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Full-time Operator 2 - Truck Driver

03/29/2021

Full-time Operator 2 - Truck Driver

Are you looking for a hands-on opportunity supporting local farms and farm families in your community to expand their participation in the Agri-Food Value Chain?

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. has an opportunity for a truck driver operator 2 to join our AGRIS team in Chatham. As a truck driver, you will assist in the delivering of agriculture innovation and services in our communities to enhance farm owner profitability across our AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. market.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Provides an exceptional customer experience at every interaction.
  • The safe operations of an assigned vehicle.
  • Ensures that all deliveries are made on schedule.
  • Provide exceptional experiences at every interaction.
  • Perform regular safety checks of the vehicle(s), keep the truck clean, and ensure that proper preventative maintenance and lubrication is carried out as required.
  • Ensures that safe loading/unloading techniques are followed and must be able to load and unload trucks independently and operate electric pallet cart.
  • Ensures that all associated documentation, including shipping and receiving, is accurate and completed according to schedule.
  • Performs other tasks associated with the handling of seed, fertilizer and grain and other products handled by the Co-operative.
  • Safety conscious; know steps and procedures required in case of an accident; follows detailed procedures as stipulated.
  • Maintains current legislated/company required licenses, permits, etc.
  • Has good knowledge of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, practices safe driving techniques and maintains a good driving record.
  • Understands and follows company health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.

Requirements for this job:

  • an agricultural background preferred.
  • ability to work irregular hours.
  • A valid DZ license required.
  • Proven interpersonal, organizational and planning skills.
  • 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 a leader 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. It is a leader in precision farming technology, seed, agronomy and petroleum services.

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 April 20, 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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