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Temporary Heavy Laborer – Butter Plant

Type: Full-time / Temporary

Location: O'Leary, PE


Butter Plant Heavy Laborer – Temporary Full-time

Amalgamated Dairies Limited – O’Leary, PE

Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) is a producer owned co-operative with dairy processing and retail food distribution facilities throughout PEI. Founded in 1953, ADL is one of the largest food processors on PEI with markets located across Canada and globally. ADL is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join a growing, dynamic, and progressive organization.

Position Overview:

The primary role of the Heavy Laborer at the butter plant is to prepare and package butter according to required specifications.

Location: ADL O’Leary – 1 Gaspe Rd., O’Leary, PE

Schedule: Weekdays, Dayshift

Wage Rate: $19.43 – 21.59 / hour

Key Responsibilities:
  • Safe and efficient operation of packaging equipment, including equipment setup, butter feeding, box assembly, box filling, box weighing, box stacking on pallets, pallet wrapping, and finished product storage.
  • Handling shipping and receiving tasks, such as receiving materials, verifying shipment accuracy, and loading trucks.
  • Cleaning the facility by unwrapping hoses, hosing down the floor, using a foamer to clean, and scrubbing the floor.
  • Accurate and meticulous completion of production records and documents.
  • Conducting visual inspections of equipment, floors, ceilings, and overhead structures.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) without deviation.
  • Complying with established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Food Safety Requirements, and occupational health and safety procedures.
  • Collaborating effectively with co-workers and personnel to ensure smooth operations and efficient teamwork.
  • Successful completion of all required training programs.
  • Performing any other related duties as assigned or required.

  • Previous experience in a HACCP certified food production setting preferred.
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with changing temperatures, noise, and constant movement around manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience working with chemicals and following approved chemical handling procedures is an asset.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 70 lbs frequently throughout the shift.
  • Attention to detail and adherence to safety regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Education and Training:

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to

Application Deadline: July 5, 2023

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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:July 5, 2023 4:00pm