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Heavy Laborer

Type: Permanent / Full-time

Location: Summerside, PE



Amalgamated Dairies Limited – Summerside, PE

Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) is a producer-owned, independent cooperative that operates dairy processing and retail food distribution facilities throughout PEI. For 70 years, we have processed fresh milk from PEI farms to produce premium dairy products, including milk, cheese, cream, butter, and canned milk. Our quality dairy products are in kitchens and restaurants across PEI and Canada.

Position Overview:

As a Heavy Laborer at ADL, you play a crucial role in crafting our celebrated cheeses. Starting with 100% Prince Edward Island-produced milk, your work with production equipment and adherence to precise procedures directly shapes the quality and flavor of our cheeses. This position requires a focus on safety and efficiency, ensuring that each batch meets the standards our customers love and trust.

Location: ADL Water St., Summerside, PE

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Wage rate: $20.02 – $22.24
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contributions and expert financial guidance.
  • Personal Spending Accounts (PSA) – dedicated fund for well-being expenses.
  • Personalized training programs for ongoing skill improvement and career growth.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – confidential assistance for personal and work challenges.
  • Special perks and discounts exclusively for ADL employees.
  • The pride of belonging to a distinguished local company, 100% owned by PEI’s dairy farmers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Safe and efficient operation of production equipment.
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP’s) in detail without deviation.
  • Follow all established GMP’s and Food Safety Requirements.
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures.
  • Cross-training for several departments.
  • Accurately and neatly complete production records and documents.
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers and other department personnel.
  • Other related duties as required.

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.
  • Previous experience in a HACCP certified food production setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment which includes but not limited to noise, changing temperatures, standing/walking/bending/stooping/climbing stairs, maneuvering round manufacturing equipment constantly throughout the shift.
  • Experience working with chemicals, wearing personal protective equipment and following approved chemical handling procedures would be an asset.
  • Physical lifting up to 70-lbs frequently throughout the shift.
  • Shift flexibility. This is a 24/7 manufacturing facility. Shift lengths up to 12 hours per day. These shifts can be days, evenings, or nights and also include working weekends and holidays.

Education and Training:

How to apply:

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ADL is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Job Expires:June 20, 2024 4:00pm