Website Johnston's

Fresh, Quality, Local BC Pork

General Labourer (Packaging/Processing Floor)

Terms of Employment:
Permanent, full time, overtime, day

Starting at $15.77/hour (up to $22.47/hour pending experience), 40 hours/week, other benefits as per collective agreement, medical extended health benefits, dental benefits (orthodontics is available after 2 years of service), vision care benefits, disability benefits, life insurance benefits, RRSP contribution program available after one year of continuous full-time employment, two weeks vacation will be paid after one year of service at the rate of 4% of vacation pay

Other Perks:
All Johnston’s products at wholesale cost plus 10% staff discount, boot allowance $120 per year, health and wellness program $300 per year, employee referral bonus $250 per referral that is hired and successfully passes 6 month probation, perfect attendance accumulated banked hours, registered as an employee of Johnston Packers, with Worksafe BC, and much more!

**HIRING BONUS ($250) for new employees hired before March 31st, 2021 that passes their probationary period**

Anticipated Start Date:
As soon as possible

Chilliwack, British Columbia

None required, trained in-house, advancement to other fields available

Job Description:
You will be responsible for processing and packaging of various different pork and lamb products on a production line. This includes but is not limited to bagging, wrapping, boxing, operating packaging machines and equipment. You will transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials throughout plant manually, or with powered equipment. You may measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines or mobile tanks. You will feed and unload meat products into processing machines. You will stock coolers and maintain inventories.

You will clean work areas and equipment, check products and packaging for basic quality defects, assist meat cutters and shippers in performing their duties. Also, you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, think, and react quickly, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Work Setting:
Meat processing and packing plant, refrigerated production area/hot processing floor

Type of Equipment:
Stunning devices, knives, saws, power cutting tools

Required Skills:
English knowledge is required. Experience is an asset, but not required. Training will be provided. Food safety knowledge is an asset.

Specific Skills:
Process livestock and package products is an asset

Own Tools/Equipment:
Steel-toe safety boots

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, manual dexterity, attention to detail, hand-eye co-ordination, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching

Work Site Environment:
Noisy, odours, hot, cold

Looking for applicants who are eager, dependable, have positive attitude & are safety conscious in an excellent work environment, knife skills an asset.

How to Apply:
Online: http://www.johnstons.ca/about-johnstons/employees-careers/career-application/

Email: hr@johnstons.ca

Wholesale meat processing facility, supplying the Fraser Valley and the BC area with Fresh, Local, Quality Pork products for 93+ years.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@johnstons.ca

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