Production Assistant

Ste. Agathe, Manitoba

Currently, Manitoba Harvest has an opportunity for energetic and experienced Production Assistant to join our team in Ste Agathe — located just 15 minutes south of Winnipeg.

As a proactive and action-oriented member of our team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Heat treatment, a brand new process for our company
  • Setup, operate, and adjust the equipment to work at optimum levels for efficient production:
    • Dehulling Line, Pressing Line, Milling Line, Mixer
  • Addresses mechanical problems, or calls upon the Lead Hand or Maintenance Department to help resolve issues to limit line stoppage
  • Ensures materials and supplies required for the first 3-4 hours of production are staged prior to the beginning of the shift
  • Keeps work area clear of debris and performs general housekeeping as required
  • Performs product quality checks (as per associated SOPs)
  • Performs minor or daily equipment maintenance
  • Disassembles, cleans, reassembles various pieces of equipment as required
  • Maintains all necessary documentation associated with tasks performed
  • Maintains proper storage of tools
  • Complies with all GMP procedures
  • Dedicates time at the end of the shift to sweep and clean up the Production Room
  • Expected to complete any other tasks within the scope of their training assigned by their Supervisor


  • Experience in PLC controlled equipment
  • Experience in Pasteurization equipment
  • Minimum 1- 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment – food strongly preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of HACCP and GMPs is an asset
  • Reading, writing and speaking English

Working Conditions:

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Standing/sitting for extended periods of time

Submission deadline is March 1, 2020

We thank all applicants for your interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.