Filler Operator Line Lead in Richmond Hill at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


ON Richmond Hill

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Filler Operator Line Lead

Job Description:

About Protenergy Natural Foods:

Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. is a rapidly growing and profitable mid-size company specializing in the manufacturing of aseptically packaged natural food and beverage products.  Founded in 2004 by industry veterans who recognized an opportunity to bring innovative technologies to the food production industry, the company has a strong track record of growth.  Our parent company, Treehouse Foods of Oak Brook, Illinois, is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and food service distribution channels, and is one of the largest private label food manufacturers in the United States. 

Our Environment:

Protenergy Natural Foods maintains a 24 hour 7 days per week continental shift rotational environment. Shifts are 12 hours, from 7am to 7:30pm (days) or 7:00pm to 7:30am (nights). We maintain a 2-3 rotation, where in fourteen calendar days you will work a total of seven where every other weekend is a long weekend.

Position Summary: Protenergy Natural Foods Corp, a fully integrated manufacturer of natural food and beverage products has an immediate opening for a Filler Operator at its Richmond Hill facility.  This position will be responsible for operating the filler equipment, performing package integrity checks of the broth cartons and support the quality system to ensure product safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complies with good manufacturing practices
  • Maintains accurate records (i.e. chart recorders)
  • Supports quality system
  • Maintains communication within production team member ensuring smooth shift transitions, etc.
  • Support technical in appropriate maintenance activities
  • Monitors raw materials, supplies to ensure efficient production
  • Ensure adequate supply of packaging materials and communicate resource requirements for replenishment
  • Determine acceptable quality ranges on packaging
  • Coordinate communication between palletizing and DE operations
  • Participate, and sometimes lead, daily operations meetings
  • Responsible for start-up of filler.
  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.
  • Collect required samples needed for QA testing.
  • Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced.
  • Ability to perform filler changeovers in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed.
  • Complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run.
  • Sanitation of equipment

Minimum Requirements:

  • Post-secondary or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years manufacturing related experience
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices
  • Fluency in English both oral and written

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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