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Production Assistant / Operator -18765

Langley Twp, BC

Posted: 02/22/2024 Category: Operations Job Number: 18765 Pay Rate: 70,000

Job Description

Production Assistant / Operator – Langley, BC

Due to growth and upcoming retirements, our client is seeking a Production Assistant / Operator to join their squad in Langley, BC.  Offering above market total compensation, they are a reputable player in the local manufacturing sector and have a small, loyal and tight-knit team. 

Our client, renowned for its dedication to quality and innovation, operates a highly autonomous and clean environment.  Their team is characterized by a spirit of collaboration, efficiency, and a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement. The Production Assistant / Operator will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless execution of production processes while upholding the highest standards of quality.

Note: 24/5 operation, 3 rotating shift schedule (2 weeks each), must have access to vehicle as location is not serviced by public transport.


  • Configure the production lines with specified recipes and validate against production orders.

  • Conduct pre-shift inspections to verify alignment with production orders, settings, materials, recipes, and lot numbers.

  • Monitor equipment parameters consistently throughout the shift, ensuring adherence to defined operating requirements.

  • Adjust process parameters as directed by the Lab Manager or Production Manager.

  • Execute MFI tests as directed by shift leads, promptly reporting any deviations.

  • Dismantle compounding equipment for thorough cleaning and inspection.

  • Actively participate in routine cleaning and maintenance activities as assigned.

  • Immediately report any identified damaged equipment or safety concerns.

  • Raise awareness of supply needs as soon as they are noted.

The successful candidate has: 

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Certification in a related trade an asset

  • Strong problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Ability to complete WHIMIS and forklift operation certification

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to commute to the office

  • Capability to work in a shift-based schedule.

Compensation and benefits:

  • The proposed salary range is $70,000 + Bonus, commensurate with experience.

  • Comprehensive benefits package.

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Banns
MBA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Engineering & Operations

As Principal, Dave builds and maintains relationships with our partners. Drawing on over a decade of global recruitment and business development experience, his market knowledge is an invaluable resource to organizations of all sizes. Dave has ambitious goals to work collaboratively with current and new clients to develop cutting-edge, proactive workforce solutions. He has a proven record of exceeding clients’ expectations and cultivating sustainable and mutually-beneficial partnerships.

Dave is also a specialized and consultative recruiter with a focus in Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Operations positions. He has a reputation among his clients for implementing unique search strategies to attract top talent and build cohesive teams. Dave has a realistic understanding of how his clients’ businesses function in today’s world and what they will need to thrive in the future. Moreover, he has a deep network, refined ability to spot technical talent and match it with the most suitable company culture.

A former teacher, Dave knows how best to coach and guide individuals he works with. He takes the time to fully understand their goals, encouraging them to develop and follow a career path that is unique to their skills, talents and aspirations. Working with them as their consultant, he opens doors, acting as a conduit between great candidates and high-calibre career opportunities.

Dave holds an MBA in Global Management and a BBA in Marketing. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Big Brothers of Canada and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and is a Board member for The Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres, where he sits on the HR & Governance, Finance and Nominations Committees. He is an avid traveler and sports enthusiast, coaches his son’s tee-ball and soccer teams, and enjoys hockey, golf, cycling, baseball, basketball, tennis and skiing.

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