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General Labourer

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Job ID 239522 Date posted 09/14/2022 Location : Woodstock, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

A General Laborer is an important role to play in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. Responsible for daily completion of production processes within a work area, operational department, operational support area, or technical domain.  While performing the duties of General Laborer, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, temperature-controlled environments. Positions require standing the entire shift, the use of stairs, potential heavy lifting, and repetitive motion. As safety is our number one priority all company safety policies and procedures must be adhered to including the use of departmental specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 

Pay Rate: $ 26.71 / hour 
Shifts Available:  Second and third shift

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Load and receive incoming and outgoing trucks per plant requirements
  • Sweeping and cleaning up the warehouse
  • Execute day-to-day activities including but not limited to, cutting, packaging, picking, sorting & moving product
  • Ensure that production outcomes and quality fulfill customer specifications
  • Safety procedures
  • Assisting Machine Operator and Lead hand
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada. 
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Must be able to read/write English
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts
  • Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to operate machinery
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold
  • Forklift experience
  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment


  • Ability to work overtime
  • Feed Manufacturing Experience 

This Full-time position is located in Woodstock, Canada, however please expect receiving calls from a 204-area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

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

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