Transfer Crew Multi-Purpose (C-1819-127)

Number of Positions: 
Job Location: 
Jarvis, ON
Hours of Work: 
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Will have to work various shifts and cover for holiday and sick leaves
Job Duties: 

The transfer crew member position plays a key role in the transfer crew in addition to the quality control team that helps in many important areas and aspects within the hatchery. This position requires someone who is a strong team player as the transfer job has a large focus on teamwork.

Transfer Crew:

  • Will routinely pull eggs from the setters (temperature regulated environment) and put onto dollies - able to read and understand information and records related to the set
  • Will perform cleaning and sanitation duties including washing of dollies and egg trays, setter clean-up and hatcher room clean-up in accordance to hatchery specific programs, SOPs and protocols
  • Assists in the setup, operation, shutdown and sanitation of the Inovoject egg injection system
  • Monitors to ensure that the Inovoject vaccinator is functioning properly and to perform basic maintenance functions when required
  • Will prepare the cleaning and sanitizing solutions required for the Inovoject vaccinator
  • Assists in preparing the Marek's vaccine required for the Inovoject process
  • Will pull the eggs from the dollies and load onto the Inovoject conveyor and to stack the hatcher baskets full of eggs
  • Gentle and correct handling of eggs and embryos
  • Will complete necessary paperwork
  • Other duties as assigned by the technical supervisor or hatchery manager

Quality Control/Multi Shift:

  • Able to easily move and organize dollies (full and empty) while being aware and keeping track of current inventory
  • Physically capable of "rolling in the set" in the right order and within the correct time periods
  • Ability to perform quality checks on incoming eggs (domestic and import)
  • Capable of monitoring individual crews when they are traying eggs - reporting issues to the technical supervisor
  • Capable of Setting Eggs - able to read and understand information and records related to the set
  • Able to be an adequate member of the following crews when needed: sanitation, chick delivery, transfer crew, and production
  • Capable of doing laundry, papering boxes, fogging, and cleaning setters


  • Loading and unloading eggs and other various deliveries in compliance with hatchery protocols and the HACCP system
  • Capable of identifying deviations and various aspects of the HACCP system related to egg quality, Transfer Crew and factors that contribute to contamination (biological and chemical)
  • Ensure sanitation procedures in the hatchery are completed in accordance with HACCP protocols and policies
  • HACCP forms and documentation is updated on a daily basis
Job Qualifications: 


  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to perform physical tasks that require bending and stooping, climbing ladders, shoveling, pounding with hammers, and work in confined spaces
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions such as extreme heat or cold
  • Must be able to read/write English
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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How to Apply: 

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.

Cargill's hatchery located in Jarvis has several career opportunities for safety minded, dedicated individuals. These positions include benefits and competitive wages.

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Posting Duration: 
Dec 13 2018 to Jan 25 2019