Posted On: Thu Oct 13, 2016

Location: Morinville, Alberta Canada

Salary: Starting rate of $17.80/hr

Shift: Night

Careers at Champion Petfoods

Sanitation Worker


The position of Sanitation Worker has primary responsibility to provide assistance to the Production team in ensuring exceptional cleanliness and sanitation of the facility.  Work hours are overnight, to accommodate for Production running-time.  The Sanitation Worker works out of our Morinville Kitchens, and reports directly to the Sanitation Supervisor, with an indirect report to the Production Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Champion Petfoods LP is looking for a dedicated and hard-working individual to fill the position of Sanitation Worker.  The Sanitation worker is responsible for:

Thoroughly and effectively cleaning floors in all production and warehouse areas, using equipment such as brooms, mops, and auto-scrubbers.
Sanitizing hand rails in production areas, including hand rails on platforms above production machinery.
Using dusters and extended brooms to dust cobwebs in production areas, including on platforms above production machinery.
Perform other duties as required and assigned.

Education and Requirements:

This position requires the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Able to work with various tools and equipment, such as broom, mop, duster, and auto-scrubber.
Successful completion of WHMIS, with a thorough understanding of how to work safely with cleaning chemicals.
Strong attention to detail in all areas of work.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to accurately complete required paperwork.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work successfully both independently and as part of a team.

Working Conditions:

Working conditions are within a pet food production environment, with exposure to dust, noise, odours, and fluctuating temperatures.  Standing for extended periods of time and heavy lifting up to 25 kg may be required.  This position works night shift only: 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.  Overtime and premium rates apply, as per company policy.

Benefits Offered:

Champion Petfoods LP offers a comprehensive compensation program, including:

Shift premiums for working evening shift and weekend shift.
Group benefits after a three-month waiting period, offering a Health Care Spending Account, Drug Card, and Lifestyle Account after one year of continuous employment.
Employee Assistance Program, offered to employees right from their date of hire at no cost to the employee.
RRSP/DPSP, eligible to employees after three months of continuous employment; Champion Petfoods will match 3% on an annual basis, up to a maximum of $4,000.
Annual bonus incentive program, based on performance, target percentage fluctuate on an annual basis.
Accrual of three weeks’ vacation after one year of continuous employment.
Forty-eight hours of discretionary time, for employees who need to take a sick day or have an appointment scheduled.
Half-price pet food for employees’ own pets, and one free bag of cat or dog food per month once the employee completes three months of continuous employment.

Additional Information:

Makers of Biologically Appropriate dog and cat food, made from Fresh Regional Ingredients, and Never Outsourced!  Our BA.FRI.NO Mission is our way of life.  Champion Petfoods is a world-renowned company known for making a quality product, shipping to over 70 countries around the world.  We offer a stable and dynamic work environment, with excellent opportunities for career advancement for employees who have what it takes.

Champion Petfoods started as a family run organization in 1985, and to this day we retain many of those family-oriented values.  We are a team, working together to enhance the lives of dogs and cats everywhere.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to

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