Production Operators (PO)

Production Operators (PO) are key team members that will train and work in a variety of roles as required by the business. These positions will include Heavy Lifter, Machine Operator, Lead Hand, Packaging Lead Hand, Utility and Packer.

Compensation: $16.00 /hour to start. Increases by $0.50 every 1000 hours worked to a full rate of $17.50.

This position requires a flexible work schedule of mornings, afternoons and weekends. This position will work mostly Tuesday to Saturday however the business may schedule you to work Mondays. This job is Full time and located in Langley , BC.


  • Ensure proper assembly of equipment needed for planed production in a safe and efficient manner. Operate and adjust equipment for optimum results.
  • Maximize efficiency where possible, minimize down time, efficient change-over of products and reporting mechanical problems promptly.
  • Coordinate with further processing to ensure constant flow of product from tote.
  • Perform all line checks to ensure compliance with product specifications.
  • Organize dry goods to ensure compliance with specifications of the product.
  • Monitor hoppers and keep level topped up for optimum production flow.
  • Organize, allocate and monitor available manpower, ensure fair rotation of positions and adherence to job procedures. Provide regular feedback to employees and Supervisors.
  • Maintain current hand truck certificate and follow safe driving procedures.
  • Adhere to food safety and HACCP principles.
  • Keep work area clean, free of slip and trip hazards at all times. Follow all safety procedures.


  • Able to handle heavy and repetitive lifting of up to 30kg bags
  • Must be dependable and hold an above average attendance record
  • Mechanical aptitude and Strong mathematical skills
  • Good communication skills and able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to perform production paperwork with accuracy, Basic Computer Skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with little supervision

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this position please apply online, by fax (604-888- 2199) or by email:

About JD Sweid Foods:

JD Sweid Foods is one of Canada’s largest poultry and beef processing companies and is a national supplier of further processed beef, poultry, and sauce products for the retail and food service markets.

JD Sweid Foods Ltd.
"A Tradition in Taste"
Phone: 1-800-665-4355
JD Sweid Foods Ltd