Production Packaging Operator (Packer) Indeed

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CertainTeed Insulation
July 19, 2022
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
$18.47 - $21.72 per hour
  • Medicine Hat


Full Job Description

Our company manufactures fiberglass insulation for the construction industry and consumer markets. We are part of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest and oldest building products Company. The plant operates 24/7 365 days of the year and has a unionized workforce under Teamster. Included for full time employees is an attractive Sun Life Benefit package, issued uniforms, boot allowances and a generous vacation entitlement.

Production packaging Operator

Work in a productive and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact with a global industrial leader. Have the opportunity for a satisfying job in a world class manufacturing plant. Position is full time - $18.47/hr plus shift premium, progress to $21.72 after 600 hours of employment.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Packer is responsible for:

  • Performing routine cleaning, inspecting and minor maintenance on equipment.
  • Performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner following company safety standards.
  • Load the correct amount of bags into the strapping machine
  • Ensure all finished Go-pac’s are good quality
  • Place roll-up bags on the bag ring and seal filled bags onto vacuum plunger
  • Ensure the packing are kept neat and orderly
  • Clean duct-work, plenum, and oven areas during scheduled Preventative Maintenance days (P.M. Days)
  • All other duties require for the position

Willing to work on rotating shifts including nights and maybe weekends. Minimum grade 12 education and some post-secondary education preferred. Must be a team player. Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner. Able to learn to operate automated plant manufacturing equipment . Must be able to interact, communicate and work effectively and professionally with all employees and management staff in a team-oriented environment professionally with all employees and management staff in a team-oriented environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to spend a significant amount of time on plant floor. Job includes tasks that require walking, bending, twisting, gripping, stair climbing, lifting, and entering confined spaces. Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment necessary to comply with government and company safety standards.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their request.

COVID-19 precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided or required

Social distancing guidelines in place

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall, and ceilings. A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $21.72 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 12 hour shift
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