Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario, Conseil régional des Mille-Îles
Canada Royal Milk
March 9, 2019
Duration / Durée
Salary / Salaire
To be determined - À être déterminer
Hours / Heures
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Start Date / Date de rentrée
As soon as possible - Dès que possible
How to Apply / Comment appliquer
By Email/ Par courriel
Please Specify / Veuillez spécifier (e.g.
Advertised until / Annoncé jusqu'au
Until filled
Company Address / Adresse de la compagnie
1680 Venture Drive Kingston ON K7P 0E9
City / Ville


Position Summary

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, with frequent interaction with the Production Manager and the Quality Assurance Department, the Milk Receiving Operator is a key member of the production team, with significant responsibility for quality, safety and efficiency.

The Operator ensures that raw milk meets the quality and safety standards of Canada Royal Milk prior to pumping incoming milk from tank trucks to storage. This position requires cleaning and operating the receiving equipment and coordinating the logistics within the receiving bay. The Operator is responsible for carrying out tasks in accordance with Company policies, OSHA, regulations and applicable laws.. In addition to ensuring all documentation is timely, accurate, and complete, this position is responsible for ensuring that GMP’s, Sanitation requirements and performance measures are tracked and met.

The Milk Receiver will be cross-trained in other operational areas once they have attained mastery of the equipment.

Working Conditions

During the commissioning of the new manufacturing facility, work hours may be irregular, requiring the incumbent to work outside of the administration hours of Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Shift work will be required when production begins. Schedules are yet to be determined, and will likely include evenings, weekends and over-night work.

Working conditions are include working outdoors, and working around various detergents and sanitizing solutions ranging in temperatures from 20 degrees to 70 degrees celsius.

Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 25 Kg (55 lbs). Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include, but not limited to: eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats.

Must be able to lift weights of up to 25 Kg safely.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

1. Verify incoming raw milk tankers meet all quality, safety, and regulatory requirements according to Ontario regulation 761 under the Milk Act;

2. Receive, hook up and unload raw milk from tankers into specified silos for storage and processing in a safe, proper and timely manner;

3. Dip and pour sample of milk from vent hole of truck into bottle for laboratory analysis.

4. Take temperature of milk, and record data and temperature reading;

5. May perform antibiotic and other laboratory tests as required;

6. Transfer milk to tank, read milk flow meter, and record volume pumped on record sheet.

7. Wash and sanitize interior and exterior of tank.

8. Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production;

9. Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information;

10. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.

11. Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot;

12. Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes;

13. Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

14. Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area;

15. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.

16. Other duties as assigned


Skills & Experience / Compétences & expérience

Job Requirements

Education: High school or GED required OR equivalent related work experience

Bulk Tank Milk Grader (BTMG) certification and Plant Milk and Cream Grader (PMCG) are assets

Experience: 6 months of related experience receiving raw milk required and 1 year of production experience in a manufacturing environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred
Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend for virtually the entire shift
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently
Using a safety harness; may be required to climb high, restricted areas
Must be able to work in a wet environment. Some exposure to chemicals
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays
Be able to effectively work in a team environment
Effective English verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of Food Safety Programs (HACCP and GMP) is an asset
Bulk Tank Milk Grader (BTMG) certification and Plant Milk and Cream Grader (PMCG) are assets

Perks & Benefits

Life insurance coverage
Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans
Long term disability insurance
Travel Accident Insurance
Great pay

On the job training
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities