Production Team Assistant (ABI)
Winpak Ltd
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
4d ago

Winpak Ltd., a public company, operates ten production facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico, with its head office located in Winnipeg.

Continued growth in sales has positioned the company as one of the leaders in the North American market for the supply of flexible and rigid plastic packaging.

Winpak's location in Winnipeg, Manitoba is currently searching to fill the position of : Under the direction of the Production Team Leader, the Assistant is responsible for the safe and effective operation of an assigned area of the company’s production system.

Responsibilities include ensuring that established production targets related to product quality, output, and waste are consistently achieved.

Through ongoing development and training, the Assistant will eventually become competent in all areas of production. After having progressed through all levels, the Production Team Assistant will be promoted to Production Team Operator on their next anniversary date provided they meet the requirements of the Operator position as per the company’s Performance Evaluation Program system.


  • Ensures the safe and effective operation of an assigned portion of the production plant. Will also be expected to help in other areas on a regular basis.
  • Continually monitors the production process to ensure that product quality, outputs, and waste levels comply with established targets.
  • Acts to quickly identify and correct situations contributing to inferior production line performance. If necessary, seek out senior team members for assistance in troubleshooting.
  • With the assistance of the other production team members, will eventually acquire competence in a specific area of production.
  • Will also actively participate in the development of other team members through active sharing of knowledge and the maintenance of an atmosphere of encouragement.

  • Ensure that all production areas are kept clean and tidy always.
  • Responsible for the dismantling and cleaning of production line equipment as required to maintain product quality.
  • Responsible for routine daily maintenance of production equipment, ensuring reliable operation. Immediately report any concerns to the maintenance department.
  • Ensure that necessary paperwork, including roll tags, production reports, and daily line reports, is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a logbook documenting daily operating conditions, problems, or any other relevant information.
  • Responsible for keeping current on all plant communications including, but not restricted to, Emails, Log Books, Bulletin Boards and Plant Communications Binder.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • A minimum of Grade 12 education.
  • 3-5 years of work experience. Special consideration will be given to those with plastics processing experience.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to work with complex machinery.
  • An ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Forklift and overhead crane certification (provided by the company).
  • Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

    Qualified individuals are invited to APPLY HERE before August 30, 2019. Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Pre-employment drug / alcohol / background screening may be required based on facility location.

    Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.

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