Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Cargill's North America protein business produces fresh, frozen and cooked beef, turkey, pork, chicken and egg protein offerings, sauces, soups, case ready products, pet treats and by-products for our retail, foodservice and food ingredient customers.
Cargill Protein focuses on product quality, employee safety, food safety, animal wellbeing, environmental impact, improved sustainability and community engagement as it strives to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Cargill Protein has a diverse 28,000-member team and operates approximately 60 protein primary and further processing facilities, distribution centers, feed mills, hatcheries, and an innovation center in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to maintaining international sales offices. Canada is home to 10 of these facilities and includes over 5500 stakeholders.
The Grind Operator is an important role to play in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. Responsible for daily completion of production processes within a work area, operational department, or operational support area. The types of roles available range from de-boxing and handling of frozen boxes of meat, set up, operation and tear down of a variety of meat processing equipment including grinders and patty forming equipment, handling finished product in order to prepare pallets for shipment and operation of various material handling equipment.
In this role you will be responsible for making sure we have quality product that is made to customer specifications and requirements.
While performing the duties of Grind Operator, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, temperature controlled environments. Positions require standing the entire shift, the use of stairs, heavy lifting, and repetitive motion.
As safety is our number one priority all company safety policies and procedures must be adhered to including the use of departmental specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
This role is currently 10 hour shifts 4 days a week.
Set up, operation and tear down of a variety of processing equipment including grinders and patty forming equipment
Handles and inspects frozen boxes of meat in preparation for processing
Handles and loads frozen boxes of meat into grinder
Inspects meat product for foreign objects
Handles finished boxes of product by building pallets of product to pre-determined specifications
Moves pallets of product using various material handling equipment which could include pallet truck or forklift
Understand and adhere to all Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety
Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved
Assist plant personnel as needed, and perform other duties as requested by the leadership team
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to lift regularly lift and handle up to 50 pounds of weight
Must be able to demonstrate high performance (work performance, attendance record, safety record, etc.)
Must be a self-starter and able to work without direct supervision
Previous experience in a production work setting
Basic food safety knowledge is an asset
Basic English and communication skills
This Full Time position is located in Brampton, Ontario; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.
Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.