Penokean Hills Farms is a growing, local beef business with a strong sense of community. Be apart of a unique team that produces local beef and supports the local food and agriculture industry here in Algoma. We offer a very positive & respectful working environment. We are always on the lookout for talented, reliable, and hard-working individuals, who can become apart of the PHF family.

Whether you are a looking for a unique career option, a positive daily atmosphere to come to, or if you are interested in growing/learning new skills, Penokean offers a number of great opportunities right here in Central Algoma. If you work well on a team, work hard, respect others and have interest in what we are about, we’d love to hear from you! A few of our current career opportunities are listed below:

We are looking for an experienced Retail Store Manager for our front of house butcher shop!

Main duties:

– Ordering all necessary supplies and products
– Keep track of inventory and pricing changes
– Would be cutting and slicing meats and cheeses to portion cuts (training available)
– Morning setup of retail counter display
– Adhering to workplace health and safety requirements as well as safe food handling practices
– Ensure employees under you are following best food safety practices
– Responsible to ensure all retail space is clean, organized and well maintained


Requirements:

– Friendly and happy disposition/nature to our customers
– Enthusiasm for the role and the products
– Previous retail meat cutting experience is a plus
– Ability to work under pressure
– Commitment to safety and food quality
– Attention to detail
– Good critical thinking and decision making skills
– Reliable/Dependable
– Hard working
– Willing to work some Saturdays


Job Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $20.00-$24.00/hr

Schedule: 10am-6:30pm

As the Administration and Sales Assistant, you’ll be an integral member of our administration team, supporting our Bookkeeper with the composing of various reports and ensuring the filing of important documentation. You will also support our Sales Manager to build an effective, happy, and cohesive brand through prospecting new clients, filling customer orders, and building an online presence. You share our eye for detail, our focus on continuous improvement, and our commitment to quality.

Main Duties:
– Reporting to the Bookkeeper, the administrative assistants will type, file, handle mail, answer phones, and perform other jobs critical to office operations.
– Serve as the point of contact for sales representatives who are out in the field meeting clients and making sales. You will also process orders submitted by sales reps, check orders for accuracy, create shipping labels, print out packing lists, send out invoices, and check credit lines.
– Create, promote, and maintain our online marketing platforms, including social media and website updates
– Able to work in a fast-paced environment, think, and react quickly and adhere to workplace health and safety requirements.
– The ability to work independently with little supervision.

Requirements:
– Office Administration Diploma or equivalent or completion of post-secondary schooling
– Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint) – Experience with online marketing and social media
– Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
– Previous administration experience is a plus
– Commitment to safety
– Attention to detail and working well with others
– Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
– Critical thinking, significant use of memory, and continuous learning
– Excellent organizational and decision-making skills
– Reliability/ Dependability

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Range: $19.00-$24.00/hr
Schedule: Day Shift

 

Note:

This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here: https://nohfc.ca/en/pages/programs/people-talent-program/workforce-development-stream

As the Packaging/Processing Lead you are responsible for processing and packaging various beef and pork products on a production line. This includes but is not limited to bagging, wrapping, boxing, and operating packaging machines and equipment. This is a physically demanding position and will require continuous standing for extended periods and handling heavy loads.

Main Duties:
– Transport raw materials, finished products, and packaging materials throughout the plant manually, or with powered equipment.
– Check products and packaging for basic quality defects.
– Able to work in a fast-paced environment, think, and react quickly and adhere to workplace health and safety requirements as well as safe food handling practices.
– The ability to work independently with little supervision.
– Responsible for the cleaning of all equipment and work areas in the department.
– Assist production and shippers in performing their duties

Required Skills:
– Completion of secondary school or equivalent
– Previous experience is a plus
– Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
– Ability to work under cold conditions
– Commitment to safety and food quality processes
– Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods
– Attention to detail and working well with others
– Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
– Critical thinking, significant use of memory, and continuous learning
– Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills
– Reliability/ Dependability

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Range: $17.00-$22.00/hr
Schedule: Day Shift

Experienced Butcher, Butcher’s Assistant or Meat Cutters who are eager, safety-conscious, and dependable, with a positive attitude. Our Butchers & Meat Cutters prepare meat for further processing and packaging for wholesale distribution. This is a physically demanding position and will require continuous standing for extended periods, as well as some heavy lifting. Knife work involves regular repetitive use of hands, wrists, arms, and shoulders.

Main duties:
– Working in a time-sensitive process of deboning, trimming, and preparing standard or specialized cuts of meats using knives
– Cut beef, and pork into primal cuts for further cutting, processing, or packaging
– Working with specialized knives and equipment adhering to workplace health and safety requirements as well as safe food handling practices
– Remove skin, excess fat, bruises, or other blemishes from meat portions
– Responsible for the cleaning of all equipment and work areas in the department

Requirements:
– Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils is an asset
– Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
– Ability to work under cold conditions
– Commitment to safety and food quality processes
– Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods
– Attention to detail and working well with others
– Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
– Critical thinking, significant use of memory and continuous learning
– Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills
– Reliability/Dependability

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Range: $17.00-$24.00/hr
Schedule: Day Shift

To apply contact us by sending your resume to nick@phfarms.ca