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Slitting: Assistant

Winpak Ltd. a public company, operates ten production facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico, with its head office located in Winnipeg. Continued growth in sales has positioned the Company as one of the leaders in North American market for the supply of flexible and rigid plastic packaging. Winpak's location in Winnipeg, Manitoba is currently searching to fill the position of: Slitting Assistant.

Position Objective:

Reporting to the Supervisor/Leadhand and under direction of the Operator, the Assistance must assist in the safe operation of the slitter or operate the doctoring machine such that the product quality, kilogram/hour outputs, and percentage scrap standards are maintained.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Assist the Operator with the preparation of orders for the shift to minimize the amount of non-productive time and production scrap.
-Assist the Operator with the running of the slitter with the emphasis placed on the material handling/packaging aspects associated with operating the machine.
-Operate the doctoring machine in a safe and effective manner.
-Assist with both simple and regular routine maintenance of the slitters.
-Maintain housekeeping at a level as outlined by the Company.
-Assist in the training of new employees to ensure they are aware of the safe operation of all equipment within the department.
-Ensure all packaging equipment is used in a safe and effective manner.
-Ensure all paperwork and line reporting is completed correctly.
-Operate forklift equipment when required.
-Perform special projects as assigned by the Shift Supervisor.
-Promote teamwork, cooperation, and effective communication within the department and Company. Interact with all levels of the operation in support of Winpak’s TQI program.
-Perform duties and responsibilities in a manner compliant with ISO9001 and SQF 2000 standards.
-Perform other duties as assigned.


-Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
-Good aptitude for machines.
-Able to follow instruction with minimal supervision.
-Legible handwriting.
-Dependable and able to work rotating 8 hour shifts.
-Willing to work in a team environment.
-Other combinations of education, experience, knowledge, and skills will be considered.

Qualified individuals are invited to APPLY HERE before March 26, 2021, OR email

Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations by April 23, 2021 to:

100 Saulteaux Crescent, Winnipeg MB, R3J 3T3, Email:, Fax: (204) 888-7806

Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening may be required based on facility location.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.