Company Details

Fresh Start Foods


Food Processing Vertical Form Fill (VFF) Operator (NOC 94140) (Machine Operator, Production 2)

Employer: Fresh Start Foods

Job Location: 110-11188 Featherstone Way Richmond, BC V6W 1K9


  • $18.85 to $21.17/hour (salary increase based on annual performance review per company policy)
  • $0.50/hour premium for night shifts
  • Bonus per company policy


  • Disability benefits, Extended medical benefits, Dental benefits, Life insurance
  • Company matched RRSP program
  • 100% company-paid MSP premiums
  • PPE reimbursement
  • Performance Incentive Program (PIP)
  • Boot allowance up to $85.00

Terms and Conditions of Employment:

  • Permanent, Full-Time (40h/week)
  • Shifts:

o   Day: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

o   Night: 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  • Weekends, overtime, and holidays may be required

Work Setting: Fruit and vegetable manufacturing and processing plant

Work Site Environment: Cold/refrigerated, Wet/damp

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Vacancies: 15

Job requirements:

Languages: English

Experience: 1 – 7 months of experience in food processing; equipment training provided

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads (up to 23kg/50lbs), Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods, Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Attention to detail

Personal Suitability: Team player, Flexibility, Dependability


  • Vertical form fill setup and operation
  • Food processing of salads
  • Packing of finished goods into boxes
  • Coordinating order completion
  • Line change over
  • Managing line traceability forms
  • Cleaning of equipment between product runs
  • Use of pallet jacks to remove finished goods from the line
  • Quality inspections of the processed salads
  • May operate forklift (approximately 10% of work hours, training provided).

How to apply:

Youth, Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada are welcome to apply.

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