Blending Labourer/food processing labourer

  • Golden Valley Farms Inc.
  • Oct 21, 2022
Full time General Labor

Job Description

Blending Labourer/food processing labourer

The Company: Golden Valley Farms

Address: 50 Wells Street, Arthur, ON  N0G 1A0

Location of work: Arthur, Ontario

Positions Available: 1

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: $19.00- $22.15/hour (To be negotiated) + $1.00 shift premium afternoon shift 3:30pm - 12am

Benefits: Health care plan, Vision care benefits, Dental plan, Disability benefits, Life insurance

Terms of employment: full-time, permanent position

Hours of work: 40 hours per week

Employment conditions: Overtime, day, evening, shift

Languages: English

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation is not available

Work Setting: Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Work Site Environment: Odours, cold/refrigerated, wet/damp

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods, Physically demanding, Overtime required, Fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Handling heavy loads, Work under pressure

Personal suitability: reliability, team player

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Obtain Manufacturing Order (MO) from lead hand and follow the instructions listed.
  • Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
  • Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines
  • Shovel the meat out of buckets and containers into tanks. As well as into the tanks attached to the blender/grinder.  Meat includes Turkey, Chicken Beef and Pork
  • Push tanks to scales and weigh verify amount according to the MO
  • Remove filled containers from conveyors
  • Calculate quantity of meat placed in tanks to ensure it is accurate with the MO
  • Move tanks containing meat to the appropriate area within the processing department ie. Chopper, Injector, Tumbler, Massage and Stuffers.
  • Feed and unload processing machines
  • Sanitize buckets and tanks daily.
  • Clean and organize equipment in work area and defrost room daily
  • Operate the grinder/blender/dumper/flaker machines
  • Manually pack goods into bags and boxes or other containers
  • Complete meat inspection as needed for bones and other foreign material
  • Assist and follow direction from lead hand and supervisor during shift
  • Lock out all equipment when setting up and or cleaning at the beginning and/or ending of each shift
  • Working safely and in accordance with company safety policies and procedures, in addition to OHSA regulations
  • Comply with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulations
  • Follow the Company’s Quality Assurance Program in relation to this position i.e. HACCP program etc.

Weight handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

How to apply: Apply by sending your resume

  • by email to
  • by fax to 519-848-3470
  • by mail (or in person) to 50 Wells Street, Arthur, ON  N0G 1A0

 We thank all applicants who applied for the position, however, only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you.