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Production Line Workers

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YMCA Employment Services






Caistor Centre, Ontario, Canada






Job Summary:  

Food production workers operate in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.  They are responsible for the production and packaging of the poultry before it is released to the shipping department.  Members of this team will work in areas such as the evisceration room, salt room, cut and pack, tray pack and box assembly.  This team has direct impact on the efficiency of our operation and contributes daily to the quality of our products.
Job Responsibilities:


  • Contributes to a healthy work environment, while maintaining high food safety and health and safety  standards
  • Perform tasks to clean and eviscerate (remove the organs of) recently-slaughtered chickens to prepare for secondary and further processing.
  • Season poultry with salt
  • Hang birds on chiller racks and on the cut and pack line
  • Package poultry products in trays and boxes
  • Preparing / affixing labels to packaged product and boxes
  • Miscellaneous movement of boxes / bins / product
  • Takes action to correct any issues and to make improvements
  • Directly helps the department to meet targets and goals while maintaining a healthy and safe work environment
  • Maintains productivity that meets/exceeds standards
  • Contributes to the team and the whole facility in a positive way
  • Other responsibilities as required 

Required Skills, Ability and Experience:


  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment with repetitive lifting and hanging
  • Able to stand and walk throughout the shift for extended periods of time
  • Able to bend, squat, twist and move up to 25kgs
  • Ability to grip, grasp, and lift repetitively through the course of the workday
  • Operate hand held mechanical machinery
  • Inspects chicken cavities and ensures that it is free of defects, disease or foreign matter
  • Checks products for quality defects
  • Can work well in a team environment (with CFIA) and support fellow team members with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills, able to speak and read English
  • Previous experience working in a food processing facility is an asset
  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) and hygiene equipment, including but not limited to steel mesh guards, bump cap/hard hat, steel-toed footwear, hearing protection, smock, and gloves
  • Able to work in cold environment
  • Environment is noisy, strong odors

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