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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Plant Manager

CKF Inc. requires an experienced manager to oversee the operation of our most complex single plant, and manufacturer of our flagship lineup of products.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Directing production of all products through Department Managers
    • Ensuring safe working conditions and procedures and encouraging a positive attitude towards safety
    • Overseeing the expansion and modernization of this facility
    • Following up on problems that cause production to vary from standard
    • Overseeing production scheduling, using efficient use of resources
    • Controlling production costs. Monitoring and reporting on variable and fixed cost variances
    • Preparing production standards/ budgets
    • Overseeing the purchase of all production and packaging materials, storage of materials, and inventory levels
    • Overseeing warehousing and shipment of finished goods
    • Ensuring that accurate records are kept of all materials and energy usage, products produced, wages and expenses, etc.
    • Establishing plant rules and ensuring fair discipline of employees when required
    • Establishing and maintaining a well-motivated and enthusiastic work force with a good working environment
    • Overseeing the hiring, dismissal, training and development of staff
    • Ensuring plant security, fire and emergency procedures are in place
    • Overseeing the maintenance of buildings, facilities and equipment
    • Leading and supporting CI initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education in a related field
  • 10 – 15 years progressive experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Ability to deal successfully with a variety of employee relations issues
  • Self starter with a determination to succeed
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power PointWorking Environment

Working Environment:

  • Hantsport, Nova Scotia
  • Required to work off cycle hours and varying amounts of overtime
  • Available on a 24/7 basis for intervening during emergencies
  • Flexible to travel on an occasional basis

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity, please contact Carol Mabey, Human Resources Manager at cmabey@ckfinc.com

Maintenance Supervisor / Planner – Hantsport

CKF Inc. has five manufacturing facilities located across Canada with a total workforce in excess of 700 employees. Our operations produce foam (EPS), plastic (RPET) 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.

We are currently looking for an innovative and highly self-motivated individual to join our team in the role of Maintenance Supervisor/Planner at our Hantsport, Nova Scotia location. This role offers an excellent opportunity to join our organization and make a significant impact within our operations group. We are a growing company, offering many challenges and opportunities to develop professionally and advance your career in the operations group or beyond. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the operations team leading a group of 25 Millwrights.

We are a progressive company offering a competitive wage and benefit package. Qualified candidates can reply in confidence with full resume and salary expectations to Carol Mabey, Human Resources Manager, at cmabey@ckfinc.com

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

This leader in Canada’s pulp molding industry is looking for an Industrial Mechanic to join our maintenance team in Hantsport, Nova Scotia. Applicants must have an Interprovincial Certificate.  This is a shift work position in our plant that operates continuous 12 hour shifts, 7 days per week. We are a growing operation with a variety of unique and interesting equipment and several capital projects underway.

CKF is a progressive company with a strong commitment to safety and Continuous Improvement. In addition, we offer a competitive wage and benefit package and the opportunity to live in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, less than an hour’s drive from Halifax.

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General Labour

Our manufacturing plant in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, is looking for several employees to work in our 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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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 with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • 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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Delta, British Columbia

Sorry, there are no positions available at this location at the moment.

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

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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