Are you hungry to innovate? To do things differently? To work with a company that’s real, thoughtful and very forward-thinking?

Meet Riverside. We are an organic, “better for you” snack company, manufacturing award-winning, nutritious, allergen-free snacks. Your kids know us as MadeGood, tasty school-safe snacks. Your workout buddies grab GoodTo Go Keto certified bars. And your pup begs for a Cookie Pal treat, our human-grade, vegan dog treats.

At Riverside, we make delicious snacks that are good in every way. From our ingredients to our manufacturing practices, we’ve raised every bar on every aspect. We’re friendly and focused on creating foods that are good for you and good to the planet as well. Riverside Natural Foods is B-Corp certified, Triple-Bottom Line, Zero Waste, and Canadian owned and operated.

Come work with a new Canadian leader! We value teamwork, humility, respect, ownership, adaptability, passion and fun. Our amazing culture is reflected in our recent employee engagement score of 92%!

You can learn more about us at

We continue to grow and today are looking for a committed, talented, star to join our team as our Jr Packaging Engineer (Co-op).

Position Summary/Objective:

This position has a positive impact on the company by ensuring packaging data accuracy, improving packaging quality and line efficiency as well as developing new packaging components

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate and uphold Riverside’s Core Values
  • Work closely with the senior packaging engineer and the cross functional team (Manufacturing, Product R&D, Production, Supply Chain, etc) to develop packaging components from concept to implementation
    • Coordinate plant trials to test packaging materials on commercial scale packaging lines
    • Coordinate packaging tests, such as compression and ship tests
    • Manage packaging specifications and Finished Product Assemblies (50% of the work)
    • Input packaging info into a new data base
    • Update packaging info and ensure their accuracy

    Reporting Relationships

    The position reports directly to the Senior Packaging Engineer

    Education & Qualifications

    • - Patient and detail oriented
    • - Enjoy working in a team and in a fast-paced environment
    • - Science or engineering degree in progress, preferably coop term after the 3rd year of degree

    Skills & Abilities

    • - Ability to take OWNERSHIP and prioritize workload
    • - TEAM player with a positive attitude
    • - PASSIONATE with a positive attitude with a desire to learn and collaborate
    • - Exceptional time management and organizational skills, self-starter with a high level of initiative and ADAPTABILITY
    • - Demonstrates HUMILITY throughout the company on a daily basis
    • - Aptitude to exhibit, RESPECT and protect Riverside’s Core Values in a changing environment

    How to Apply:

    If you have the commitment to excellence, the energy, the attitude and experience we need, then please submit your resume to careers(AT)riversidenaturals with the subject line Jr Packaging Engineer (Co-op) or click the apply button!

    Riverside Natural Foods is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you have a disability and require accommodation in the interview process, please let us know when you apply.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to volume, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.