Students Build Career Profile Food Processing Worker Food badges: Processing and Manufacturing Holland Code: Build Food is maybe the only universal thing that has the power to bring everyone together. Guy Fieri In A Nutshell I work on a production line that has many stages to change a raw food product into a processed food that can be sold to the public. I follow strict cleaning and safety rules to make sure that the food we’re producing is completely safe for Canadians to eat. I use specialized machinery to process food in a way that meets our standards of quality. Swipe Potential Salary Range $12.50 - $15.00 Hourly Which provinces would this job be in? AB Alberta BC British Columbia MB Manitoba NB New Brunswick NL Newfoundland & Labrador NS Nova Scotia NU Nunavut NWT Northwest Territories ON Ontario PEI Prince Edward Island QC Quebec SK Saskwatchewan YT Yukon Territories I work in a food processing facility, which is a production plant with unique equipment for our specific food products.These plants are fast-paced and high-energy environments. Workplace Indoor Job Requirements & Duties Cleaning equipment and work area to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Use specialized equipment to transform food products. Prepare all the ingredients and materials needed for the processing of food. Bringing products to different work stations around the plant. Checking product for quality and packaging them into boxes or flats. Writing accurate records for inventory control. Education & Training No specific education is required, some specific courses may be beneficial for the meat processing industry 100all Job Outlook While automation is making its way into food processing facilities, workers are still in high demand, especially for seasonal food industries Related School Subjects Science Practical Applied Arts Career Education What words come to mind when thinking about this career? Processing Food Important Skills Detail-Oriented This is a fast paced environment, and it’s important to have an eye for detail so that the processed foods are high quality Physical There can be some heavy lifting, so being comfortable with physical work is necessary interpersonal-man-people-communication-Relation Interpersonal Working in food production means being one part of a team; all parts need to work together to create good products Mechanical We're often working with specialized equipment, and it’s handy to feel comfortable around high tech tools and machinery Swipe The Best Things About This Job Are… Working With A Team Regular Hours Routine Work Opportunities for Advancement & Promotion Similar Careers Aquaculture Harvest Labourer Food & Beverage Product Developer Food Production Supervisor Agriculture & Food Inspector Helpful Links YouTube - FPSC Food Processing in Canada YouTube - Do My Job Butcher (2016) Career Glossary Raw Inventory References Food Production Worker Jobs. (No Date). Disclaimer All career information has been gathered from a variety of sources and compiled to provide a general idea as to what each career could entail. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is committed to doing our best to ensure the information is current and reliable. However, we will not be liable for the accuracy of the information. Please contact us if you notice errors or would like to provide feedback.