Operator - Palmerston

Sollio Agriculture - Palmerston, ON (30+ days ago)

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Sollio Agriculture believes farming is all about common sense and proactively works to bring farmers the right product and actionable knowledge for livestock, crop inputs, and grain, in order to achieve sustainable prosperity for their farm and family. In Ontario, a dedicated grain team works hand in hand with farmers to serve the industrial, local and international markets. This involves global export via multiple partnerships, access to a team of experts for local farmers and diverse contracting options over many delivery points. Sollio Agriculture is part of La Coop fédérée (The LCF group), the second largest agricultural organization in Canada, and the 24th largest agri-cooperative in the world. It represents and serves more than 120,000 members, agricultural producers, and consumers across Canada.

Our sector is seeking a:
Operator - Palmerston

Work Location: Palmerston, Ontario

Status: Permanent, Full Time,


This position is responsible for operating, repairing and servicing the location farm supply equipment and grain handling equipment in the plant and servicing customers.

Main responsibilities are:
Safely receives grain delivered to the facility by farm customers ensuring quality matches company standards watching for treated seed or off spec material;
Loads and ships grain safely, efficiently and according to grade specifications established;
Operates grain dryers during harvest periods, monitoring grain moisture and quality throughout;
Loads bagged or bottled product using a forklift; not required
Maintains and performs basic repairs and servicing of location farm supply and grain equipment, the plant and yard;
Responsible for receiving grains and oilseeds per Canadian Grain Commission Standards;
Uses scale system to accurately input weights and measures;
Checks the seed grade and advises management of grain quality issues;
Responsible for testing of various grains received when needed.


You possess a High School diploma;
You have at least one year of relevant experience;
You hold a valid G drivers license;
You have strong work ethic and you are a team player;
You are able to climb a grain elevator (up to 180 feet) and you are able to lift over 20 lbs.

If you want to join the ranks of an organization with a bright future that provides interesting challenges, a stimulating work environment as well as a competitive compensation package, we invite you to join our team.

Send your application to http://sollio.ag/career, by the 26/07/2019 at the latest.

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Sollio Agriculture is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your consideration.