Food-processing equipment cleaner

Apple Valley Foods Inc based in Kentville, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Food-processing equipment cleaner who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Apple Valley Foods Inc. is one of Canada’s largest pie manufacturers. Nothing beats the flavour of our homemade-like pies, and we are proud to share our passion with customers all over North America. We distribute from coast to coast in Canada.

Our best-selling pies are made with apples sourced primarily from the Annapolis Valley and also from Ontario. As needed for production, apples are peeled, cored, and sliced on-site. The finest Canadian wheat flour is used to make our crust. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timing includes Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime and Flexible Hours

Employer Name: Apple Valley Foods Inc
Position: Food-processing equipment cleaner
No. of vacancies: 5
Salary: $17.80 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Kentville, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to clean machines and surrounding work areas.
  • The candidate will be required to have food safety/handling skills.
  • The candidate will be required to sanitize and wash dishes and other items by hand
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning machines and appliances used in the kitchen, such as coffee makers, pots, and pans, mixers, etc.
  • The candidate would be responsible for operating dishwashers to wash dishes, glassware and flatware.
  • The candidate will be required to clean and sanitize items such as dishwasher mats, carts and waste disposal units
  • The candidate will be required to place and stores clean equipment, dishes, and utensils in assigned storage areas.
  • The candidate will be required to maintains a clean kitchen, properly washes and sorts soiled dishes, and preps foods as needed. Keeps dish area free of clutter and organized.
  • The candidate would be responsible for reporting kitchen accidents or violations of food safety codes and procedures.
  • The candidate will be required to sets up dish stations, including dish machines and sinks.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain clean or dry floors throughout the shift.
  • The candidate must ensure that work areas remain safe, clean, and orderly, adhering to all company, local, and state guidelines regarding health, safety, and sanitation.
  • The candidate will be required to notify the manager if the temperature of the dish machine wash or rinse cycle falls below the safety standard.
  • The candidate will be required to make sure that the kitchen equipment are well cleaned after use.
  • The candidate must not touch dirty dishes before touching clean dishes without first washing their hands.
  • The candidate would be responsible for sweeping and mopping floors, especially in the event that items are broken or spilled.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping trash cans clean throughout the shift and removing full trashcans and boxes at the end of each shift.
  • The candidate must ensure that there are always enough clean dishes, glasses and utensils, especially during peak hours.
  • The candidate would be responsible for preparing dining areas and kitchen for next shift by cleaning and restocking dining areas and cook stations.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma .
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should have excellent verbal communication.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure compliance with sanitation and safety regulations.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have good personal hygiene.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be willing to follow all food safety procedures.
  • The candidate will be required to perform a variety of tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should be a good listener
  • The candidate should be Customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • The candidate should be able to stay alert and focused in a noisy and fast-paced environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be professional and have a keen sense of cleanliness.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must be able to understand and follow instructions.
  • The candidate should be able to understand and meet restaurant health, safety, and excellence standards.
  • The candidate should be familiar with all kitchen safety precautions in order to avoid injuries and make the workplace safer and more productive.
  • The candidate should be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Bakery

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, Hot, Cold/refrigerated environments.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should have good manual dexterity to wash and dry kitchenware and tableware
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in standing positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.

Benefits

  • Health and Long term benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits
  • Under Long term benefits,  the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits, Life insurance and Other benefits

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

In person

30 Chipman Drive
Kentville, NS
B4N 3V7 Between 08:30 AM and 04:30 PM

Show More
Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker