Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in Hanover, ON and presently employees approximately 140 employees between our farms and hatchery. Currently, the Hanover Hatchery has the ability to hatch approximately 900,000 chicks per week. Our work includes everything from receiving the eggs from our farms to distributing chicks to many growers across the province. As an egg gatherer, you would be responsible for the collection of eggs at the barn. You may be handling up to 16,000 eggs per day. The eggs gathered will be transported to our hatchery where they will be incubated and then hatched into chicks. The chicks are then distributed to growers across the province. It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.
POSITION SUMMARY: The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of chick deliveries including the health and safety of delivery helpers.
Responsible for truck checks and ensuring proper maintenance of assigned truck
Loading of chicks for delivery
Driving to customers’ farms to deliver chicks
Unloading of chicks into customers’ barns
Supervision of delivery helpers
Ensuring proper paperwork and documentation is completed
Following all procedures (e.g. biosecurity, HACCP, CHEQ)
Positive customer interactions
Other duties as assigned
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
Must understand and follow all Animal Welfare/HACCP/Biosecurity procedures (Training will be provided)
Proven ability in current position (attendance included)
Willing and able to work flexible hours, including some Wednesdays and weekends as required (e.g. early starts and/or late end times)
Must have valid DZ license with clean driver’s abstract
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 PROCESS: If you are willing to step into a new and exciting career, please submit send your resume and cover letter via: Fax: 519-364-4692 Online:https://careers.mapleleaffoods.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 has an accommodation process for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability need during your employment, please contact the local HR representative. Our accommodation policy can be provided upon request and in accessible format.