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Food Processing Labourer (Full Time– Seasonal)

Job Information
Author acedarbaygrilling
Date February 7, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Granville Gates & Sons Limited O
Salary 14.00 to $16.00 - Per Hour - Per Hour
Location Blandford, NS
Category Retail / Food / Hosp
Contact Information

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

Type of Employment: Full Time–Seasonal

Estimated Start Date: April 1st, 2019

This is a seasonal position from April 1st, 2019   to   September 30th, 2019 (6 months)


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



-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


Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 hourly, 45-48 hours per week


Benefits: Accommodation provided on a discounted rate


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. Seasonal position, it will start on April 2019 and will end September 2019.


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Apply by fax:902-228-2368

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