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Process Operator

Selkirk, MB, Canada Req #230
Friday, November 17, 2023


From our roots providing sand to local foundries in the 1880's, Opta has grown to an international group of companies committed to delivering optimal results for our customers. Opta's purpose is to be the leading supplier of performance solutions for metallurgical, abrasive, and specialty chemical applications. We strive to be the leading provider of innovative steelmaking reagents, slag conditioners, and metal remediation materials consumed in the North American and European markets. We aim to be the market leader in steelmaking products through an unwavering focus on supporting our customers’ needs. We measure our success by our presence in a majority of steel mills throughout the world. 


Accountability and Integrity in everything we do
  • PEOPLE: We will invest in our people with promoting Diversity and Inclusion for the success of our organization
  • CUSTOMERS: Committed to our customers to deliver Consistent Quality products, Solutions and Service
  • SAFETY: Providing employees a Safe environment in which to thrive
  • INNOVATION: Deliver outstanding performance through Continuous Improvement and Creativity
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Enhancing Sustainability by respecting and protecting the Environment in the communication where we live and work


  •         Prepare and set up machinery for production runs.
  •         Adjust machine settings, such as speed, program, and quantity, based on production requirements.
  •          Start, stop, and monitor machinery during production.
  •          Ensure machinery runs smoothly and troubleshoot any issues that arise.
  •          Inspect products for defects and ensure they meet quality standards.
  •          Adjust machine settings to maintain product quality.
  •          Receive incoming raw materials and inspect materials for damage, quantity, and quality.
  •          Verify that received materials match purchase orders and specifications.
  •          Drive forklift to load/unload products, including the loading of racks and trucks.
  •         Maintain accurate records of received materials, including quantities, lot numbers and inspection results.
  •          Properly store received materials in designated storage areas.
  •          Maintain production logs and records.
  •          Follow safety protocols and guidelines, including the use of PPE.
  •          Report safety hazards or concern promptly.
  •         Perform routine maintenance on machinery, including cleaning, lubricating, and replacing parts.
  •          Report any maintenance or repair needs to maintenance personal and shift supervisor.
  •          General cleaning including warehouse, silo room and parking lot.
  •          Performs other related duties as required.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Verbal and written communication skills a must.
  • WHMIS Training, violence & harassment training, fall arrest training, and forklift training will all be provided but previous experience is an asset.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements

  • This job involves a lot of standing, moving around and lifting when required.

Opta offers a diverse 
compensation and benefit package that includes the following: 
  • Extended Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Life, AD&D, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Professional Development
  • RRSP Match
  • On Demand Pay (Dayforce Wallet)
We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

he above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Opta Inc., an Opta Group Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.00
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  • Selkirk, MB, Canada