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Labourer/Forklift Operator


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Job Title: Labourer/Forklift Operator
Location: Cloverdale, BC, Western Canada, 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: 1
Salary: N/A
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Join a team that shares your passion and enthusiasm for Canadian Agriculture! Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) has an opportunity for an organized, self-motivated and attentive individual to bring their skills and experience to a fast-paced environment in the role of Facility Assistant I based at our inland terminal in Cloverdale, BC.

 

Work and grow with a family-owned company.

P&H’s roots go back over 100 years, and we have always been a Canadian, family-owned and managed agri-business. Our corporate culture values are family values; honesty and integrity with a focus on listening and continuous learning. Like family, we support our staff to always do better.

With over 70 locations spanning from coast to coast, and trade links around the globe, P&H 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.

 

Skills and experience for the next step in your career.

As Facility Assistant, the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out the required duties involved in the movement and sampling of grain, and the overall execution of processes involved in the operation of the grain facility. This position will report to the Assistant General Manager and as a condition of employment will become and remain a member in good standing of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 115..

 

Your day to day activities will include:

  • Contributing to the  movement of grain by loading/unloading shipments
  • Collecting and testing grain samples
  • Regular facility maintenance & housekeeping
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe & compliant working environment
  • Performing exceptional customer service duties
  • Other duties as assigned


The successful candidate should enter the position with the following qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a general labour job, preferably in agricultural and/or farming;
  • Experience operating a fork lift or heavy machinery would be an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and fluent communication skills in English ;
  • Excellent customer service;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Ability to lift heavy materials repeatedly (up to 50 lbs.);
  • Required to work in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to perform duties on your feet up to 8 hours a day;
  • Ability to work within environment subject to dust and allergens;
  • Flexible work schedule.

 

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Job Post Date: 09/28/20
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