Night Shift Egg Set and Maintenance Facilitator Jobs in Hanover at Maple Leaf Foods Inc

Title: Night Shift Egg Set and Maintenance Facilitator

Company: Maple Leaf Foods Inc

Location: Hanover

POSITION:Night Shift Egg Set and Maintenance Facilitator (Permanent, Full-time)

LOCATION:Hanover, Ontario


Why Maple Leaf Foods?

Leading Consumer Protein Company

Essential business through COVID-19

Competitive Wages

Pension & Benefit Opportunities

Paid time off


Now is a very exciting time to join the Maple Leaf family. Maple Leaf Foods is located in Hanover, ON and presently employs approximately 140 employees between our farms and hatchery. Currently, the Hanover 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. The eggs gathered at our farm facilities are transported to our hatchery where they will be incubated and then hatched into chicks. The chicks are then distributed to growers across the province. It is important that you understand that we are an agricultural facility and therefore you will be handling live animals.

Position Summary

The successful applicant for this position will be responsible for monitoring and coordinating the Egg set process. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the overall Hatchery and its operations during the night shift and during their Weekend On-Call. Successful applicant will be on a biweekly rotation as outlined below;

Week 1:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10PM-6AM, On-call Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2:

Monday, Tuesday 10PM-6AM, Off Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Competitive night shift and on-call premium above hourly wage!

Position Responsibilities

Set Eggs into Incubators as per schedule

Daily monitoring and troubleshooting of incubators/hatchers & room environments

Responsible for monitoring incubation and hatching equipment and answering alarms as they arise

Wash and sanitize chick boxes and rollers

On-call rotation every other weekend

Chick hardening monitoring and hatcher turn-down scheduling

30 hour chick hatching percentage check

Formaldehyde dispensing and monitoring of hatchers

Monthly egg weighing

General Maintenance

Other duties as assigned

Required Experience And Qualifications

Live within 10 minutes of hatchery

Must be physically able to life 50lb repetitively and push/pull incubator racks up to 1200lb

Must be able to work in a warm/humid environment

Proven ability to follow SOP’s and schedules

An understanding of how a Hatchery operates an asset

Demonstrates commitment to safe work practices

Must understand and follow all HACCP/Biosecurity/Animal Welfare procedures

Excellent attendance record

Strong problem solving skills an asset

Supervisory experience an asset

Standard First Aid with CPR ‘A’

Proven organizational and time management skills

Must be capable of standing for long periods

Valid Class G License

“Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by

March 31, 2022

and to show proof of vaccination


In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022). We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws.”

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