Unitec Operator (Automatic Palletizer)
Jealous Fruits
Kelowna, BC, Canada
13h ago

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Plant Operations Manager, the Unitec Autopalletizer Operator is responsible for the last step in the packing process : placing packed product onto pallets by operating the Unitec Automatic Palletizing machines.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervise maintenance and calibration of Unitec equipment.
  • Choose and monitor machine settings to maintain high presentation and safety standards.
  • Liaise with the Palletizing Coordinator to safely maximize the efficiency and throughput of 3 Unitec autopalletizing machines.
  • Accurately maintain full traceability with lot and variety changes.
  • Coordinate with the inventory team to ensure all pallets are correctly counted.
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of one season running optical cherry sorting equipment required.
  • Unitec equipment experience preferred. Experience with similar equipment will be considered.
  • Prefer experience on a line capable of running >
  • 8 tons of cherries per hour.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills required.
  • Proficient in English or Spanish (preferred applicant can speak both).
  • Well organized, positive, and self-motivated.
  • Good computer competency required, experience with Unitec software preferred.
  • Be comfortable working around machinery. A background in engineering is an asset.
  • Working conditions

    Our working environment is extremely challenging over a short period of time. Applicants should be aware that this is a farming environment and days off may be limited during our growing and packing season.

  • Work hours are generally at least 60+ hours per week, up to 7 days a week.
  • As this this is a farming environment, overtime does not apply.
  • Environment is cold ( 0 C).
  • Area has machinery and forklift traffic.
  • Applicants must be available from mid-June until early September.
  • Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application .

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