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Packaging Assistant

Parksville, BC, Canada

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent


From $17 an hour


Extended health care

Job Description

We are looking to add to our team!

At Little Qualicum Cheeseworks we strive for excellence in all areas. We have an energetic and goal oriented environment in a unique facility.


  • Work hard, conscientiously and honestly in all undertakings.

  • Be friendly and courteous at all points of contact with the general public, volunteers and staff.

  • Initiate, innovate, create, improvise, and experiment. Make yourself and your ideas heard.

  • Communicate regularly with managers

  • Be willing to work independently, but also seek ways to work as part of the business team.

  • Respect the confidentiality of the business and future plans; do not share them with others outside of the business.

  • Be purposeful in learning areas of new development or specialization.

  • Be willing to work flexible hours as necessary.

  • In all activities, seek excellence.

  • The work week will generally be Monday to Friday, 7:00am until work is completed. The amount of work will vary depending on the day of the week, time of year, how you manage the work, and number of available packaging staff.

  • Any hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will be paid time and a half overtime.


  • Be part of the team responsible for all weekly packaging, shipping and stock control.

  • Maximize work enjoyment of the entire team while meeting packaging, shipping and retail requirements.

  • Prioritize and organize tasks on a daily and weekly basis to maximize hours

  • Ensure quality is maintained in each aspect of the packaging process

  • Keep a general knowledge of product on hand and upcoming orders/specials etc.

  • Problem solve if/when shortage or over-stocking occurs to minimize waste

  • Manage risk of contamination with diligent cleaning/sanitizing of workplace

  • Ensure food safety procedures are adhered to

  • Communicate with and provide information to the Quality Assurance manager to test for quality and safety of all products

  • Ensure orders are assembled, weighed and tracked accurately

  • Look after daily/weekly cleaning and sanitizing checklists in packaging areas and other common areas as needed.

Ideally you will develop a wide range of food handling and equipment skills related to the food manufacturing industry. As your knowledge and capabilities develop, there may also be opportunity to take on further or different responsibilities

Experience an asset but not required.

Must be able to lift heavy objects.


  • From $17.00 per hour


  • Extended health care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • FoodSafe (preferred)

Work location: In person

Apply in person or submit your resume to

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March 13, 2023 at 8:41:18 p.m.

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