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  • Logistics - Packaging & Production - Full-time

    Head Office, Ancaster

    Position: Packaging and Production

    Location: Balzac’s Head Office, 675 Tradewind Drive, Ancaster ON, L9G 4V5

    Reports to: Director of Coffee

    Hour of Work: 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday unless otherwise notified or agreed upon

    Apply with Resume and Cover Letter to: info@balzacs.com

    Description

    Balzac’s Coffee Roasters opened in 1996 and now features fourteen café locations as well as a wholesale division. At the heart of our operation is our Packaging and Production team who are responsible for ensuring all our cafes and wholesale customers receive their orders fresh and on time. It is a highly physical job – from packing small online orders to loading, wrapping and shipping multiple skids of coffee to our wholesale partners – our Packaging and Production staff move fast and work as a team to get the job done.

    The position reports to the Director of Coffee. Previous experience in a similar role is an asset, but we are willing to train.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Fill coffee orders and pack coffee in various sizes of bags and cases to prepare for shipping
    • Receive and stock inventory; manually transfer green coffee bags and other warehoused items
    • Ensure organized, labeled, clean, and well-maintained works areas and equipment
    • On-going cleaning and preventative maintenance of equipment as per standard operating procedures
    • Vacuuming, sweeping and tidying work areas; perform custodial responsibilities in warehouse and roasting area
    • Assist the roasting staff as needed; manually moving full bins of coffee as well as green coffee bags
    • Assist the Delivery Driver with loading and unloading delivery vehicle
    • Shares a passion for coffee and act as an Ambassador for all company products and practices
    • Assist with snow shoveling, lot maintenance and other special projects as required
    • Follow all Work Safe Practices while on premises and on shift

    Qualifications

    • Full G class driver’s license
    • Team player; you’ll be working with a small team in close quarters each day you are on shift
    • Proven ability to be versatile; a “can do anything” approach
    • Thrives when faced with a challenge; tackles problems quickly yet thoughtfully with a team player approach
    • Is service and solution oriented, with a balanced approach to serving customer and co-worker needs and priorities
    • Previous warehouse experience is an asset; previous work with packaging machinery an asset
    • Willingness to accept the most effective role

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Shifts currently start no later than 9:00am and finish no later than 5:00pm unless approved by supervisor; schedule subject to change as business levels require
    • Ability to work standing up for 8 hour and keep pace in a fast-moving environment
    • Ability to lift 66 lbs. (a full bin of roasted coffee) 1 ft. off the ground and transfer to a cart
    • Ability to pull or push a 66 lbs. bin of roasted coffee a distance of 25 feet
    • Ability to lift 40 lbs. from the ground unassisted and carry as required
    • Ability to twist, turn, reach and work above shoulder level throughout a shift
    • Ability to grip items such as coffee scoops and label makers for filling orders
    • Ability to operate a pallet jack and physically push/pull large skids of coffee
    • Repetitive movements such as placing stickers precisely on bags for long periods of time

    Candidates must be legally employable in Canada to be considered for employment.

    Apply with Resume and Cover Letter to: info@balzacs.com