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Amhil North America is a privately held Thermoforming Plastics Packaging company focused on delivering Best Value to our customers and partners. We provide smart, safe and sustainable packaging solutions for the consumer, industrial and foodservice industries in North America and Europe.

Over the past twenty years, Amhil has expanded its product offering to include drinking cups, portion cups and food packaging and now includes products that are 100% recyclable, produced with recycled content and available as carbon neutral.

Amhil North America is part of the Wentworth Technologies group of companies.




Process Technicians/Operators work with various types of extrusion and sophisticated thermoforming equipment, ensuring a safe work environment and maintaining production targets. This role allows you to operate in different areas of the production line, maximizing production and quality of output to meet the team targets.

Location: Brantford, ON

Shifts: 12 hour Continental (7 to 7), 2 week rotation.

Safety First

Conduct all work in a safe manner — think “Safety First”!
Wear prescribed PPE when performing all jobs.
Be aware of hazards associated with each task.
Report to the Supervisor any hazard or potential hazard.
Report and communicate any unsafe practices or working conditions encountered to your Supervisor and team members.
What will you do

The primary role of Technician/Operator is to control and monitor the thermoforming production line and obtain target production yield. This role also helps with performing Finished Product Operator duties in times of heavy workload, providing relief for breaks, etc., assisting in tooling changeovers and maintenance activities.


Monitor and stock the lines with packaging materials (cartons, bag tape, poly bags and labels) / clear and store un-used packaging materials as required.
Monitor material flow, bins and hoppers.
Ensure all scrap product and sheet material is removed from the lines, ground up and that regrind material is consumed within allowable limits.
Roll and feed sheets into canopy, trim press and thermoformer.
Refill greasers, oilers and distilled water tanks and complete equipment checklists.
Maintain tight control of all materials and keep all forms of waste to a minimum.
Responsible to ensure that all the necessary equipment, process, quality and sanitation checks are conducted as per established procedures.
Monitor process and product quality to ensure products are produced within control parameters. Complete check sheets.
Complete all SPC requirements at the prescribed frequency and take corrective actions, as outlined in procedures.
Ensure material blends are correct and in control.
Trouble-shoot and make adjustments as needed to maintain the highest quality yield at all times.
Trouble-shoot loaders
Conduct and ensure preventative maintenance is performed as per established schedules / procedures / practices.
Identify equipment maintenance issues that require attention (e.g., worn bushings, loose or missing guards, leaks, etc.)
Alert supervision, maintenance and/or technical support if anything requires attention.
Know where all emergency stops are located and check fire extinguishers on the line once per shift.
Move finished product into the appropriate location in the Warehouse and generate license plate.
Assist Packers during changeovers. Watch for mixed product. Assist with box taping and movement of finished product as required.
Ensure that the working area is kept clean, orderly and safe. Ensure garbage is dumped, area cleaned, and garbage cans returned to their proper location in the production area.


What we’re looking for

A Great Attitude!
Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred).
Ability to understand English written and verbal instructions.
Able to lift 35-40 lbs on a regular basis and stand for long periods of time
Able to clearly fill out labels, reports, and checklists.
Proper use of tools required.
Must be able to work either an 8 or 12 hour-shift schedule, and days, afternoon, and nights.
Must be flexible to work different work schedules as required as work assignments will change and opportunity to complete work may require a shift change.
Must be willing to work in areas of extreme heat and humidity
Must be willing to wear all required protective equipment
Required to work in areas with high noise levels and dust.


Also nice to have

Experience in a manufacturing environment.
Familiar with Amhil products.


Application Process

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil North America provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.  Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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