Production Worker
Maple Leaf
Lethbridge, Alberta, CA
1d ago

PRODUCTION WORKER

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in

Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™.

Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

POSITION SUMMARY :

Maple Leaf Pork in Lethbridge specializes in quick-chilled pork cuts for the markets of Japan and Singapore. The plant processes approximately 1,500 hogs per day during one 8-hour shift.

It operates year round, five days per week.

We are seeking individuals to join our team. Entry-level production work starts with packaging / wrapping non-knife type work.

An employee is promoted and trained for a knife job with increased pay once seniority is achieved and a good work ethic is demonstrated.

An employee will then learn increasingly technical knife work.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

Shifts are Monday through Friday (40 hours per week). Approximate work times :

  • 7 : 30 am 4 : 00pm on the Kill Floor
  • 6 : 00am 2 : 30pm on the Cut Floor
  • 6 : 15am 2 : 45pm in Pack / Ship
  • Scheduled Saturday overtime occurs approximately once per month and employees are expected to attend.

    The starting wage is $15.80 / hour with wage increases every six months for the first 18 months of employment. A benefits package is available to employees and their eligible dependents commencing at three months and six months for dental (company paid).

    Retention bonus may apply to qualified employees. Maple Leaf Pork supplies all necessary safety equipment at no cost to the employee.

    Scheduled Saturday overtime occurs approximately once per month and employees are expected to attend.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS :

    To be successful in this position, you must :

  • Reliable and dependable, able to be at work every day, on time
  • Able to work in a fast paced and repetitive task environment
  • Has the desire to learn
  • Physically fit and able to lift, push, and / or pull, weight of up to 23kg (50lbs)
  • Looking for a long-term job opportunity
  • Be willing to adhere to all hygienic and food safety requirements in the plant
  • Have basic English skills (listen, understand, speak, read, write)
  • Be comfortable being part of a multi-cultural, unionized environment
  • Be legally able to work in Canada without an LMIA
  • Please note completion of High School Diploma is not required to be successful in this position
  • WORKING CONDITIONS :

    Environment : Meat Processing Plant

    Volume & Complexity of Work : Volume Completed through typical procedures

    Travel Requirements : None

    This is a full time permanent job.

    NOC 9617

    Resumes can be dropped off in person at 4141 1st Ave South Lethbridge.

    By Fax : 403-329-3140 or by email hr.lethbridgepork mapleleaf.com

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