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Cavendish Farms
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Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.


At Cavendish Farms in Jamestown we are currently seeking candidates for the role of Sanitation Operator.



  • Education Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Years of Experience Required: <2 years of related work experience
  • Willingness to work 12 hour shifts, may include nights (please inquire)
  • Willingness to complete food safety and other job training and comply with SQF standards
  • Attention to detail

Sanitation Operator Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and document inspections of rinse dry scrubbers, polisher and spud pump, preheater, halver, tapered roll sizer, four lane and vortex tanks, cutter deck, incline to blancher, mainline blancher and the decline dewater on a daily basis.  Disassemble and assemble process equipment and clean with cleaning chemicals.  Complete items on the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Conduct and document daily PH readings at the spud pump, preheater, evenflow tank, knife tank, co-line flume tank and the tank located in front of the co-line sorter.  Collect defoamer readings daily and refill defoamer as needed.  Conduct frequent walk-throughs ensuring sanitation procedures are being met.
  • Keep the Sanitation Supervisor and Shift Manager informed of daily issues and/or needs relating to sanitation of the processing area.  In addition, step in for Janitors in other areas of Production as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work area.  Also assist other personnel as needed to maintain the same conditions in the processing area.  Attend and participate in meetings, training, and continuing education programs internally or externally as deemed appropriate by management.

What We Offer:

  • We take pride in our people and support them.  We have an industry-leading employee incentive program, 401K with a company match up to 5%, and continually review and adjust our rates of pay to ensure we remain competitive.  We provide unrivaled benefit plans for our employees and their families, most of which start the first of the month after hire, including medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage, flex spending accounts, life and supplemental insurance, long term disability insurance, and paid time off with carryover.  Our other industry leading benefits include internal growth opportunities, paid breaks, uniform and shoe allowance, referral bonuses, and relocation assistance.  Plus now offering a $500 sign on bonus!

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




Cavendish Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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