General Laborer

In by Tyne

Cavendish Farms
September 16, 2022
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
  • Lethbridge


General Laborer
Assist in the unloading of raw material, supporting areas of processing as well as general cleaning and sanitation of the machines and plant.

Relationships and Contacts:
The General Laborer reports to the Shift Manager. This person will interact with all plant employees.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify potential hazards
  • Open communication with peers/support groups (upstream/downstream, process engineers, mechanics, technicians, QA, etc)
  • Ensure the plant meets Irving Standards (interior/exterior premises plant sanitation)
  • Daily inspection and maintenance of equipment
  • Update daily management boards and documents
  • Take direction from Shift Managers and Packaging Supervisors
  • Guide trailers into bins
  • Ensure truck rotation is fast and efficient
  • Potato inventory
  • Relieve other General Labors for breaks, vacation, and sickness
  • Relieve or assist Utility Operator and Raw Graders
  • Other duties as assigned
Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of self and others including proper training
  • Proper use of required tools and equipment
  • Using or wearing the protective equipment designated by the accident prevention policy
  • Follow safe work procedures
  • Reporting immediately to their supervisor any unsafe conditions or acts
  • Reporting all accidents or injuries to your supervisor immediately
  • Report food safety and quality issues to personnel with authority to initiate actions.
Food Safety Responsibilities:

  • Follow good manufacturing practices and HACCP rules.
  • Participate in food safety and quality programs of the facility within the specific role
  • Reporting of food safety, food security and quality concerns to the immediate supervisor and action within the role
  • Participate in sanitation activities
Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of customer expectations and requirements
  • Able to work shift work and weekends
  • Able to work well with others and alone
  • Be hard working and reliable
  • Work in a safe, efficient manner
  • Follow personal hygiene rules
  • JD Edwards Operating System
  • Process and Applicable Equipment 101
  • Problem solving and troubleshoot skills
  • Understanding of machine functionality and processes
Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand/walk for 12 hours
  • Ability to squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, use ladders, climb stairs
  • Occasional lifting up to 50lb/ 23kg
  • Occasional carrying up to 50lbs/23kg
  • Occasional push/pull up to 50lb/23kg
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to work in cold environments



To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply by October 2nd, 2022
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