CKF Inc. Recruitment Center

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Temporary Employee

Assist where required within the production, printing, padding and shipping departments of a unionized foam and pulp manufacturing facility. Employees work shifts on both days and nights averaging 42 hours per week. Applicants are required to have grade 12 or equivalent. Short listed applicants must successfully complete a criminal records check and a physical assessment based on the job requirements.

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CKF Inc. is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Production Manager – Hantsport

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directing the Production work force in the daily execution of the production schedule, ensuring the department meets all production orders at the right quality, time, and lowest cost
  • Supervising Shift Supervisors, Operations Supervisor, and Production Resource Planner roles
  • Following up on problems that cause production to vary from standard efficiency and quality
  • Overseeing production scheduling, using efficient use of resources
  • Promoting consistent application of plant and corporate policies and procedures across all shifts
  • Monitoring shift crewing levels and identifying and correcting labour variances
  • Ensuring accurate daily reporting of production data, generating trend reports and making information available to production team
  • Identifying inherent process characteristics that produce non-conforming product and takes steps to eliminate them, keeping quarantined inventory to a minimum
  • Being available on off hours for consultation with Production Supervisors and other staff and to provide assistance as required to minimize downtime
  • Working as a seamless team with Material Handling, Process and Maintenance departments to quickly resolve equipment, process, quality, and efficiency problems
  • Establishing and maintaining a well-motivated and enthusiastic work force with a good working environment
  • Overseeing the hiring, training, and development of all Production employees
  • Working with Human Resources to ensure disciplinary action is applied fairly and consistently when required in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures and the Labour Agreement
  • Working with Human Resources to deal effectively with Attendance Management issues
  • Ensuring the Production department is in compliance with the Loss Control Management Program
  • Ensuring safe work habits and conditions in all production areas
  • Investigating production problems and engineering solutions through equipment, methods, workforce, or procedural changes
  • Providing project management for production improvement projects
  • Applies principles of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, and other tools to improve productivity and lower operating costs

Qualifications:

  •  Post secondary education in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience in a 24/7 manufacturing facility
  • Proven leadership abilities in safety, quality, and productivity
  • Ability to understand appropriate priorities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to generate, maintain and respond to key performance indicators in order to move the process forward
  • Previous management experience in a unionized work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a seamless team with all other areas of Operations
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Power Point

Working Environment:

  • Hantsport, Nova Scotia
  • Some overtime required when responsibilities warrant
  • Must be available during off hours for consulting and intervening during emergencies
  • Flexible to travel on an occasional basis

Compensation:

  • Salary, based on qualifications and experience, is competitively based
  • Bonus program in addition to salary
  • Excellent benefits package

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send detailed resume to careers@ckfinc.com by 25 January 2022.

 

MILLWRIGHT (INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC)

CKF Inc., a leader in Canada’s pulp molding industry is a progressive company with a strong commitment  to safety and Continuous Improvement.   CKF Inc. is a National Company with plants located in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia, manufacturing numerous types of food packaging.

Our Hantsport, Nova Scotia location is located in the Annapolis Valley, less than an hour’s drive from Halifax.  This location is looking to hire Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) to join our maintenance team.  Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the installation, removal, repair, and preventive maintenance of rotating equipment within the manufacturing floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Troubleshoots, repairs, replaces, and installs various types of pulp molding machinery, as well as pumps, motors, fans, compressors, shafts, pulleys, hoists, conveyors, and other related rotating equipment.
  2. Performs preventive maintenance on above referenced equipment
  3. Installs power drives in correct position, and aligns power shafts and pulleys
  4. Assists in the organization and scheduling of preventive maintenance routines
  5. Utilizes hoists, rollers, or trolleys to position machinery.
  6. Recommends equipment upgrades based on best economical/professional judgement
  7. Notifies Lead Hand, Supervisor of potential hazards and corrective action taken or required
  8. Utilizes drawings, blueprints, schematics, and equipment specifications to assist with duties
  9. Works with and assists other tradespersons as required
  10. Performs all duties in accordance with the current Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act; as well as, Government rules and regulations, and Company Policies
  11. Maintains a clean work environment
  12. Performs other related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Millwright certificate of qualification recognized by the Nova Scotia Department of Education
  • Completion of certified trades school program preferred
  • Five years recent and related journeyperson experience in a corrective and preventive maintenance environment
  • Experience with predictive maintenance would be an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and equipment specifications
  • Proficiency in the use of the tools of the trade
  • Must be able to work shift work (12 hours shifts) in a continuous manufacturing operation; and ability to work overtime when required
  • Familiar with the current Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as Government rules and regulations
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize repair jobs
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy would be an asset
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to direct apprentices in a leadership capacity would be an asset
  • General safety, Confined Space, Fall Protection and WHMIS training would be an asset

CKF offers a competitive wage and benefit package (including a pension plan).  We are also offering a signing bonus, retention bonus, and employee referral programs.  If you want to work for a dynamic and exciting company and enjoy the challenges of working on a variety of equipment in a fast-paced environment, then come be a part of our team.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, and a clear criminal back-ground check.

Qualified candidates can reply in confidence with full resume by selecting this link Introduce Yourself as a Millwright

GENERAL LABOUR

Our manufacturing plant in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, is looking for several employees to work in our growing production facility.  We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week year round, and need physically fit people who can work 12 hour shifts in a fast paced environment.  Successful applicants must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive tasks.  All employees begin their career at CKF packing our molded pulp products and then have the opportunity to advance to other more challenging positions, such as Machine Operator, over a period of time.  We are a unionized organization offering competitive wages and an extensive benefits package.

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 INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC (MILLWRIGHT)

CKF Inc. has five manufacturing facilities located across Canada with a total workforce in excess of 650 employees. Our operations produce foam, plastic and molded pulp products, including disposable tableware, egg cartons, four-cup carriers, display containers, and a wide variety of other products for the food service industry.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold an Interprovincial Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Certificate
  • Must be prepared to work shifts and varying amounts of overtime
  • Applicants must have very good attendance and safety record
  • Applicants must possess good leadership qualities and take initiative in their work.

JOB DESCRIPTION – DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As defined below but not necessarily limited to:

  • Maintenance, repair and/or modification of all plant production and/or plant services equipment
  • Project work (capital or expense) as assigned
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance work as required or assigned, including tool set-ups
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic problems
  • Identify electrical or electronic problems
  • Perform minor or elementary electrical repairs on 110 volts or less circuit
  • Maintain stores organization and identify parts shortages to Maintenance Manager
  • Routine inspection, repair and lubrication of all extrusion and thermoforming equipment including ancillary support equipment
  • Perform daily equipment operating checks as directed and recording information as required
  • Communicate with production operators to identify problems and/or repairs required. Communication of when specific job is complete and equipment is safe to operate again
  • Complete job work orders with all pertinent repair information and store parts depletion data
  • Perform shop housekeeping duties in order to maintain a safe working environment therein. Cleaning of specific job work area after job completion
  • Fabricate parts as required utilizing shop equipment
  • All maintenance work to be completed by competent tradesmen in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario and the Regulations for Industrial Establishments.

TOOLS REQUIRED: A full complement of tools is expected of a tradesman in this position.

Please note, the Company will request proof of education, as well as, conduct a criminal background check upon hire.

CKF Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

As defined below but not necessarily limited to:

Packer

Summary

Job Duties

  • Examine and inspect product to ensure quality standards are met
  • Remove defective product and record/dispose of it appropriately
  • Place units in plastic bags as per product specification
  • Place packed items in cases/cartons, box/seal the case and apply tracking label
  • Stack cases appropriately
  • Monitor machine for jam-ups or other malfunctions
  • Maintain good manufacturing, good housekeeping and safe operating practices at all times
  • Assist machine operators and other workers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of minimum experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Willingness and ability to work 12 hour continental shifts
  • High degree of accuracy and detail orientation is essential
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the production pace as per production standards
  • Ability to work well with others/in a team environment
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance record
  • Ability to move objects with one hand of moderate weight

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to life up to 50lbs
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination

Student

Assist where required within the production, printing, padding and shipping departments of foam manufacturing facility. Employees work shifts on both days and nights averaging 42 hours per week.

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Delta, British Columbia

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Langley, British Columbia

Temporary Employee

Assist where required within the production, printing, padding and shipping departments of a unionized foam and pulp manufacturing facility. Employees work shifts on both days and nights averaging 42 hours per week. Applicants are required to have grade 12 or equivalent. Short listed applicants must successfully complete a criminal records check and a physical assessment based on the job requirements.

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Hantsport, Nova Scotia

Customer Care Representative (contract position for 6 months)

General Labour

Unionized Environment. 12 Hour shift schedule in a 24/7 environment, counting & packing molded paper products. May be required to work in other departments and do cleaning, painting, etc.

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Rexdale, Ontario

Mechanic ‘A’ – Permanent Full Time

Hours: Continental Shift Rotation – 12hr shift (7 am/pm to 7 pm/am)
Date Required: As soon as possible

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold an Interprovincial Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Certificate or Mechanic with equivalent maintenance experience (minimum 8 years).
  • Must be prepared to work shifts and varying amounts of overtime.
  • Applicants must have very good attendance and safety record.
  • Applicants must possess good leadership qualities and take initiative in their work.

JOB DESCRIPTION – DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As defined below but not necessarily limited to:

  • Maintenance, repair and/or modification of all plant production and/or plant services equipment.
  • Project work (capital or expense) as assigned.
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance work as required or assigned including tool set-ups.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic problems.
  • Identify electrical or electronic problems.
  • Perform minor or elementary electrical repairs on 110 volts or less circuit.
  • Maintain stores organization and identify parts shortages to Maintenance Manager.
  • Routine inspection, repair and lubrication of all extrusion and thermoforming equipment including ancillary support equipment.
  • Perform daily equipment operating checks as directed and recording information as required.
  • Communicate with production operators to identify problems and/or repairs required. Communication of when specific job is complete and equipment is safe to operate again.
  • Complete job work orders with all pertinent repair information and store parts depletion data.
  • Perform shop housekeeping duties in order to maintain a safe working environment therein. Cleaning of specific job work area after job completion.
  • Fabricate parts as required utilizing shop equipment.
  • All maintenance work to be completed by competent tradesmen in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario and the Regulations for Industrial Establishments.

TOOLS REQUIRED:

A full complement of tools is expected of a tradesman in this position.

Packer

Summary:

Perform manual labour duties in a fast paced manufacturing environment while working under tight production deadlines.

Job Duties

  • Examine and inspect product to ensure quality standards are met
  • Remove defective product and record/dispose of it appropriately
  • Place units in plastic bags as per product specification
  • Place packed items in cases/cartons, box/seal the case and apply tracking label
  • Stack cases appropriately
  • Monitor machine for jam-ups or other malfunctions
  • Maintain good manufacturing, good housekeeping and safe operating practices at all times
  • Assist machine operators and other workers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of minimum experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Willingness and ability to work 12 hour continental shifts
  • High degree of accuracy and detail orientation is essential
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the production pace as per production standards
  • Ability to work well with others/in a team environment
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance record
  • Ability to move objects with one hand of moderate weight

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to life up to 50lbs
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination

Student

Assist where required within the production, printing, padding and shipping departments of foam manufacturing facility. Employees work shifts on both days and nights averaging 42 hours per week.

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