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Material Handler

Port Perry, ON
Material Handler
Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

You must be legally eligible to work and currently residing in Canada.

Do you consider yourself a team player?  At MLF Port Perry, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our team members and producing quality products!

What’s in it for you?
  • Starting Rate: $16.55/hour with ability to earn up to $20.37/hour
  • Afternoon shift premium
  • Monday-Friday Schedule
  • Rotating shifts (day/afternoon)
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Benefits available approx. 2 months after start date.
  • Pension after 1 year of continuous service
  • Progression wage increases
  • All PPE is provided to employees (boots, hearing protection, etc.)
  • Support of a union
  • Opportunities for growth and training development
MATERIAL HANDLER: The Material Handler is responsible for ensuring the production line is fully stocked of product and that the line does not incur stoppage/down time, as well as the removal of product from production lines and storing appropriately.   

  • Forklift Operation
  • Handling of raw materials, packaging and finished goods
  • Plant set up for production
  • Organization of finished product from the line, including pallet configuration and pallet tag documentation and removal of product to freezer for proper storage
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Forklift Certification and experience
  • Counterbalance experience preferred
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment with repetitive tasks
  • Able to stand and walk throughout the shift
  • Able to perform repetitive lifting
  • Good communication skills, able to speak and read English
  • Punctual, reliable and responsible.


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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