Sorter Inspector Job in McCain Foods USA, Inc.

McCain Foods USA, Inc., 218 W Highway 30, Burley, ID 83318, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :

Position Title: Sorter Inspector

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time

Position Location: Burley

Grade: Scale 02_UFCW

Requisition ID: 13183

Position Title:
Sorter Inspector

Position Type: Manufacturing/ Food Production

Position Location: Burley, Idaho

About McCain
: McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the worlds largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.

McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.

Why You Should Join Our Team:

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:



Adoption Assistance

Infertility Assistance

Education Reimbursement Assistance

Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

McCain Food’s facility in Burley, Idaho is a large-scale food processing plant, employing approximately 700 employees. This site specializes in the production of frozen potato products. Fun Fact: 1 in 4 French fries are produced by McCain Foods.

Position Summary:

Responsible for trimming off, inspecting and sorting line flow while removing major defects and/or foreign material from potatoes or potato products to insure size, color and shape or that otherwise fail to meet visual or measured quality parameters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Selects potatoes or potato products that require quality improvement (defect removal) from product conveyors.
  • Through visual inspection, removes defective units which fail to meet quality specifications for color, shape, size, uniformity or other quality attributes.
  • Uses a knife to cut off necessary defects from potatoes, or sorts defective potatoes or potato products to waste or another line as required.
  • Inspects for and removes any foreign material from inspection belt, and notifies supervision.
  • Continually removes defective products at the standard accuracy rate predetermined by management.
  • Keeps work are clean and orderly, adheres to good sanitation practices as prescribed by supervision.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in a potato processing facility is a plus.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information before groups of customers or employees.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Physical Demand

Constant: standing on regularly scheduled shift and reach with hands and arms.

Frequently: Walk, use of hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear.

Occasionally: Sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch crawl, lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of McCain and each of its establishments to select and employ the best qualified personnel in all facilities and at all locations, to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including upgrading, promotion and training and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, non-job related disability or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family:
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing
Department: Production Lines
Location(s): US – United States of America : Idaho : Burley

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.

Last Date For Apply: 30/Mar/2022 10:03:06 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here