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Position Title: Warehouse Labourer

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville Warehouse 

Grade: Scale 02 

Requisition ID: 21280 



DATE:  May 31, 2023

JOB TITLE:  Warehouse Labourer

DEPARTMENT:   Warehouse Services - Carleton Cold Storage


McCain Foods (Canada) – Carlton Cold Storage has an immediate opening in Florenceville-Bristol, NB for a Warehouse Labourer. This role is one that builds employee capability, leading to promotion to progressive roles from within our team. This team member will have primary responsibility for the safe operation of recasing, reworking, and ensuring the food safety and traceability of our product, while cross-training and developing, as needs arise to operate a lift truck, and it is expected that incumbents in this role are ready, willing and able to progress to partial picking and other Cold Storage Forklift positions to meet the operational needs of Carlton Cold Storage. This is an entry-level position and successful candidates are expected to take on advanced internal postings within Carlton Cold Storage as they become available. This expectation and structure will be implemented to further develop our overall capability in the Warehouse. This is a physical role requiring lifting of 40lbs and other physical tasks as well as a mix of day and rotating shifts.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Furthermore, in order to be considered, you will attend work regularly within Company guidelines and have a strong safety record.


  • Must have Grade 12 education or GED (include transcript).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate all types of forklifts within CCS, including the Tall Reach lift truck for product put-away and retrieval.
  • Must have basic computer skills; be able to work in SAP and WMS environment (Warehouse management system).
  • Ability to work well with CCS supervision and warehouse employees.
  • Must be highly motivated, observant with good initiative, and a positive attitude.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of products and product codes would be an asset.
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast pace environment, adapting to and embracing change as it occurs.
  • Team player with excellent attendance.


Essential Duties Include the following: Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Maintains a 5 or less attendance rate. Conduct checks and records information on check sheets. Ensure bags and cases are sealed correctly and with proper codes displayed. Implement Lean Manufacturing practices relative to Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, and People. On-site Requirement - Must perform duties onsite. Operate forklift in accordance with company policy. Perform daily and downtime sanitation. Responsible for cleaning equipment parts


Maintenance Requirements: Assure that all tools used in carrying out the job are in good shape, and safe for operation at all times.


Operation Skills Required:

Ability to Performance Criteria Maintains a standard of cleanliness – 5S Safety and Initiative: Maintain the ability to come in early or stay late as needed. Train on proper Lock Out Tag Out and all other safety procedures. Prioritize personal safety and that of your coworkers at all times. **Other Duties may be assigned**


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Drives Engagement: creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives. Courage: Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. Ensures Accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments. Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances. Being Resilient: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Required to successfully complete certification through internal training programs and regular coaching. Have or be able to obtain:

• McCain Forklift Certification

• Hands-on test and interview


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of or be capable of learning touch screen computer systems and basic computer operations.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED).



Experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment would be an asset.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Other Skills and Abilities:

Basic Mechanical aptitude is required



Must attend/complete annual training as determined by the employer. Must be willing to train and develop peers and other team members.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. You will be exposed to cold temperatures (with appropriately insulated workwear) and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, however, hearing protection is provided.




Applicants must possess a good safety record and continually demonstrate “safety first.”  Selection of employees for promotion is based upon such factors as ability, special training, experience, prior PEP Ratings, attendance, ability to meet the physical demands of the position, education, length of service, and involvement in additional assignments.  Length of service will be the determining factor when all other factors are relatively equal.  Testing may be required depending on the position applied for. Interviews will be held as necessary and those selected for an interview are determined based on meeting the criteria as noted above. An evaluation period will be used to determine the candidate’s suitability for the position. Shifts are subject to change and are not guaranteed due to scheduling demands.


If you are interested in this posting, please apply online on the McCaintranet/Careers section



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Job Family: Supply Chain & Logistics      
Division: NA Supply Chain 
Department: ​Cold Stores and Distribution FVL ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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