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Seasonal General Labour Operations Worker in Cottam

09/30/2021

Career opportunity

Seasonal General Labour Operations Worker in Cottam

Are you looking for a hands-on opportunity to help support local farms and farm families in your community and to expand their participation in the agri-food value chain?

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is looking for a seasonal general labour operations worker to join our team in Cottam. As part of the branch yard team, you will assist in delivering agriculture innovation and services in our communities to enhance farm owner profitability.

What will you be responsible for

  • General labour position performing mainly manual labour. May seasonally operate plant equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Under direct supervision, this position primarily provides general labour and may be used to allow incumbents the opportunity to learn about the operation.
  • Performs a variety of tasks to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • Provides general labour and operates equipment safely and efficiently inside and outside the facility as required.
  • Provides good housekeeping in and around the facility and within assigned work areas.
  • Assists with maintenance of equipment and vehicles as required.
  • Monitors inventory and shrink levels if applicable; advises supervisor of discrepancies as they occur.
  • Ensures that all associated documentation, including shipping and receiving, is accurate and completed according to schedule.
  • Deals effectively and courteously with customers and co-workers.
  • Performs other tasks associated with the handling and manufacturing of feed, fertilizer and grain handled by the co-operative.
  • Understands and follows AGRIS health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.

Requirements for this job

  • An agricultural background.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors. Physical activity includes walking and climbing, loading/unloading trucks and/or railcars, inspecting equipment, etc.
  • Ability to work irregular hours.
  • May have or be able to obtain various licences, permits, and/or certificates as required.
  • Preference given to individuals with a DZ license and heavy equipment experience.

If you are interested in a career in agriculture as part of an industry leader, developing innovative solutions and enhancing the profitability of our members, we want to meet with you!

About AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a dynamic and successful farmer owned co-operative that prides itself on providing quality agronomic and grain marketing solutions for our customer/owners. We are leaders in precision farming technology, seed, and agronomy and petroleum services.

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a 100 per cent farmer-owned grain marketing and farm-input supply company that serves more than 1,000 farmer owners in 14 locations in Essex, Kent, Elgin, Middlesex and Lambton counties.

The co-operative is a partner of Great Lakes Grain, a grain merchandising company. AGRIS Co-operative is a member-owner of GROWMARK, Inc. and markets products and services under the FS banner.

We have branches located in Brigden, Chatham, Cottam, Dutton, Glencoe, Leamington, McGregor, Muirkirk, Rochester, Stoney Point, Thamesford, Thamesville, Tupperville and Wheatley.

Please forward your resume in confidence by October 28, 2021 to: humanresources@agris.coop

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all those who apply however only applicants selected for an interview will be notified.

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