Full – Time Separator Operator

at Maple Leaf Foods
Location New Hamburg, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


POSITION(S): Separator Operator (Full- Time, Permeant)
LOCATION: New Hamburg, Ontario
WAGE: $19.46/hour

Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in New Hamburg, ON and presently employees approximately 140 employees between our farms and hatchery. Currently, the New Hamburg Hatchery has the ability to hatch approximately 900,000 chicks per week. Our work includes everything from receiving the eggs from our farms to distributing chicks to many growers across the province. It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.

Why Maple Leaf Foods?
Essential business through COVID-19
Leading Consumer Protein Company
Competitive Wages
Pension & Benefit Opportunities
Paid time off
The successful applicants will work as part of a 2-person team to ensure a steady flow of chicks into the hatchery chick room. Primary shifts would be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday with a 5:45AM start time. Maple Leaf Foods supplies all necessary safety equipment at no cost to the employee (Probationary period must be met for boot reimbursement).

Remove stacks of chicks from hatchers and move to separator area
Load trays onto in-feed conveyor of separator
Monitor equipment operation for optimum performance
Monitor flow of chicks into chick room/assist Chick Room Supervisor to optimize efficiencies
Assist with chick weights
SAP data entry
Other duties as assigned
Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
Must understand and follow all HACCP/Biosecurity procedures/Animal Welfare procedures
Capable of lifting 30 - 50 lbs. repetitively
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to work in a wet/humid environment
Demonstrated attention to detail
Proven team player
Ability to wear a full face respirator
Physically able to pull and move racks of chicks from Hatchrooms to separator area
If you are willing to step into a new and exciting career, please submit send your resume and cover letter via:

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods has an accommodation process for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability need during your employment, please contact your local HR representative. Our accommodation policy can be provided upon request and in accessible format.

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