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Labourer - Meat Packing Plant NOC 9617 - Full Time

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Job ID 209405 Date posted 06/02/2022 Location : Guelph, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Location: Watson, Guelph, ON
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Monday to Friday (Days 6:30am – 3:00pm & Afternoons 3:15pm – 11:45pm)
Compensation: Wage Range is from $21.05 - $26.50/hour as per the collective agreement

Sign-On Bonus: $3,000.00


As per the collective agreement. Prescription medication, Disability, Medical, Dental, and Vision care benefits will commence after three months of employment

Main Duties:
•    Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials throughout plant and warehouse manually, or with powered equipment
•    Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines or mobile tank trucks
•    Feed and unload food and associated products processing machines
•    Feed flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers
•    Remove filled containers from conveyors and manually pack goods into bags, boxes or other containers
•    Clean work areas and equipment
•    Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
•    Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties
•    Picking, sorting, labeling, bagging, packing, weighing and boxing finished product
•    Lifting from 20lbs. up to 60lbs
•    Working with raw meat particularly but not limited to Beef, Pork and Chicken
•    Damp and Cold work environment (0-4 Celsius)

Work Conditions:

•    Performing repetitive tasks in a fast paced environment
•    Physical Effort: This is a physically demanding position and will require continuous standing for extended periods of time, as well as some heavy lifting. Knife work involves regular repetitive use of hands, wrists, arms, shoulders
•    Physical Environment: Regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise
•    Sensory Attention: Regular need to give close attention- either hearing or seeing- 
to surroundings


Employment requirements

•    1 to less than 7 months experience
•    Previous experience in food processing and packing environment is preferable
•    Cargill specific on-the-job training is provided for selected candidates

Preferred Qualifications
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
•    Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
•    Commitment to safety and food quality processes
•    Attention to detail and work well with others
•    Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
•    Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills
•    Reliability/ Dependability
•    Basic English communication skills
•    Able to work in a fast paced environment
•    Must meet all preemployment requirements
•    Legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (204) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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