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Health & Safety/Kinesiology Student

Hanover, Ontario
POSITION(S):                     Health & Safety Student (Casual, Full-Time)
LOCATION:                        90 - 10th Avenue Hanover, Ontario
STARTING WAGE:            $20.84/hour
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. Our work includes everything from production and gathering of hatching eggs to incubation and delivery of chicks to customers across the province.  It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.

Shifts are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with a fluctuating start time. The primary responsibility of the student position will be to complete Job Safety Analysis/Risk Assessments to determine the severity and probability of injury or loss while performing a task. Maple Leaf Foods supplies all necessary safety equipment at no cost to the employee.
 The successful applicants will be responsible for:
  • Conducting JSAs/risk assessments for hatchery and farms operations
  • Ensure written JSAs/risk assessments are prepared and/or updated for all critical tasks
  • Ensure written safe work procedures are in place
  • Inform stakeholders affected by JSAs/risk assessments if changes occur
  • Ensure OHS training is provided for all affected workers
  • Maintain JSA/risk assessment documents, as well as OHS training records
  • Prepare, observe, discuss, record and follow up on JSA/risk assessments
  • Organizing and coordinate file naming and sequencing
  • Cross reference SOP and JSA alignment
  • Other duties as assigned
 To be successful in this position, you must:
  • Be working towards a Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Health and Safety, Kinesiology or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in ergonomics and assessments
  • Able to work in a hot/wet/humid environment
  • Have the desire to learn and commitment to safe work practices
  • Able to work varying and flexible hours until job is complete (Fluctuating start times to see all parts of operations)
  • Have good communication and business relationship building skills for interaction with stakeholders
  • Adhere to HACCP, Biosecurity & Animal Welfare requirements (Training will be provided)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Computer skills
  • Proven initiative – balance priorities while exercising timely and good judgement in day-to-day business decisions
  • Ability to confidently conduct training
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Responsible, conscientious and detailed work ethic

If you are willing to step into a new and exciting opportunity, please submit send your resume and cover letter via:                                                                                             
Online: www.mapleleafcareers.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 has an accommodation process for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability need during your employment, please contact your local HR representative. Our accommodation policy can be provided upon request and in accessible format.


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