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Production Operator

  • full-time
  • Production

Canada’s leader in the production of cookies, Leclerc also manufactures sugar wafers, snack bars, breakfast cereals, crackers, and chocolates. The thriving family company currently sells its products in more than twenty countries all over the world.

Leclerc is, and has always been, on the leading edge of technology and constantly works to ensure the complete satisfaction of its customers. Together with over 900 employees, the company builds on production processes and rigorous distribution networks in order to offer the highest quality products. For more than 110 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages.

Position summary 

Reporting to the production team leader, the operator is responsible for the proper functioning of the production equipment both in the processing of food and the packaging.

The operator must maintain a clean and safe work environment in accordance with procedures and regulations.


  • Set and adjust processing and packaging equipment for starting the operations;
  • Operate multifunctional equipment of industrial processes by the use of control boards, computer terminals to extract grind, mix, cook or transform raw materials into finished products and package them according to the various processes used
  • Monitor indicators, computer readings and control screens to verify prescribed processing conditions and make adjustments to modify variables such as cooking time, ingredient intake, flow rates and temperatures
  • Perform tests during the processes so that the products meet the established quality standards, and make the necessary adjustments
  • Fill production records with the date, weight, temperature and measurements of the various parameters of the products being produced and finished

  • Have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency
  • Have relevant work experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Ability to work quickly
  • Ability to work standing
  • Have good management of priorities
  • Have the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Know how to make decisions under pressure
  • Be independent


Our Hawkesbury plant is just five minutes from downtown Hawkesbury and the Ottawa River—two big draws for our employees. The plant produces a variety of products, but it’s known locally for one thing: the delicious smell of chocolate chip cookies that has everyone in a swoon.

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