Production Operator

Location: Belleville, Ontario

As part of the Vantage Foods, Belleville, Ontario production team, the Production Operator produces retail-ready fresh red meat products for our customers. As well, we are excited about the expansion of our operations in our new Belleville facility to include seafood production. The Production Operator position is designed to facilitate Vantage’s continuous growth in delivering value-added products through customized processing solutions. Working together the right way in a high performance culture is how we deliver outstanding results for our customers and drive success in our business.

Key Responsibilities

Customer Focus

  • Understands product specifications for product quality and ensures specifications are met – can review these as necessary with lead hand or supervisor, and ask questions if unsure of proper processes/procedures
  • Understands customer requirements on traying, wrapping, presentation, labeling, pricing, and packaging
  • Understands production flow to identify bottlenecks and works to ensure smooth flow
  • Asks questions if unsure of proper processes/procedures
  • Completes tasks in a timely fashion to ensure smooth production flow
  • Identifies and brings forward ways and means to improve workflow, practices, and processes

Equipment Operations

  • Can identify shutdown switches on all equipment for emergency use
  • Has a working knowledge of production equipment
  • Can identify minor equipment problems and remedy them or identify them to more experienced staff
  • Knows how to safely and properly operate production equipment necessary to complete tasks

Food Safety and Food Quality

  • Ensures that all food safety procedures and practices are being followed
  • Understands and always applies food safety principles (sanitation, proper production techniques, personal and equipment hygiene requirements, etc.)

Workplace Safety

  • Employees must work and act safely at all times and must accept equal responsibility for their personal safety and that of their co-workers
  • Brings a ‘safety first’ attitude to work

Your Skills and Competencies

  • You have a passion for learning, affording you an opportunity for advancement
  • In an environment that promotes continuous improvement, you will be accountable for bringing your best to work every day and contributing to the betterment of production processes and efficiency
  • You have a reputation of being dependable and a team player
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada


Vantage offers:

  • A market competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package
  • A well-resourced path to future career growth and a stated preference to promote from within where feasible
  • Tangible rewards for demonstrated results

Purposely Shape Your Future

Join a core values driven company where employee engagement is an integral part of our culture.

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