Food Processing Labourer (Permanent)

  • Full Time
  • Blandford, NS
  • March 31, 2019

Website Granville Gates & Sons Limited O/A Cedar Bay Grilling Company

Cedar Bay Grilling Company, bringing the best of Atlantic Canada to homes around the world!

Job Contact: A Cedar Bay Grilling Company
Company Phone: +1 902-228-2368
Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Company: Granville Gates & Sons Limited O/A Cedar Bay Grilling Company

Business information: Cedar Bay Grilling Company, bringing the best of Atlantic Canada to homes around the world! A locally operated company producing a wide range of frozen seafood products, primarily cedar planked salmon; available in Retail and Food Service channels.

Business address: 60 Gates Fish Plant Road, Blandford, NS B0J 1C0

Work Location: Same as above

Job Description:

  • Feed and unload processing machines
  • Load and unload items from machines, carts, and dollies
  • Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
  • Moving pallets of fish and planks to wet room using pallet jacks
  • Opening cases of fish and placing the fish in tubs to thaw
  • Placing planks in tubs to be soaked
  • Moving thawed fish to cutting room using pallet jacks
  • Moving soaked planks to packaging room using pallet jacks
  • Feed flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers
  • Remove filled containers from conveyors
  • Manually pack goods into bags and boxes or other containers
  • Load fish into cutting machine
  • Transport bins of fish from cutter to packing line
  • Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
  • Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas
  • Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines
  • Place fish and cedar planks on packing line
  • Place and/or adjust labels on individual packages
  • Place packages in boxes
  • Place boxes on pallets
  • Move pallets to storage door using pallet jacks
  • Quality control assurance – inspect product to ensure high quality
  • Record production data
  • Food safety/handling skills
Other Requirements :
  • Education: Not required
  • Experience: Experience is an asset. We will train
  • Clean criminal record

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Must be able to lift, carry and pack merchandise up to 50-55lbs (23-33kg)
  • Must adhere to company’s safety requirements, steel-toed rubber boots and appropriate clothing for working in cold and wet conditions. No jewelry or piercings in production facility as these items can get lost
  • Work in a cold environment, dress in layers
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Physically demanding

Important Information:

Work schedule will start at 7:30 AM and end at 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday (except holidays).  Paid overtime if required.

Salary Range: $14.00 to $16.00 hourly, 45-48 hours per week
Salary Includes:
  • Benefits
  • Additional Compensation
Essential Skills:
  • Continuous Learning
Soft Skills:
  • Attitude
How to Apply:

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by fax: 902-228-2368

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