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Machine Operator

May 28 2021
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Production, Industrial, Mechanical, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Maintenance, Service
Coquitlam, BC
  • Great opportunity for a number of machine operators to join a growing and experienced team! 
  • Work with state-of-the-art machinery in a safe and clean environment!
  • Challenge yourself and be part of a unique company culture offering great career progression.

About Natural Factors 

Natural Factors is a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and other health-building products. We have been providing the best and most effective vitamins since the 1950s, which has allowed us to become one of the largest manufacturers of natural supplements in North America.

We are committed to enhancing the well-being of our customers through research, development and delivery of effective nutritional products. Our mission is to contribute to the lives of our customers, employees, suppliers and the communities we serve in a cooperative and sustainable manner.

Part of what makes Natural Factors a success is our employees. We are extremely proud that we get to routinely celebrate 10, 15, and 20+ year career anniversaries with our colleagues. As a company, we are committed to providing our employees with opportunities to express their ambition and give everyone room to grow. If this feels like an environment that you could build a career within then we want to hear from you! 

For more information, please see our website by clicking here.

Build Your Career With An Industry Leader

Natural Factor has an exciting opportunity for 15 Machine Operators to join our team in our Coquitlam or Pitt Meadows locations on a full-time basis. We work on a Monday to Sunday schedule, and there are three shift options available: 

  • Monday to Friday, 6:15 am – 2:15 pm
  • Monday to Friday, 2:15 pm – 10:15 pm
  • Sunday to Thursday, 10:15 pm – 6:15 am

In this role, you will be responsible for operating, pulling, cleaning, setting up, and troubleshooting a variety of machinery relevant to the nutraceutical industry.

More specifically, your responsibilities in this role will include: 

  • Cleaning and setting up press machine, accessories and rooms within the standard time
  • Conducting pre-operational checks on equipment 
  • Monitoring the machine operation and performing in-process checks, making adjustments as necessary 
  • Performing troubleshooting during production 
  • Reporting non-compliance event in a timely manner 
  • Performing general maintenance of machinery 
  • Taking good care of machine parts and tooling  
  • Accurately completing all paperwork  
  • Ensuring proper shift turnover 
  • Maintaining the working area clean and tidy
  • Covering coworker's break on other machines if requested
  • Working in other departments or perform other duties if required 
  • Identifying hazards on site 
  • Following all given instructions, including work procedures, Standard  Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • Following all safety policies as outlined in the company policies and  training sessions 

For this role, our ideal candidate will have machining experience, paired with a good knowledge of equipment operations, a strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to lift up to 50lbs. Your organizational and problem-solving skills will also serve you well. Knowledge of GMP is an asset. 

Most importantly, we are seeking motivated, self-driven, and detail-oriented team players who value quality and safety in a multicultural workplace. 

Please note that this role involves ongoing heavy lifting (average of 30 lbs) and shifting (pushing, pulling, or rolling) items of a much heavier weight (300lbs barrels).

About the Benefits

Our manufacturing team is growing rapidly and is focused on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent. Upon joining us, you will receive access to a great range of benefits, including: 

  • $1000 one-time bonus ($500 after 6 weeks and $500 then after 3 months)
  • Extended medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Health spending account
  • $200 fitness account per year
  • RRSP matching program 
  • 2 weeks vacation
  • On-site health and wellness education sessions
  • Frequent social and team-building activities such as ice cream and food trucks in the summer or employee appreciation days with free lunch and gift cards. These events are on hold due to the pandemic, but we're eager to get back to them.
  • Discounts on products as well as free products on certain categories
  • Opportunities for career progression and internal growth

Don't miss this opportunity to join an industry-leading company with a close-knit and supportive culture. Apply online today! network