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Full-Time DZ Driver

New Hamburg, ON

Full-time DZ Driver - New Hamburg, ON
Location: 70 Heritage Drive, New Hamburg, Ontario

Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in New Hamburg, ON. Currently, the New Hamburg Hatchery has the ability to hatch approximately 1,000,000 chicks per week. Our work includes everything from receiving eggs from our farms to distributing chicks to many growers across the province. 

Position Summary:

Maple Leaf Foods is looking for an experienced DZ driver with both automatic and standard transmission experience. The delivery driver is responsible for ensuring a timely and safe delivery of product to customer locations while providing professional service in a team-oriented environment. The delivery driver is also responsible for coordinating the unload with hands-on support in collaboration with a delivery helper. Come join our team to experience working in the exciting and rewarding Agricultural Industry!

SHIFT: Full-Time - 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Must be available on Wednesdays if needed.

What's in it for you:
  • Salary: $26.96/hour
  • Fast paced learning environment
  • Opportunities for growth and training development!
  • Benefits after 3 months of service 
  • Pension after 1 years of continuous service

Responsibilities Include:
  • Safe transportation of product to customer locations
  • Completing circle check, log books, and other regulatory requirements including truck maintenance
  • Manual loading and unloading of product according to plant and customer specifications
  • Collaborating with various teams throughout the day
  • Provide direction and guidance to Delivery Helper to meet customer requirements
  • Supporting training needs for new hires as an overall team
  • Following all procedures (e.g. biosecurity, HACCP, CHEQ)
  • Positive customer interactions
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Must have valid DZ license or equivalent with clean driver’s abstract
  • Must have 3-5 years driving experience with a D license or equivalent
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
  • Must understand and follow all Animal Welfare/HACCP/Biosecurity procedures (Training will be provided)
  • Willing and able to work flexible hours, including some Wednesdays and weekends as required (e.g. early starts and/or late end times
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to complete work without supervision
  • Able to work in extreme weather hot or cold
  • Must be in good physical condition – able to lift up to 50 lb. overhead repetitively
  • Delivery experience an asset
  • Familiarity with delivery routes an asset

Application Procedure:

Fax: 519-364-4692                                    
Email: HRHanover@mapleleaf.com

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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