Packaging Operator (Barrhead, AB)

Packaging Department
Barrhead, AB
Job Type:
Full Time
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
Milling Operations - Barrhead, AB Plant
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Reporting to the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for operating the packaging system to ensure finished products are packed, sealed, and prepared for shipping according to product specifications.


  • Operates packaging equipment, including sealing and labeling product specifications and while ensuring accuracy in weights and codes.
  • Palletizes and stretch wraps finished product for storage or shipment.
  • Performs minor repairs and routine maintenance work on equipment.
  • Inspects and conducts regular deep cleaning of equipment.
  • Provides sanitation services in the warehouse, performing cleaning duties as assigned to meet standards in all areas of the warehouse and grounds.
  • Maintains records of packaged goods.
  • Operates in accordance with health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Computer knowledge an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a forklift.
  • Above average manual dexterity.
  • Mechanical aptitude to repair equipment.
  • Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs. Repetitive motion involved in palletizing product.


Richardson provides competitive compensation package, training and development for career progression and the opportunity to join a successful and dynamic organization.

Interested candidates should select the “Apply” icon below to upload their cover letter and resume before June 7th, 2013.

Richardson values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self identify.

Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.