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Production Technician

Saskatoon, SK
PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN – MAPLE LEAF FOODS

Maple Leaf Foods at 100 McLeod Avenue, in Saskatoon, is a boutique sausage facility. As a team we create great tasting quality products and are looking for more great people like YOU!

We are currently accepting applications for our Production Technician position that offers a variety of flexible shifts:

Start dates: ASAP
Shift times: 5:30AM – 2:00PM
        6:00AM – 2:30PM
                      2:00PM-10:30PM
                      2:30PM-11:00PM
                      5:15PM-1:45AM
*Shift start times may vary based on production needs*
How to apply: Email resumes to McLeodApplications@mapleleaf.com


Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
 
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.


Main Duties

Demonstrated ability to wear proper PPE (steel toe-rubber boots, hard hats, hair nets, gloves, safety glasses, face coverings etc.) and comply with safety requirements
  • Pushing, pulling and overhead reaching, bending and prolonged standing
  • Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
  • Check and weigh materials and products
  • Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
  • Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
  • Clean work areas and equipment
  • Perform other general labour tasks

What We Offer
 
  • Development, growth, and career opportunities available
  • Earn up to $16.15/hour as a Production Technician
  • Earn up to $20.60/hour as you grow with us
  • $1.00/hour shift premium for time worked between 6 pm – 6 am
  • Competitive benefits offered
  • Company pension plan
  • Bi-weekly pay
  • Regular wage increases as per CBA
  • Opportunity for over-time
  • Employee Staff Sales Program
  • Employee Referral Program
 

Required Skills and Abilities
 
  • Understand, read and write numbers and text
  • Oral/verbal communication
  • Working with others
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Lifting heavy materials
    • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting
  • High volume packaging company
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Loud machine noises (PPE provided for hearing protection)
  • Cool environment, refrigeration-level temperature (1-5 Degrees Celsius)

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination. In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022). We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws.

 

 

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