Jan 19, 2023

Fish-processing Machine Operator (Production Operator)

$18.60 hourly
  • Jim Pattison Enterprises Ltd. o/a Delta Pacific Seafoods
  • 6001- 60th Ave, Delta, British Columbia, V4K 4E2
Full time Seafood Production/Processing Line Worker

Job Description

Company: Jim Pattison Enterprises Ltd. o/a Delta Pacific Seafoods 

Business information: Delta Pacific Seafoods is the largest fresh, frozen and value-added seafood processor in British Columbia, specializing in high quality, custom seafood processing, value added and cold storage services. At Delta Pacific, we employ a diverse workforce, offer year-round employment, competitive wages, and group benefits including extended health, dental, life insurance, short term disability and Group RRSP. We also provide on-the job training, uniforms, and equipment. We are currently hiring 12 production operators to join our team on the Day Shift (6 positions) and Afternoon Shift (6 positions).


Business address: 6001- 60th Ave, Delta, British Columbia, V4K 4E2

Location of work: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job duties:

  • Set up and operate machines to clean, cut, or otherwise process fish or seafood products: Sharpening knives, changing parts, and performing minor repairs to machinery/equipment.
  • Record production information: Reporting production and safety issues to Supervisors on shift.
  • Set up and operate machines to can, bag, box or otherwise package fish and seafood products: Setting up production lines for smooth operation and product flow.
  • Monitor different types of fish processing machinery/equipment.
  • Follow production guidelines and specifications for multiple species and products.
  • Stage fish in an organized fashion to facilitate smooth production on the plant floor.
  • Utilize manual and computer tracking systems to follow production data on the floor or in the warehouse.
  • Operate a forklift to transfer raw materials and/or finished products between the warehouse and working area.
  • Work on production lines performing manual duties with accuracy and consistency.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area.




-Education: No formal education is required

-Experience: Previous experience operating forklifts and food processing machines is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.

-Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads (lift and/or move up to 70 pounds), Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods

-Personal Suitability: Team player, Reliability, effective interpersonal skills, organized, dependable

-Must take direction and abide by safety rules

-Work Site Environment: Noisy, Cold/refrigerated, Wet/damp

-Language: Basic level of English is required


Wage: Hourly rate of $18.60 per hour or greater depending on individual’s skills and associated production piece rates. 40 hours per week.


Benefits: Disability insurance, dental insurance, Group RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan), extended medical insurance, uniforms and equipment are provided. Piece work based on production. Transportation costs covered if the worker needs to relocate.


Important information: Two shifts:

Day Shift (Monday – Friday, 6.30am – 3pm)

Afternoon Shift (Monday – Friday, 4pm – 12.30am)

Occasional overtime and weekend work may be required and depends on operational needs. This position involves working in a cold, damp and noisy environment.


Apply by e-mail to: hr.dps@deltapacific.ca

Apply by mail to: 6001- 60th Ave, Delta, BC, V4K 4E2

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