General Laborer II – 1st & 2nd Shifts

High Liner Foods

Portsmouth, NH

About High Liner 

High Liner Foods was founded in 1899 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada as a small salt fish company. Lunenburg is still the current home of our Canadian Operations.  

High Liner Foods is the seafood brand people trust. Every day we’re Reimagining Seafood to Nourish Life through a focus on our customers, innovation, and of course, responsible operations. Our talented team is committed to the High Liner goal of becoming the leader in branded, value-added seafood in North America.  

We offer professional, technical and operational career opportunities across Canada and the United States. We believe in building a high-performance organization by investing in our people. We are focused on developing future leaders from within and fostering career growth and advancement.  

It’s our time to make waves. Join us. 

High Liner Foods is a career destination. We look for high performing talent who value:  

  • Safety; it’s our #1 priority 
  • Opportunities to contribute to your community through volunteerism 
  • A culture of inclusion, support and recognition  
  • Senior leaders that are highly accessible and available to employees 
  •  A strong focus on education and career development through training
  • Competitive hourly rates and bonus potential for organizational performance 
  • A comprehensive benefit plan designed to keep up with the changing healthcare needs across North America 

What to expect on the job:

You will be responsible for duties as assigned while performing a variety of functions in the production department. This includes manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting and moving materials as assigned.

As a General Laborer, a typical day might include the following:

  1. Loading, unloading, lifting and loading materials.
  2. Assists a variety of functions with manual labor tasks as needed
  3. Does not require lifting over 40lbs. on a routine basis

 This job might be for you if:

  • May require a high school diploma and six months to one year prior experience in a related field
  • Have the ability to read, write, understand and communicate in spoken English:  High Liner Foods (USA), Inc. requires for safety, quality control and emergency procedures that all employees be proficient in English. This means they must be able to read and write as well as understand and communicate in spoken English. (This is not an English –Only rule. We recognize that English is not the first language for some of our employees. Translation services and assistance may be provided as needed however, all employees need to have a basic understanding of and proficiency in English.)
  • May require the successful completion of a basic competency exam
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 24 lbs, 50lbs on occasion

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Health, Safety & Wellness

At High Liner Foods, we believe strongly in the safety and wellness of our employees. Our organization has a number of policies, programs and practices that focus on safety, wellness, health and sustainability of the overall organization. 

Recruitment Process

Our process is meaningful but efficient! We want to get to know you and show you what our world is like.  

Applicants who demonstrate potential will be contacted directly for a preliminary phone interview. Successful applications from this stage will participate in a behavioral-based interview and/or a facility walk-through.  

All hires are conditional upon the successful completion of references, background checks and applicable drug testing.

High Liner Foods (USA), Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity & inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or marital status, genetic information or other protected status, covered by federal, state or local law.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities. High Liner Foods (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact [email protected] for assistance.