General Labourer

  • Sofina Foods Inc
  • 821 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON, Canada
  • Jan 06, 2022
Manufacturing/Technical/Skilled Trades

Job Description

About us

Sofina Foods is one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of primary and further processed protein products for retail and foodservice customers as well as international markets. We manufacture pork, beef, turkey, chicken and fish products. Our family of brands include: Cuddy, Lilydale, Janes, Mastro, San Daniele, Fletcher’s, Vienna, Riserva and Zamzam. We are also the exclusive distributor of Italy’s finest Rio Mare, Lavazza and San Benedetto products in Canada.

Our Burlington facility is looking for full time, permanent, employees to join our team of almost 1000 passionate people who are #Sofinaproud. At Sofina’s largest plant, we are working hard to offer quality pork products for the Canadian market.

Join the Sofina Foods family and start your new career today!

Position Summary

Reporting to the Floor Supervisor, the General Labour will handle raw meat and orient meat products on conveyor belts. This role will be responsible for cutting/removing specific meat sections, stamping product, packing meat product into carton, applying labels onto product cartons, trimming meat to Company specifications, cleaning floor using squeegee/brush to pile up meat debris and completing any other duties as required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Cut/remove specific meat sections
  • Stamp product
  • Handle raw meat and orient meat products on conveyor belts
  • Pack meat product into carton
  • Clean floor using squeegee/brush to pile up meat debris
  • Apply labels onto product cartons
  • Trim meat to Company specifications
  • Any other duties as required

Requirements

  • Ability to lift between 5-30 pounds is an asset;
  • Ability to stand for extended hours

  • Comfortable working in a Pork processing facility, handling raw meat;
  • Comfortable in either a cold or warm environment;
  • Must be able to communicate and understand English.

Other Information

  • Start time: 6:00 AM or 6:30 AM, Monday- Friday;
  • Frequent overtime available;
  • Hourly rate: $16.25, per Collective Agreement
  • Wages increase to $16.85 at 6 months, to $17.50 at 12 months
  • $1,000 referral bonus for each successful referral
  • up to $1,000 retention bonus
  • Monthly perfect attendance bonus. Up to $2000 extra a year!
  • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) after probation
  • Pension plan
  • Weekly pay!
  • On site cafeteria
  • Along a bus route and next to the Appleby GO station
  • No experience required, we train you!

Additional Info:

– Location: 821 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON, L7L 4w9

– Phone: 905-638-2301

– Email: hrburlington@sofinafoods.com 

– Fax: 905-333-2948

– Required: 100 Labourers