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Production/Sanitation Worker

Brandon, MB · General Labor


6355 Richmond Ave, E, Brandon, MB R7A 7M5

Starting Wage:

$16.70 - $23.75

  • Monthly production bonus of up to $1.00/hour worked.
  • Monthly attendance bonus of up to $1.00/hour worked.
  • Further increases as per Collective Agreement.

The Opportunity:

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading Canadian food processing company committed to delivering quality food products to consumers around the world. 

We are currently hiring for a variety of full-time Production and Sanitation Worker position at our Brandon plant, located at 6355 Richmond Avenue East. Positions are available in a variety of departments including cut, kill, packaging, shipping and sanitation. Placement will depend on physical capabilities as determined by our Health & Safety Team.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Participate as part of a team in order to successfully process hogs to produce fresh and frozen product.
  • Assist with various tasks in the department assigned.
  • Working to maintain line speeds in a fast-paced environment.
  • Most positions in the Barn, Dressing, Cut and Packaging floors include assembly line work.
  • Knife work and other equipment use may be required.
  • Must adhere to all hygienic and food safety requirements in the plant.

  • Participate as part of a team to carry out sanitation procedures and ensure cleanliness for all areas of production.
  • Assist with various tasks in the department assigned.
  • Working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working with high pressure washing and sanitizing equipment.
  • Scissor lift operator and Jitney operator
  • Must adhere to all hygienic and food safety requirements in the plant.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Previous industrial/manufacturing/production experience in a fast-paced environment considered an asset.
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing and/or meat processing considered an asset.
  • Ability to work in a wide range of environmental conditions from cool to warm/wet to dry.
  • Physically fit and able to lift, push, and/or pull, weight of up to 27kg (60 lbs.)
  • Experience working with and committed to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is considered an asset.
  • Must be committed to safe work practices.
  • Must have good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills and be focused on continuous improvement.
  • Comfortable being part of a multi-cultural, unionized environment.
  • Ensure safe and hygienic practices are applied to all tasks performed as per Company policies.

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. 

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

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.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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