry would be considered an asset
  • Detailed oriented and able to work independently when required
  • Ability to work as an effective team member; includes accepting supervision and assistance from other team members
  • Able to read and interpret production orders and other production documents
  • Basic understanding of operating a computer

Working conditions:

  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Stooping, bending and kneeling occasionally
  • Close visual work on PC and controls, determine details and able to distinguish colors
  • Able to wear required PPE
  • Able to routinely lift 50 pounds
  • Exposed to dust operations
  • Work schedule Mon-Fri 7:00 am to 3:10 pm in manufacturing and Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 3:30 pm in packaging area
Posted: January 8, 2021

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