Please apply by emailing your resume to: jobs@grandriverpersonnel.ca

On behalf of one our clients in Kitchener, Grand River Personnel is looking for hard working full-time General labourers! The company is an established manufacturer of cardboard, paper products, and boxes for various industries, including the food industry.

Continental rotating 12 hour shifts – this means that you will be working on alternating shifts: 7 PM – 7 AM for 2-3 days, and be off for approximately 2-3 days. This will then switch to 7 AM – 7 PM for 2-3 days, and you will be off again for approximately 2-3 days prior to the next rotation. This is still considered to be 40 hours weekly.

NOTE: You must be able to also be open to 8 hour rotating shifts – this means that you must be open to work any shift, as the shifts can also be on a rotation alternating from Days, to Afternoons, and then Night shifts.

Day Shift – Monday to Friday – 7am to 3pm

Part-time (afternoons and nights) – must be able to work weekends (and one shift during the week). Great for students!

IMPORTANT: Due to the nature of the shifts, the rotations will include working on the weekends –A calendar will be provided to reflect your schedule in advance. 

Pay Rate: $16.25 hourly + 4% vacation pay on each cheque! Paid weekly.


  • Flat-packing boxes and case making.
  • Material handling with a walkie.
  • Finishing duties.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Adhere to company manufacturing practices –including health and safety, uniform, and other policy requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Colour blindness test will be required.
  • Aptitude test is required– includes math, reading, reasoning skills and more.
  • Must be capable of standing for long periods of time (8-12 hours on feet).
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment .
  • Clean criminal record is required.
  • CSA approved safety boots are required.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication is required.
  • Must be comfortable with heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs).
  • Previous experience within an industrial environment is considered an asset.
  • Due to involvement with the food industry- No fake nails, No fake eyelashes, No jewelry, No nail polish, No non-removable piercings will be allowed.


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