General Labourer at McCain

Job Overview

Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

For over 100 years, McCain Produce Inc., a private family-owned company and an industry leader in quality has delivered top-quality potatoes across the globe satisfying cravings for one of the world’s most popular vegetables. This foundation plus its association with its parent company – McCain Foods Limited – provides McCain Produce with an unrivaled global reach. The end result: McCain Produce customers enjoy ”best practice” benefits unmatched by few others in the industry. From selling table potatoes to providing top-quality inputs to our grower partners, McCain Produce is truly an agricultural leader in the potato industry.

We are currently seeking a General Laborer at our Summerside, PEI fresh potato packing plant.  This is a seasonal hourly position, approximately October – June annually.  This position reports to the Manager, McCain Produce & Fertilizer PEI.


  • Responsible for following all safety requirements.
  • Palletizing up to 50 lb. bags and or boxes of potatoes.  
  • Responsible for some sanitation duties
  • Relay information to other Team members including Supervisor
  • Working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Participate in Team meetings, as required.
  • Other production duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 education or GED preferred
  • Ability to work well with supervision and other employees
  • Team player with excellent attendance
  • Highly motivated, observant with good initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment adapting to and embracing change as it occurs.
  • Willing to work some weekends and evenings.
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess a good safety record and demonstrate “safety first’’ on a continual basis.

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Agriculture      

Division: McCain Produce & Fertilizer

Department: ​McCain Produce Fertilizer PEI ​

Location(s): CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Summerside

Company: McCain Fertilizer, a division of McCain Produce Inc.


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