Fulltime Potato Warehouse Equipment Operator

O'Leary - Prince Edward Island (PE),

Island Holdings Limited

Job Description:

Fulltime Potato Warehouse Equipment Operator

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI, another in Jamestown, ND and Lethbridge, Alberta and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, ON. Our Head office is in Dieppe, NB and sales office locations are in Toronto, Montreal and Boston.

Reporting to the Storage Manager, the Potato Warehouse Equipment Operator will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Responsibilities and qualifications:
  • Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in potato operations would be considered an asset;
  • Responsible for operating and repairing all the equipment used in the warehouses and storage facilities;
  • Previous forklift, tractor or skid steer experience would be considered an asset;
  • Experience in the Agricultural field would be considered an asset;
  • Certification in other trades would be an asset;
  • Class 3A license would be an
  • Must have valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs);
  • Availability to work fulltime, extended hours, evenings and weekends (7 days a week during harvest and shipping seasons);
  • Ability to do manual physical labour;
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions;
  • High degree of attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task.

  • For further information stop into Cavendish Produce at 37288 Hwy 2 Woodstock, O’Leary, PE C0B 1V0 to speak with Chris Howatt.

    To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

    Please apply online at or in person at Cavendish Produce at 37288 Hwy 2 Woodstock, O’Leary, PE C0B 1V0

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

    Deadline for applications is March 20, 2020.

    Cavendish Farms 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.

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