Detector/MPIP Trainer

Location: Brampton, Ontario
Date Posted: 08-09-2017

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

Job Summary: 
The Detector works in Evisceration. He/she works in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment, responsible for inspecting and ensuring that the cavity of the chicken is free of defects, disease or foreign material. This person may also be responsible for facilitating MPIP training to other employees. This person has direct impact on the efficiency of our operation and contributes daily to quality of our products.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to a healthy work environment, while maintaining high food safety and health and safety standards
  • Inspects chicken cavities and ensures that it is free of defects, disease or foreign matter
  • Checks products for quality defects
  • Responsible for rejecting chicken with certain deviations and condemning them
  • Takes action to correct any issues and to make improvements
  • Maintain productivity that meets/exceeds standards; directly helps the department to meet targets and goals
  • Dedicated to creating a high quality product that consistently meets product specifications
  • Contribute to the team and the whole facility in a positive way
  • Other responsibilities as required 
  • Must be MPIP (Modernized Poultry Inspection Program) certified with 6 months of experience
  • PRP (Poultry Rejection Process) certification would be an asset
  • Able to pass CFIA Certification testing
  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment with repetitive tasks on a moving line
  • Able to stand and walk throughout the shift
  • Can work well in a team environment (with CFIA) and support fellow team members with minimal supervision
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Good communication skills, able to speak and read English

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 or 905-285-5862.  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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