Careers

Piller's Fine Foods, a division of PBOLP is a premier Canadian producer of the finest European-style processed meats. Our award-winning deli products are sold to grocery and restaurant chains throughout North America.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions in our Waterloo facility:

Production Scheduler - Brantford

We are currently seeking a Production Scheduler to join our dynamic team in Brantford.   This position is to schedule weekly production for the Brantford meat processing facility.

 

Core Responsibilities:

·         In conjunction with the General Manager, prepare weekly, monthly, production schedule using sales forecast, capacity, histories, experience and inventory for processing and packaging departments meeting just in time delivery requirements.

·         Forward meat requirements to Purchasing for the following week.

·          Provide guidance and advice on SQF related matters that pertain to Production Planning and ensure that the department is in compliance with the SQF code.

·         Maintain the manufacturing order system by creating, monitoring and closing manufacturing orders and ensure that all discrepancies have been investigated and corrective action taken.

·         Liaison with production personnel regarding scheduling or manufacturing order problems.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Secondary school diploma plus some related additional courses would be considered an asset

  • Production scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment – preference will be given to candidates with experience in meat or food production

  • Intermediate or higher Microsoft Excel and Word skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively

     

     

    Resumes can be submitted to HR@pillers.com


Cost Analyst - Brantford

We are currently seeking a Cost Analyst to join our dynamic team in Brantford.   This position is to develop and maintain standard costs as well as provide reporting and analysis for the Brantford manufacturing Operations. 

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Maintain ERP costing system (ROSS) by entering, verifying and reviewing cost data to ensure accuracy,

    • Update raw material standards monthly with forecasted raw material costs.

    • Performs cost roll ups and analyze costs for accuracy

    • Ensure running speeds and staffing is correct in recipes.

    • Validate recipes in ROSS

  • Prepare cost estimates for new products and product re-stages as well as cost savings initiatives by utilizing inputs from R&D and operations. 

  • Prepare weekly/monthly reporting of actual production costs vs standard cost to support manufacturing goals. Includes labour variance, material variance, and waste reporting.

  • Participate in Inventory counts reviewing physical adjustments and requesting recounts as needed.

  • Provide daily support to production by analysing job variances and closing production jobs.  Work with operations to ensure accuracy of inputs and outputs. 

    Requirements: 

  • University or College degree in accounting or finance, working towards CPA designation

  • Cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment – preference will be given to candidates with experience in meat or food production

  • Experience working with ERP and cost accounting systems

  • Intermediate or higher Microsoft Excel and Word skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively

  • Must be able to work additional hours during month end inventory counts

     

    Resumes can be submitted to HR@pillers.com

R&D Technician

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will be, as part of the R&D team, responsible for making sausages and other processed meat products in a test facility along with coordinating and completing all R&D responsibilities with respect to project management, new product development or reformulation of products and processes, ensuring all administrative details associated with this process are accurate and complete; Provide support with product launch; ensure compliance with all applicable legislation; drafting and maintaining product Standard Operating Procedures and trade specifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-           Food Science engineering degree with 2-3 years related experience in the meat industry and knowledge of government regulations

-           Successful completion of a Butcher Apprenticeship (Butcher Papers) and or Butcher Master Papers would be an assess

-           Advanced computer experience, strong communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are required. 

To Apply

If any of these positions and the opportunity to join a progressive company interest you please forward your resume to:

hr@pillers.com

For career opportunities at the Golden Valley Farms facility, please follow the link below:

http://www.gvf.ca/career-oppor...

Piller’s Fine Foods will strive to provide services in a manner consistent with the principles of dignity, integration and equal opportunities. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those we wish to interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.