Lead Hand New Perth PEI

McCain Fertilizer is currently seeking a Lead Hand to be based out of our New Perth PEI location. Reporting directly to the PEI Operations Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing site maintenance and support to other operation functions and providing leadership/supervision to employees and the facility, while always ensuring a safe work environment.
oAbility to work with minimum supervision in a team environment
oPrior experience in a supervisory role leading others would be an asset.
oEffective Verbal and Written communication skills.
oPossess strong organizational and time management skills.
oMust work with a strong sense of urgency.
oAbility to operate a forklift, skid loader and ten wheeler would be an asset.
oFoster a safe work environment and promote continuous improvement initiatives with regards to workplace safety.
oAssist in performing preventive maintenance and repairs of all equipment and buildings.
oSupervise plant employees for the New Perth site and continually strive to foster a team environment.
oOversee inventory of granular and non-granular items.
oAble to work extended hours during the busy spring season.
oWilling and capable of doing some exterior physical labor in varying weather conditions as required.
To apply for this position please send a copy of your resume to: jmramsay@mccain.ca
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About McCain Foods

At McCain Foods we know the importance that food plays in people's lives - the power it has to uplift and bring people, families, businesses and communities together. Guided by our purpose to bring enjoyment to people's lives through great tasting food, we believe that working together with our teams, business and community partners will bring sustainable growth and positive change - today, tomorrow and for generations to come. As a privately owned family company with over 60 years of experience, a presence in over 160 countries and a global team of 21,000 people, our values and culture are at the heart of everything we do. Our product quality, people and customer dedication help us achieve global sales in excess of CDN $9.5 billion. We are passionate about supporting and developing our people-providing opportunities to grow and learn in their roles, as well as building careers for the long term.

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