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Country Operations Intern (Summer Student 2019)

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Job Title: Country Operations Intern (Summer Student 2019)
Location: various, Canada
Company: Parrish & Heimbecker
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Commensurate
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Parrish Heimbecker, Limited (PH) is a Canadian, family owned agri-business, with roots in the agriculture industry dating back over 100 years. Founded in 1909, PH is growth-oriented, diversified and vertically-integrated with operations spanning across grain trading, handling and merchandising, as well as crop inputs, flour milling and feed mills.

With over 60 locations spanning from coast to coast, and trade links around the globe, PH supports Canadian producers and food manufacturers who grow and sell their crops and baked goods to domestic and international markets. Learn more about us at

The successful applicant will receive training and experience in many aspects of PH"s Western Canadian business. They will provide support to country facilities through the completion of various duties in the areas of crop inputs, grain operations, or a combination thereof as determined by business needs and individual capabilities.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assist The Facility As Needed To Support the Crop Inputs Business

o Maintain chemical sheds in a clean and organized fashion

o Assist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of product and outbound shipments for farmers

o Assist the facility in organizing and tracking inventory in chemical sheds

o Deliver product to farmers when necessary

o Assist in crop and field diagnostics and putting up field signs

o Assist CSRs with data entry and paperwork as required Assist The Facility As Needed To Support The Grain Business

o Assist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of grain

o Assist in performing routine grain sampling (i.e. dockage testing)

o Assist with data entry and paperwork as required Work with other Business Areas and Departments as Required

o Work collaboratively with facility employees to ensure the smooth operation of the facility

o Foster a culture of respect and a positive, progressive environment for all employees and customers
Enrolled in a degree or diploma program, preference given to those in an Agriculture related field
Experience or background in the agriculture industry would be an asset
Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team
Strong analytical, organizational and time-management skills
Strong communication skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

PH is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society. As a result, Parrish Heimbecker, Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request
Job Post Date: 09/28/18
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