Cargill Grind Operator-Brampton in Brampton, Ontario

Grind Operator-Brampton

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The Grind Operator is an important role to play in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. Responsible for daily completion of production processes within a work area, operational department, or operational support area. The types of roles available range from de-boxing and handling of frozen boxes of meat, set up, operation and tear down of a variety of meat processing equipment including grinders and patty forming equipment, handling finished product in order to prepare pallets for shipment and operation of various material handling equipment.

In this role you will be responsible for making sure we have quality product that is made to customer specifications and requirements.

While performing the duties of Grind Operator, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, temperature controlled environments. Positions require standing the entire shift, the use of stairs, heavy lifting, and repetitive motion.

As safety is our number one priority all company safety policies and procedures must be adhered to including the use of departmental specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This role is currently 10 hour shifts 4 days a week

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Set up, operation and tear down of a variety of processing equipment including grinders and patty forming equipment.

  • Handles and inspects frozen boxes of meat in preparation for processing.

  • Handles and loads frozen boxes of meat into grinder.

  • Inspects meat product for foreign objects.

  • Handles finished boxes of product by building pallets of product to pre-determined specifications.

  • Moves pallets of product using various material handling equipment which could include pallet truck or forklift.

  • Understand and adhere to all Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety.

  • Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved.

  • Assist plant personnel as needed, and perform other duties as requested by the leadership team.



  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be able to lift regularly lift and handle up to 60 pounds of weight

  • Must be able to demonstrate high performance (work performance, attendance record, safety record, etc.)

  • Must be a self-starter and able to work without direct supervision.

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Must be able to read/write English.


  • Previous experience in a production work setting.

  • Basic food safety knowledge is an asset.

  • Able to follow rules and regulations.

  • Basic communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Forklift certified.

  • Able to operate heavy equipment.

  • Able to operate machinery.

  • Able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Previous experience in a production work setting.

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Brampton

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: BRA00245