Heavy General Labourer (PM Shift)

Trophy Foods Inc - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Title: Processing Helper/Heavy General Labourer

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Management /Team Lead/Sr. Machine Operator

Overview: The Processing Helper performs unskilled labourer jobs in the processing department.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Machine Operator in setting up machines for processing.
  • Ensure product and ingredients are measured and dumped accurately into machines.
  • Clean work areas; equipment, floor, steps, tools, etc. at change over, at end of shift or as required to maintain standards.
  • Monitor the process to ensure quality standard.
  • Comply with all company health and safety policies and practices including the wearing of PPE, Lockout procedures, GHS (WHMIS 2015) etc.
  • Follow HACCP procedures. Complete all forms and records as set out by HACCP-TROPHY Foods Inc
  • Clean and maintain equipment and work area according to company's GMP's, Sanitation procedures and frequency
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities, tasks as assigned by Supervisor or Management.

Experience, Qualifications, and Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or post-secondary diploma or;
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to use power jack is an asset.

Physical Effort:

  • Almost continuously engaged in one or more physical activities simultaneously
  • E.g. Walking, lifting, climbing stairs/ladders (Blanching and Roasting areas only) and carrying heavy objects that weigh 13-25kg or less (50kg or less with the use of assistive devices), reaching with hands and arms
  • Frequent requirement to lift heavy objects, see different colours, use hands and fingers to touch, handle, or feel and to push and pull product while hot.
  • Occasionally required to push large wheeled bins weighing 1200-1300 kg when filled with product, without the assistance of a Material Handler.

Work Environment:

  • Almost constant exposure to factors such as extreme temperatures of 30-44⁰C, humidity, airborne particles, noise level over 85dB and moisture which will cause frequent periods of discomfort.
  • There is regular exposure to factors (such as height of 4-10m in Roasting and Blanching areas) which carry an extreme risk of accident or illness which cannot be eliminated from the job.

Sensory Attention:

  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses (talk, listen, look) used in co-ordination to ensure the product is prepared according to schedule.
  • Ability to follow written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to carry out simple step-by-step instructions.

Mental Stress:

  • Work and environment are not repetitious / unchanging.
  • There is noticeable pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.
  • Bullying or harassment in any form will not be tolerated. Speak with a supervisor if the work or the environment is causing mental stress.

Trophy Foods has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.30/hour

Job Type: Full-time


  • Mississauga, ON (Preferred)