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Hatchery Production Worker

Hanover, Ontario
POSITION(S):                     Hatchery Production Worker (Permanent, Part-Time)
LOCATION:                         90 - 10th Avenue Hanover, Ontario
STARTING WAGE:            $17.01/hour
  • $17.96/hour after 3 months of employment
  • $18.90/hour after 6 months of employment
Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in Hanover, ON and presently employees approximately 140 employees between our farms and hatchery. Currently, the Hanover Hatchery has the ability to hatch approximately 900,000 chicks per week. Our work includes everything from receiving the eggs from our farms to distributing chicks to many growers across the province. As an egg gatherer, you would be responsible for the collection of eggs at the barn. You may be handling up to 16,000 eggs per day. The eggs gathered will be transported to our hatchery where they will be incubated and then hatched into chicks. The chicks are then distributed to growers across the province. It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Shifts are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday with a 6 a.m. start time. The starting wage of $17.01 which increases to $18.90 after six of employment. Maple Leaf Foods supplies all necessary safety equipment at no cost to the employee (Probationary period must be met for boot reimbursement).
 
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
 The successful applicants will be responsible for:
  • Determining gender of day old chicks
  • Ensuring quality of product
  • Able to work in different departments as needed (including chick deliveries to farms)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Working on the transfer crew when needed (Embrex) Saturday’s included
  • Working in the egg room on Wednesday’s & Saturday’s
  • Working with the sanitation team as needed
REQUIRED SKILL AND QUALIFICATIONS:
 To be successful in this position, you must:
  • Be reliable and dependable, able to be at work every day, on time
  • Able to work in a fast paced and repetitive task environment
  • Able to work in a wet/humid environment
  • Have the desire to learn
  • Be physically fit and able to lift, push, and/or pull, weight of up to 50lbs overhead
  • Have commitment to safe work practices
  • Able to work varying and flexible hours until job is complete (including statutory holidays)
  • Have good communication and business relationship building skills for interaction with customers
  • Adhere to HACCP, Biosecurity & Animal Welfare requirements (Training will be provided)
  • Be looking for a long-term job opportunity
Please note completion of High School Diploma is not required to be successful in this position.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
If you are willing to step into a new and exciting career, please submit send your resume and cover letter via:                                                                                             
Fax:
 519-364-4692                                                                     
Online: www.mapleleafcareers.com                                                                               
Email: 
rebecca.ribey@mapleleaf.com
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
 
 
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