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Full-time Operator 2 - Truck Driver – Cottam

01/11/2022
Full-time Operator 2 - Truck Driver – Cottam

Operator 2 - Truck Driver – Cottam

Are you looking for a hands-on opportunity supporting local farms and farm families to expand their participation in the agri-food value chain?

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. has an opportunity for a full-time truck driver - operator 2 to join our AGRIS team in Cottam. As a truck driver, you will assist in the delivery of agriculture innovation and services to the communities we serve and to enhance farmer-owners’ profitability across our AGRIS Co-operative market.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Provides an exceptional customer experience at every interaction.
  • The safe operation of assigned vehicles.
  • 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 and 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, grain, and other products handled by the co-operative.
  • Safety conscious and knows steps and procedures required in case of an accident; follows detailed procedures as stipulated.
  • Maintains current legislated and 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 is preferred.
  • Ability to work irregular hours.
  • A valid DZ license is required.
  • Proven interpersonal, organizational and planning skills.
  • You are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada. AGRIS Co-operative will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical reasons, or on grounds protected by the Canadian Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in a career in agriculture as part of an industry leader, developing innovative solutions and enhancing the profitability of our farmer-owners, we want to meet with you!

About AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.

AGRIS Co-operative is a dynamic and successful farmer-owned co-operative that prides itself on providing quality agronomic and grain marketing solutions for our customers and farmer-owners. AGRIS is a leader in precision farming technology, seed, agronomy, and petroleum services.

AGRIS Co-operative is a 100 per cent farmer-owned grain marketing and farm-input supply company that serves more than 1,000 farmer-owners across 14 locations in Essex, Kent, Elgin, Middlesex and Lambton counties.

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.

AGRIS Co-operative has 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 February 8, 2022 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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