Lairage and yard coordinator

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. based in London, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Lairage and yard coordinator. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a food processing company specializing in meat and plant-based protein products. It offers a variety of fresh and packaged meats, including pork, poultry, and beef, as well as plant-based protein alternatives. It maintains a strong presence in the market by meeting consumer demand for nutritious and ethically sourced food options. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Position: Lairage and yard coordinator
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $15.00-$20.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Full time
Location: London, ON, Canada
Shift: After Hours


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have High School Diploma or better
Experience: Candidates should have 2+ years of industry experience with lairage control and live bird care

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a current valid driver’s license. Possession of an AZ or DZ license or related experience
  • The candidates should asked to complete the shunt truck driving training course provided by the company to serve as a back-up to the shunting
  • The candidates should demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility
  • The candidates should be self-starters/motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision, possessing strong organization skills
  • The candidates should be strong communicators, both written and oral, who are confident and decisive


  • The candidates should be able to manage arrivals of inbound live loads and oversee lairage segregation (RWA; Organic; Conventional)
  • The candidates should be able to complete lairage monitoring forms at required intervals and be able to act as the key ‘on-site’ point of contact with the live procurement team
  • The candidates should be able to coordinate decisions on slaughter changes with the Live Receiving Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor, and live procurement team
  • The candidates should be able to ensure input of data to the Live Bird Handling (LBH) system is accurate and corrected as needed
  • The candidates should be able to ensure the scale is operational, calibrated as per schedule, and that scale tickets are collected and entered
  • The candidates should be able to oversee snow removal and keep the scale clear of dirt and debris and able to coordinate the movement of birds from the holding barn as needed
  • The candidates should be able to ensure fans are operational in the holding barn, coordinate sides on in winter, and ensure doors are operational as needed
  • The candidates should be able to conduct snow removal, salt and sand activities at all man door entrances and safety exits
  • The candidates should be able to perform lawn and yard work as required, which may include lawn cutting, weed removal, parking lot sweep, garbage pickup, and other work as assigned by management
  • The candidates should be able to perform any other work as assigned by management


  • The candidates will get competitive health and wellness benefits, defined contribution pension plan, and comprehensive tuition reimbursement program

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 the below-mentioned details.

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