General Labour

Maple Leaf Foods based in Bradford, Ontario is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of General Labour who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. We are a carbon-neutral food company on a mission to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts. We are committed to reducing food insecurity in Canada because we care about our communities. We want to be the most sustainable protein company on the planet because we want to contribute to a better food industry.

Our sustainability commitments are central to our business and guide us every step of the way – in the food we make, how we care for our animals, people, communities, and the environment. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment and Full time job. The shift schedule includes day and afternoon shifts.

Employer Name: Maple Leaf Foods
Position: General Labour
No. of vacancies: 7
Salary: $17.35/hour
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Bradford, Ontario

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of packaging, cleaning, and other essential food processing activities.
  • The candidate will be required to manually pack goods into bags, boxes, or other containers.
  • The candidate must inspect products and packaging for basic quality defects.
  • The candidate must load product onto the packaging line for processing.
  • The candidate will be expected to clean machines and surrounding work areas.
  • The candidate must adhere to all GMP and food safety principles.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist process control and machine operators in carrying out their responsibilities.
  • The candidate must measure and dump ingredients into the hoppers of mixing and grinding machines.
  • The candidate will be required to respond to any type of alarms or equipment malfunctions and to operate the shut-off switch when necessary.
  • The candidate will be expected to load raw ingredients into the cooking machine and measure the amount required while adhering to company recipes and industry standards.
  • At the end of each shift, the candidate will be required to sanitise all materials and machinery parts and clean the workspace at the worker station in accordance with company cleanliness standards.
  • The candidate will be expected to understand written instructions and recipes from the company when putting together ingredients and starting a new batch of products.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep an eye on food-cooking machines and make adjustments to the controls for boilers, ovens, fryers, and cookers.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep track of stock levels and communicate with purchasers.
  • The candidate will be expected to monitor and maintain safety standards, paying special attention to machinery and electrical equipment.
  • The candidate must maintain a high level of personal and workplace hygiene.
  • The candidate will be required to check instruments such as temperature gauges, at regular intervals
  • If necessary, the candidate will be required to adjust the speed of the conveyor belt.
  • The candidate would be responsible for providing customer service
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that ingredients are properly tagged, date-labeled, covered, stored, and rotated.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring food levels and refilling supplies in a timely manner.
  • The candidate must have food safety or handling skills.

Semi-Skilled

  • The candidate is in charge of operating single-function machines to process and package meat products, as well as performing equipment set-up and material handling.
  • Prior to operation, the candidate will be required to set up and adjust single-function processing and packaging machines.
  • The candidate must set up labels in retail labellers and end scales.
  • The candidate must be able to operate single-function machines used to process or package food products.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting products for defects, ensuring conformance to company standards, and performing corrective machine adjustments as needed.
  • The candidate must complete all associated documents.
  • The candidate will be responsible for training new employees.
  • The candidate must understand and adhere to basic food safety principles.

Skilled

  • The candidate will be in charge of operating multi-function process control or single-function machines used to process and package meat products.
  • The candidate will be responsible for line setup approvals and verification.
  • The candidate must complete all required documentation for the production run.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all products are set up and packaged according to specifications.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise the training of new employees.
  • The candidate must keep a production and other data shift log.
  • The candidate will be expected to participate in continuous improvement programmes, meetings, and other activities.
  • The candidate must understand and adhere to basic food safety principles.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary Education
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is advantageous.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have strong problem-solving skills.
  • The candidate must have the ability to make decisions quickly and confidently based on company policies and practices.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should be Customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should be well-versed in the equipment, methods, and procedures used in the preparation, cooking, and distribution of food in a large institution.
  • The candidate should be able to adhere to all relevant food safety standards.
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate initiative and work independently without supervision.
  • The candidate should be able to take on responsibility and see tasks through to completion.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be able to maintain focus on cyclical tasks.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • The candidate must adhere to all hygiene regulations.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be well-versed in food allergies and foodborne illnesses.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, and hot or cold environments.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.

How to Apply

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

By email

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