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Meat-Packing Plant Labourer

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

January 19, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $22.80 to $27.25 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 90  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 18, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dusty
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Tasks

  • Food safety/handling skills
  • Manually pack goods into bags and boxes or other containers
  • Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Meat-Packing Plant Labourer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Labourers in Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to clean work areas and equipment; and in measuring ingredients

OBJECTIVE

Interest in feeding - offbearing to dump ingredients into hoppers of mobile tank trucks and mixing and grinding machines, to feed flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers, to remove filled containers from conveyors, and to feed and unload tobacco processing machines

innovative

Interest in checking products and packaging for basic quality defects

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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