Fish-processing plant worker

Lismore Seafoods Company based in Merigomish, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Fish-processing plant worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Lismore Seafoods Company
Position: Fish-processing plant worker
No. of vacancies: 50
Salary: $13.50 hourly for 30 to 48 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Merigomish, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to cut, clean, and trim fish or seafood prior to marketing or further processing.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting products and packaging for defects, ensuring conformance to company standards, and performing corrective machine adjustments as needed.
  • The candidate will be required to disjoint and remove meat from lobsters or other crustaceans prior to canning or further processing.
  • The candidate will be required to record production information.
  • The candidate will be in charge of setting up and operating machines used to can, bag, box, or otherwise package fish and seafood products.
  • The candidate will be required to set up and use equipment to clean, cut, cook, smoke, brine, dehydrate, or otherwise process fish or seafood products.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate must be flexible.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work site environment

  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate must be able to work in cold/refrigerated and wet/damp conditions.

Experience and specialization

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with fish canning and cooking machines, fish cleaning and cutting machines, fish meal processing machines, fish products machines, and roe processing machines.

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options

By mail

161 Factory Rd.
Lismore, NS
B0K 1G0

In person

161 Factory Rd.
Lismore, NS
B0K 1G0 Between 09:00 AM and 04:30 PM

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