Labour Worker

Maple Leaf Foods, based in Hamilton, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Labour Workers. Maple Leaf Foods is known as Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Our company is known to make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products. We are working under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Currently, we have employed approximately 11,500 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia. Our company is known to be proud of its roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. We are working with a vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth. We are known to be committed to creating shared value, creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. We work with a goal to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are working with advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. In all, we deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or permanent employment. The candidates have to work in Day, Afternoon, Night and Overtime shifts.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Maple Leaf Foods
Position: Labour Worker
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $16.50-$20.00 per hour
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Hamilton, ON
Shifts: Day, Afternoon, Night, Overtime

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualification such as a high school, bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to withstand continual manual work, standing for most the shift, repetitive movements on a constant basis, and lifting up to 50lbs on occasion
  • The candidate should be able to work in a cold environment (from 0-4 degrees Celsius)

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be fully vaccinated (2 vaccinations)
  • The candidate should be able to fulfill all the COVID-19 regulations requirements
  • The candidate must comprehend all food and safety, and health and safety protocols
  • The candidate must be reliable and dependable, able to be at work every day, on time
  • The candidate must be eligible to work in Canada
  • The candidate should be 18 years of age or older

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be responsible for performing packaging, clean-up and other elemental activities related to food processing.
  • The candidate should be able to feed cartons into machines.
  • The candidate should be able to check and weigh materials and/or products.
  • The candidate should be able to manually pack product into bags, cartons or other containers.
  • The candidate should be able to remove finished goods cartons from the conveyor and place them on pallets.
  • The candidate should be able to check products and packaging for basic quality defects.
  • The semi-skilled workers should be responsible for operating single-function machines to process and package meat products
  • The candidate should be able to set-up and adjust single-function processing and packaging machines preparatory to operation
  • The candidate should be able to enable the movement of product from one position/location to another using power equipment, Inspects/weighs product, Operates equipment and makes some decisions and some troubleshooting involved
  • The candidate should be able to monitor machines for proper operation watching for jammed materials, defects or other irregularities
  • The candidate should be able to operate single function machines required to process or package food products
  • The candidate should be able to check products for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards and perform corrective machine adjustments as necessary
  • The candidate should be able to participate in continuous improvement programs, meetings, etc.
  • The candidate should be able to understand and comply with basic food safety principles
  • The candidate who is a skilled-labour should be responsible for operating multi-function process control or single-function machines to process and package meat products.
  • The candidate should be able to set up multi-function machinery such as a robots/multivac/slicer etc.
  • The candidate should be able to relay and communicate issues with leaders as well as reliability
  • The candidate should be able to operate multi-function process control machinery through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems to grind, mix, blend, cook, package or otherwise process food products
  • The candidate should be able to engage in the conversion of product from one state to another using automated and/or robotic technology; Involves plate changes, analysis of data, decisions based on analysis, HMI interaction.
  • The candidate should be able to observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variables such as cooking times, ingredient inputs, flow rates and temperature settings
  • The candidate should be able to maintain shift log of production and other data
  • The candidate should be able to participate in continuous improvement programs, meetings, etc.
  • The candidate should be able to understand and comply with basic food safety principles

Benefits:

  • The employees get the benefits of competitive wages that increase regularly
  • The employees get to work with a leader, the company that has kept on growing and is getting more and more investments
  • The employees get the benefits of annual wage review completed to ensure wages remain competitive across MLF and external companies
  • The employees get pay progressive after every 6 months
  • The employees get health benefits such as (Healthcare/medical and Dental through SunLife) after 3 months of working
  • The employees get the benefits of pension with Manulife after 2 years of working
  • The employees the benefits of career advancement within company (we’ve had many employees move up to higher paying hourly positions (i.e. Lead Hands, Assistant Supervisors) and salary positions as well (i.e. Production Supervisors)
  • The employees get the benefits of Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through Morneau Shepell, paid by company
  • The employees get the benefits of Inkblot online (CBT) cognitive behavioural therapy
  • The employees to attend employee’s events throughout the year
  • The employees get the benefits of employees sales for product throughout the year
  • The employees get safety in accordance to COVID-19 protocols including face masks, face shields and physical barriers within Production
  • The employees get training provided where needed
  • The employees get to work in a reputable company
  • The employees get competitive wages
  • The employees get opportunities to participate in Benefits and Pension plans
  • The employees get a great team environment
  • The employees get a strong focus on internal advancement
  • The employees get the benefits of Employee Assistance Program
  • The employees get equal employment opportunities with a diverse workforce
  • The employees get the support of a union
  • The employees get opportunities for growth and training development
  • The employees get Trans Cab Service and Conventional Bus Service is provided through HSR

Company Overview:

Working for years, Maple Leaf Foods have people who are passionate about the work they do and the products they make. The company is known to be determined to leverage its integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people. The company embraces a strong values-based culture, where its people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. The company cultivates an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each employee of the company has a voice and plays an active role in helping it achieve its goals with passion and discipline. The company is known to support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

In Person:
440 Glover Rd L0R 1P0

 

 

 

We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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