Material Handler

Erie Meat Products Ltd. - Listowel, ON (30+ days ago)

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Scope of Position

The Servicer is responsible for ensuring that the production line has constant supply of raw materials.

General Responsibilities

  • Utilize material handling equipment in a safe manner. Ensuring battery operated equipment is charging when not in use. Complete daily inspection and associated documentation of material handling equipment, reporting any mechanical issues to maintenance personnel.
  • Transport dry and/or raw ingredients from storage or coolers and place in designated areas, while practicing FIFO (First In First Out). Clean up any spillage created during transport.
  • Break down and dispose of any waste that accumulates.
  • Perform regular daily routines with supervision from Lead Hand. Advises Lead Hand of any raw product or dry goods availability issues.
  • Complete associated documentation as established by Erie Meat Products for inventory tracking, HACCP plan compliance or other purposes.
  • Ensure materials required to complete the days schedule are ready, work with Inventory Technician to ensure they are onsite.


Education, Training or Work Experience

  • Walkie Lift and/or forklift license may be required.
  • Some experience in a food processing or other manufacturing environment.

Key Skills

§ Punctual and reliable attendance

§ Basic math skills required

§ Able to interpret various shipping and receiving schedules as well as order sheets

§ Ability to work in extreme cold for short periods of time consistently throughout the shift

§ Positive attitude

§ Conscientious

§ Work on feet for 8-10 hrs per day

§ Lift 25 kg repeatedly

§ Able to work with poultry, pork or beef

§ Cold environment

§ Judgement

§ Follow verbal direction

Job Type: Full-time


  • warehouse: 1 year (Preferred)