Cargill Seasonal Labourer in Balcarres, Saskatchewan
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Reporting to the Production Supervisor or Operations Manager (depending on type of facility), the Plant Operator contributes to physically execute Operational Excellence process for the safe and efficient operation of a stand-alone grain or crop inputs facility, or combined grain and crop inputs facilities on a daily basis to achieve production goals.
Focus on Plant operation and Risk Management:
Engaged with a team to operate the Plant equipment on a daily basis.
Follows Operational Policies, operator care principles and procedures to operate equipment safe and efficiently to minimize or prevent injuries, property loss and environmental damage.
Ensures Plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees.
Performs minor mechanical maintenance and may assist contractors on-site to perform repairs.
The incumbent receives grain (unloading, grading, moisture testing), and then bins, blends and ships grain to the required specifications.
Blends and ships fertilizer, operates custom application equipment (if applicable), and works in the pesticide and seed warehouses to ensure that customers receive the products and services they require in an efficient and timely manner.
Assists the Plant management in managing the location grain and crop inputs inventory by following existing controls to minimize inventory losses.
Assists in operating safe and efficient crop inputs warehousing.
Focus on Talent Management:
Successfully engaged to participate in training sessions for Provincial/Federal regulatory and Cargill compliance programs.
Participates in regular plant inspections and monthly safety meetings to review procedures, housekeeping, and safety awareness issues.
Remains trained in and certified to handle dangerous goods as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and has additional safety training, e.g. WHMIS, confined space, forklift, etc.
May also require certification to handle anhydrous ammonia (if applicable) and participates in training in NH3 procedures and in the handling of NH3 emergencies.
Participates in training to acquire and maintain knowledge on operator care principles to operate Plant equipment safely and effectively.
Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.
Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling and pounding with hammer.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.
Ability to work in elevated areas.
Must be able to operate machinery.
Must be able to read/write English.
Ability to work overtime.
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.
High School diploma or Equivalent.
Basic computer skills.
Prior experience in production related work.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work safely and efficient.
Ability to learn and manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations.
Knowledge of the various grain products, seed, chemical and fertilizer products to ensure that correct products are provided to customers.
Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency and budget management.
Specialized knowledge of grain and crop input products and grain handling.
Ability to be trained and certified to work in hazardous areas and products.
Ability to learn how to operate equipment, i.e. fertilizer application equipment, forklift, grain handling equipment, as needed
Plant operator must become familiar with ISO/HACCP procedures and protocols.
Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Balcarres
Req ID: BAL00256