Information and Job Fair on November 29th
Kingston, ON – The Kingston Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Canada Royal Milk, a division of Feihe International will be hosting an information and job fair on November 29, 2018 from 12:00pm-9:00pm at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road, in Meeting Room C. Slated to start production in September 2019, the company is currently recruiting for over 100 new positions.
They invite anyone interested in working for Canada Royal Milk or just interested in learning more about the company to drop in at any time on November 29. They will be accepting resumes, noting potential candidate’s availability as well as positions or areas of interest.
Construction and equipment installation is ahead of schedule, and they will be hiring for full-time positions across departments consistently from now through the end of 2019. They anticipate production to begin with 2 shifts in the fourth quarter of next year.
Established by Feihe International, China’s largest domestic producer of infant formula, Canada Royal Milk will manufacture formula for infants and young children using both cow and goat dairy. Most of the production is intended for export, but Canada Royal Milk intends to develop nutritional products for the North American market as well.
Carey Bidtnes, CRM Human Resources Manager along with department managers and project specialists will be on site during the Open House to answer questions.
Information & Job Fair Schedule:
- 12:00pm – 12:30 pm Company Introduction Presentation
- 1:00pm – 3:00 pm Department Managers/Project Specialists on site
- 6:00pm – 6:30 pm Company Introduction Presentation
- 6:30pm – 8:30 pm Department Managers/Project Specialists on site
Human Resources will be on site to accept resumes and answer questions from 12:30pm – 9:00pm.
“Canada Royal Milk is thrilled to hold our first Information and Job Fair for our new infant formula manufacturing facility. Equipment installation will continue throughout the winter months, so we are recruiting for many positions including production to ensure that plant commissioning stays on schedule. There are over 100 full-time jobs that Canada Royal Milk will fill between now and March of next year. I invite everyone interested in working for or learning about Canada Royal Milk to come to the fair to meet our team – I am looking forward to meeting with community members and job seekers.”
~ Zhiwen Yang, General Manager, Canada Royal Milk
“I am excited to see Canada Royal Milk reach this important milestone in their investment in Kingston. The creation of hundreds of new manufacturing jobs in our community is significant and we will continue to work closely to support Canada Royal Milk on their path to production.”
~ Donna Gillespie, CEO, Kingston Economic Development Corporation
About Canada Royal Milk (a division of Feihe International)
Established in 1962, Feihe International, Inc. has devoted itself to dairy products for more than half a century and is one of the earliest enterprises that produce milk powder in China. Feihe focuses on the research and development as well as production of infant formula. Feihe International is the largest domestic producer of formula for infants and young children in the Peoples Republic of China, and the company recently celebrated its 56th year in business. Canada Royal Milk is a Canadian corporation established by Feihe International Inc. in October 2016 and is Ontario’s newest food manufacturing company in Ontario. In 2018, for the 4th consecutive year, Feihe was awarded the Gold Quality Award by Monde International (known as the Nobel Prize of the food industry) for its AstroBaby infant milk powder.
Carey Bidtnes, CHRP CHRL, Human Resources Manager
Canada Royal Milk ULC
1680 Venture Drive
Kingston ON K7P 0E9