Shipper/Receiver - McCain

Job Overview

Multiple Locations, Across Canada
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 Shipper/Receiver 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.


  • Inventory control of all finished potato products and packaging.
  • Proper rotation of finished product.
  • Pertinent paperwork and verification of loads shipped.
  • Completion of CPIQ (Canadian Partners in Quality) & Customs documents.
  • Preparing mixed loads for shipments.
  • Forklift certification in accordance with McCain Global Safety standards would be required upon hire.


  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Shipping/receiving experience
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience operating a forklift in a safe manner.
  • Good safety record with the ability to demonstrate “safety first” on a continual basis.
  • Reliable, solutions-oriented and customer-focused
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be in the good physical condition and able to lift 50 lbs
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency.


  • Must be willing to work unscheduled extended hours to meet business needs.
  • Must be able to operate effectively without onsite supervision.

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): Kamloops | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Kamloops | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Kelowna | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Richmond | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Surrey | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver | CA - Canada : British Columbia : Victoria | CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Summerside

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


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