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:

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

Millwright - Days

We are seeking an experienced Millwright on our day shift to troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance in our state of the art meat processing facility. Candidates must possess a valid Millwright license (443A).

The position will appeal to a tradesperson who is knowledgeable in several trades and who likes a wide variety of technical challenge:

  • Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment
  • Perform day to day preventative maintenance, machine diagnostics and general equipment and building repair.
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulics troubleshooting and repair
  • Develop and facilitate maintenance best practices and equipment improvement efforts
  • Provide on-call assistance as necessary
  • PLC Troubleshooting an asset
  • Ability to weld and fabricate with stainless steel as required
  • Other tasks assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor as required


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 443A License
  • Licensed Millwright 3-5 years’ experience in a Food Manufacturing Setting will be given preference.
  • Familiarity with reading electrical prints, for basic troubleshooting in breakdown situations
  • Familiarity with industrial meat processing machine operation.
  • Experience with PM repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Basic knowledge of Allen Bradley, Omron, Siemens and other PLC would be an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of Health & Safety requirements.
  • Must be a self starter and be willing to work flexible hours with minimal supervision.
  • Working under pressure you will solve emergency maintenance issues.
  • Organized and able to prioritize issues.
  • Ability to meet changing requirements and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent problem solving, and communication skills
  • Must be a team player and highly motivated individual.



    The position is a full-time permanent day shift position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 5:30am to 2:00pm with occasional overtime, during the week and/or on Saturdays.

    Industrial Electrician - Afternoons

    We are currently seeking an experienced Electrician for our afternoon shift.  The candidate will be responsible for the preventative maintenance and troubleshooting, as well as, equipment repair and installation on a variety of food processing and packing lines; competent with the use of a Work Order System and able to work independently; familiarity with the meat processing, food safety and HACCP regulations and the ability to work in a refrigerated environment would be considered an asset.

    To qualify you must hold an electrician’s license (Construction and Maintenance 309D and/or an Instrustrial Electrician 442A) and have a minimum of one year industrial experience.

    The position is a full-time permanent afternoon shift position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 2:30pm to 11:00pm with occasional overtime, during the week and/or on Saturdays.

    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. 

    Plumber/Boiler Operator/Steam Fitter

    We are currently seeking an experienced Plumber/Boiler Operator/Steam Fitter on for our day shift:

    Responsible for:

    • Regular industrial plumbing/Steam/Boiler repairs and maintenance
    • Piping projects
    • Learn waste water treatment plant operation

    Qualifications:

    • Technically adverse
    • Good mathematical skills
    • Interest and willing to commit to studying technical literature
    • Licensed Plumber or Fitter
    • Must be able to work in a refrigerated and physically demanding environment; Familiarity with meat processing, food safety and HACCP regulations would be an asset.

    The position is a full-time permanent day shift position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm. Occasional overtime is 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.