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Sanitation Worker

Winnipeg - Paquin Rd., MB

Sanitation Worker

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility
The Opportunity:

This position will be responsible for ensuring a clean and food safe environment in conjunction with specific SOP’s developed by FSQA.

Shift times will be Monday - Friday, 10:00pm - 6:30am
  • Daily sanitation of raw meat packaging, secondary packaging, and tote rinse areas.
  • Daily sanitation of mobile equipment such as vats and carts.
  • Daily assembly and disassembly of equipment
  • Non-daily cleaning of various areas.
  • Reports any incident or situation that might affect production to the Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Has to focus/concentrate while performing the job.
  • Accurate documentation and preparation of sanitation inspection reports.
  • Has to do simple math or calculations
  • Basic Computer Proficiency.
  • WHMIS Training
  • Confined Space Training as required.

  • Standing and walking around for extended periods of time.
  • Repetitive movement of hands when performing the job.
  • Ability to climb over and under equipment to wash.
Fast-paced, cold and wet environment; strong smells like cleaning and caustic
solutions, blood products and raw meat.

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Willing to be trained to do the job.
  • Has the ability to do the job.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Good hand and eye coordination.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills. (reading, writing and speaking English)
  • Ability to read and interpret Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Good mathematics skills.
  • Good work ethics and over-all attitude.
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.

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