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General Helper

Emballage Hood Packaging

This is a Contract position in Saint-Leonard, QC posted January 9, 2022.

Company presentation :

Hood Packaging is a manufacturer of a quality packaging materials who operates across Canada and the United States with its 23 production sites.

We have grown through innovation and strategic acquisitions. Initially operating in the cotton business, we expanded our flexible packaging skills to paper, plastic and woven substrates.

Our Montreal division specializes in the production and printing of plastic film with specifications that can serve the food industry as well as all other industries looking for quality flexible packaging.

We are currently looking for people to join our family-owned manufacturing business!

The members of our production team show great initiative and firmly believe that the world is full of unexplored possibilities. If you are enthusiastic about making a real difference by being part of a winning team like ours, we currently have several vacant Press Helper positions to fill at our Saint-Léonard plant.

Job Description:

The Press Assistant position, or Press Helper, is an entry level position. The training is given in-house and allows the employee to become an apprentice and then operator for several type of machines.

Once in the company, several opportunities will be available based on the seniority and the success of the probationary periods and, of course, the interest of the person towards our different departments. Will you be the next operator in extrusion, slitting, press, lamination or any other service in the plant?

The duties of a Press Helper are as follows:

  • Respect the safety rules and food quality policies
  • Assist the Press Operator in the operation of a printing press for plastic film.
  • Retrieve the inks and solvents required for the current order.
  • Prepare the rolls of film and fill the ink tanks.
  • Help the operator to thread the machine at start-up.
  • Clean the press and all other materials required for the order as well as the work area.
  • Strip and clean the plates from the previous order.

Vacant positions are distributed by seniority. A new employee will start on the night shift from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m, on a continental schedule (alternating between 36 hours and 48 hours per week).

The starting hourly rate offered is $18.81 in addition to a night shift premium of $1.32. Increases will be given after 6 months and 12 months before reaching the maximum hourly rate of $23.03 after 18 months.

After 3 months of continuous service, employees become unionized and will have access to the following:

  • Group insurances (dental and medical) paid at 80% by the employer.
  • Life insurance; accident, death and dismemberment; short term and long-term disability; and dependent life insurance all paid 100% by the employee.
  • Work uniform and safety equipment (glasses and shoes) paid by the employer.

After 1 year of continuous service:

  • Group RRSP : the employer contributes 4% of the employee’s total earnings if the employee contributes 1% of his earnings.


Salary: 18.81