Kwik Lok has been producing a product that most of us have depended on our entire lives – the clip that closes your produce and loaves of bread to keep it fresh! Kwik Lok is an innovation and engineering organization focused on sustainability. We are in the business of “hacking the package” – innovating clever advantages in packaging to get food to the table faster, fresher, and safer while reducing waste. Kwik Lok is a 3rd generation, family-owned company headquartered in Yakima, WA with 8 offices and 6 plants worldwide. We are a mid-size company delivering our products to almost 100 countries.

We know that people are looking for jobs that are a better fit in their lives right now. Here are a few pieces of information that might help you decide whether Kwik Lok is a good fit for you:

• Inclusive culture: Kwik Lok is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion to increase the success of our employees and customers. We want every person to feel part of the team! Our team members come from a variety of backgrounds, and we see value in learning from each other’s different perspectives.

• Innovation: Our goal is to create an environment where employees can be curious and express ideas to identify new and better solutions. We want every employee to be engaged in improving our workplace and work processes. Innovation isn't just for engineers!

• Meaningful work: We know that every job has things you'll love doing and things you'll love less. Our goal is to engage our employees in our vision for the company and provide them with meaningful work where they can learn, grow, and be part of solutions that improve the lives of our customers and their communities while protecting the health of our planet. No matter what your job entails, we want you to know that what you do makes a difference.

• Impacting the community and environment: Kwik Lok takes corporate social responsibility seriously, and we appreciate that our position in the industry gives us the ability to help do good in so many areas. We are committed to providing educational and economic opportunity, improving well-being, fostering innovation, and protecting the planet. You can read our most recent Sustainability Report on our website.

• Work-life balance: At Kwik Lok, we know that in order for you to be your best at work, you need time to recharge as well. Whenever possible, we offer flexibility in start/stop times and even opportunities for remote work. We want you to be energized at work, and when the day is done, we want you to go home and enjoy your personal life!


We are currently seeking energetic and highly motivated individuals to join our team in our Cambridge, Ontario production facility. If you are a self-driven, detail-oriented individual with a strong work history, high work ethic and you are someone who likes working in a fun & fast-paced environment, then we are looking for you! The Slitting Machine Operator position supports Kwik Lok production activities through the manufacture of Kwik Lok closures with a focus on continuing improvement of quality, food safety, and manufacturing processes.



• Run orders as assigned by Production Management in the proper sequence

• Follow all company established food safety and quality guidelines and procedures

• Monitor product and packaging materials to ensure cleanliness of finished product and food safety for our customers

• Ensure the quality of product through constant monitoring, regarding color, thickness of material, and free of any defects

• Stock and clean assigned work area daily to ensure a clean and safe work environment for teammates on the following shift, and integrity/safety of our finished product

• Monitor the production area to ensure all personnel in the area are authorized to be there, report anything suspicious or anyone without a badge. Immediately, ask the person without a proper badge if they are supposed to be in the building and if they have signed in

• Additional functions as assigned and needed for the good of the organization


• Safely operate material slitting equipment in the manufacturing of slit plastic rolls from Master Rolls

• Maintain slitting production schedule to support Die Cut production orders and schedule needs

• Ensure the quality of product through constant monitoring regarding color, thickness of material, and free of any defects

• Verify Master Roll control numbers used are following FIFO guideline of first in/first out, using oldest Master Roll material first

• Assist with operating granulator, recycling production and extrusion waste into regrind material for use in extrusion as required

• Enter Master Roll serial number into ERP system to be applied to slit rolls, providing traceability of product throughout the entire manufacturing process

• Clean assigned work area daily to ensure clean work environment

• Follow all company established food safety and quality guidelines and procedures

• Additional functions as assigned and needed for the good of the organization


• Ability to frequently lift 40 lbs

• Occasionally bends, squats, reaches, and kneels

• Regularly sits, stands, and walks

• Constantly hearing, seeing, and attention to details

• Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship


• Self-motivated, innovative, takes ownership of position

• Forklift experience is an asset

• Good work ethic

• Team player, works well with co-workers and able to take direction from management

• Strives for continual improvement

• Seeks and accepts feedback for personal development


• Salary: $22.00 per hour

• Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, and Life Insurance plans (after probationary period)

• Contribution to RRSP program by the company (after probationary period)

• Schedule: Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 5:00pm

• Location: Cambridge, Ontario

• Work Environment: Manufacturing facility – noise level 85-95 dB, lifting to 40 lbs., intermittent physical activity