NB
Oct 10

Barn Operator - NB

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians. Our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained.  We are currently seeking two individuals to fill the positions of Breeder Barn Operator in New Brunswick.

The Breeder Barn Operator will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Breeder Barn Operator may include feeding and watering hens and roosters; monitoring and regulating ventilation and temperature; ensuring water quality and supply; monitoring feed levels and handling live or deceased birds, collecting eggs and weighing birds He/she will maintain accurate daily records of egg production, feed and water consumption, mortality rates and other relevant information as well as ensuring clean and well maintained buildings equipment, and grounds. 

The Breeder Barn Operator will also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. He/she will lead the barn set up and preparation for new flocks. The individual in this position will also help with transfer of birds from grow to lay barns.  The work schedule for this position is a rotation that includes some weekends, averaging 44 hours per week.  The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends and be available to answer on-call alarms. 

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred, a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture Science as asset.

  • Ability to work with live poultry.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. .

  • Experience in the livestock industry as asset.

  • Strong commitment to health & safety

  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

  • Mechanical abilities.

  • Problem solving skills.

 

API offers year-round full time employment, an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to HR@atlanticpoultry.com or fax to (902) 678-8622.  API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NB
Oct 10

Egg Collector - NB

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians. Our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained.  We are currently seeking individuals to work casual in the position of Egg Collector/General Farm Labourer at our location in Burtts Corner, NB.

 

The Egg Collector / General Farm Labourer will be responsible for egg gathering.  The employee in this position is also responsible for work area clean up.   Other farm related duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required.

 

The employee in this position must be available to work a flexible schedule within a seven day work week, including alternate weekends and some holidays.

 

Job Duties

  • Gather eggs.

  • Cleaning floors, garbage removal.

  • Follow safety guidelines and procedures.

     

    Requirements

  • Some high school preferred.

  • Ability to work with live poultry.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. .

  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable.

  • Strong commitment to health & safety

  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

     

Work Conditions

  • Dust at times with strong odours
  • Exposure to cold in winter months and heat in summer months.
  • Working alone.
  • Repetitive work.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com or fax to

902-678-8622.  API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NL
Oct 05

Operations Manager - NL

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to farmers and families throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians. Our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained.  We are currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Operations Manager at our Hatchery Division in Newfoundland.

 

The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring the best practices in all aspects of hatchery management: incubation, hygiene, vaccinations, storage, transportation, animal welfare, audits and quality assurance.  She/He will ensure incubators and other equipment are maintained as per manufacturer’s manuals and recommendations at all times, ensuring planned and preventative maintenance are completed on the facility, inside and out.

 

The Operations Manager will be responsible for procurement/inventory management, ensuring hatching eggs are received, stored and handled in clean bio-secure conditions for setting and transfer to ensure chicks are hatched, processed and transported in the best condition. She/He will continue to maintain and create good relationships with customers, suppliers and service providers. The Operations Manager will direct the work of staff, including hiring and disciplining as required, and ensure each has proper training to perform tasks safely and efficiently.  She/He will maintain cost controls, manage capital projects as required, obtain quotes, and prepare timelines and budgets. She/He will operate and maintain the transport fleet in the best condition.

 

Qualifications for this position require an individual with:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in business, agriculture, biology or other life science

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a  supervisory role Previous experience dealing with operations required to meet CFIA standards an asset.

  • Strong commitment to health & safety

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allows one to work effectively in a diverse working environment, ensuring a positive culture locally and corporately

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

  • Excellent computer skills, and experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word, Access.

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Good organizational and communication skills

     

    All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com or fax to 902 678-8622.  API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

     

NS
Oct 25

Farm Labourer - Casual

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. We are 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong, locally owned poultry industry.

 

API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained.  We are currently seeking individuals to fill the casual positions of Poultry Farm Labourer in Nova Scotia

The Poultry Farm Labourer employee will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Poultry Farm Labourer may include helping to unload shavings; handling of birds, collecting eggs and weighing birds. The employee in this position will also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. Help with barn set up and preparation for new flocks. The individual in this position will also help with transfer of birds from grow to lay barns.  The hours of work and days of work will vary as required. 

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred.

  • Strong commitment to health & safety.

  • Ability to work in areas that are dusty

  • Ability to work with live poultry.

  • Ability to lift up to 23kgs (50lbs)

  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

     

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com or

fax to 902-678-8622.

 

API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NS
Nov 3

Production Supervisor - Egg Division

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians. Our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained.  We are currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Production Supervisor in Nova Scotia.

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, coordination and effective scheduling of production employees within the Egg Grading Station. The individual will ensure customer orders are completed for delivery and, quality standards and accuracy are maintained. Responsibilities will include the training of staff in production methods, safety, policies and procedures, as well as the identification and correction of potential work problems and health and safety issues. Through the effective management of targets, goals and production efficiencies, the Production Supervisor will ensure the ongoing success of the egg grading station.

Requirements

  • ·        Post-secondary diploma or degree in Business, Agriculture, Biology or other life science would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years' supervisory experience with demonstrated motivating, training, appraising and general supervisory skills.
  • Production experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to create logically ordered objectives
  • Ability to stay informed and up to date with changes in technology, code and workplace compliance
  • Certified with WHMIS
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage employees
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Excel, and Word
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • May be required to work in refrigerated area.
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs
  • Ability to lift over head for extended periods

 

API offers an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, a competitive compensation package which includes group benefits, EAP and company pension plan.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume to the confidential fax 902 678-8622 or email hr@atlanticpoultry.com. 

 

API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.