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General Labour (FT) - Afternoon Shift

New Hamburg, ON
POSITION(S):                      General Labour (Box Wash) - Afternoons
LOCATION:                         70 Heritage Drive, New Hamburg, Ontario
STARTING WAGE:              $17.90/hour
  • $18.40/hour after 3 months of employment
  • $18.90/hour after 6 months of employment
Do you like hands-on work and a fast-paced and team-oriented environment? Don't mind getting dirty? Maple Leaf Foods, New Hamburg has a permanent full-time opening for a General Labourer (Box Wash) to begin immediately. 

Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in New Hamburg, ON and presently employees approximately 120 employees between in the hatchery. Currently, the New Hamburg 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. It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.

  • Unload boxes into box wash from truck
  • Unstack boxes and remove dirty chick packing
  • Load boxes onto conveyor system for sanitizing
  • Unload and re-pad boxes
  • Stack boxes and move to Chick Room
  • Clean dollies with high pressure hose
  • Moving stacks of dollies into Chick Room using insert

  • Must be capable of standing for long periods
  • Must be capable of lifting 40lbs. Repetitively (overhead lifting required)
  • Must be able to work in a wet/humid environment
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to follow SOP’S & schedules
  • Must adhere to HACCP requirements

Resumes can be dropped off in person at 70 Heritage Drive in New Hamburg.
By Fax: 519-662-3637 or by Email: stephen.germano@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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