At Richardson, the work we do is essential. Every day, we work together to ensure a steady food supply for people around the world. They count on us to perform our roles consistently and responsibly. For this important reason, we are committed to remaining operational throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, we maintain a strong focus on safety and quality assurance.
For more information about how we are taking additional precautions to protect the health and well-being of our candidates, colleagues, and customers, visit our Career Opportunities page.
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.
Richardson Oilseed is one of Canada’s oldest and largest fully-integrated oilseed processing and packaging operations with three facilities across Canada. In addition to producing bulk canola oil and meal, our food products division produces a wide variety of canola-based margarines, oils and shortenings for the industrial, retail and food service markets.
Working with Richardson opens to door to a world of possibility. We currently have an opportunity for a Warehouse Assistant at our Yorkton – Oilseed location. Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, this position is responsible for providing service within the Spare Parts Warehouse to meet internal customer and process requirements in support of the daily operations of the maintenance department.
Receiving and warehousing of parts and materials, including proper off-loading functions
Verification, inspection and storage of parts and materials received
Tracking inventory and picking up items from suppliers as required
Understand and comply with all workplace health and safety requirements, company policies and procedures and general workplace rules
Participate in the day to day health and safety program by working in a safe manner at all times:
Always using the required personal protective equipment
Ensuring that authorized work is completed safely
Utilizing required controls to prevent risk of exposure to hazards
Participating actively in incident investigations, training, and other health and safety initiatives
Reporting all unsafe acts and conditions and all incidents, near misses and workplace injuries/illnesses as per company procedure
Completion of high school or equivalent
Previous experience in shipping, receiving and warehousing an asset
Forklift experience is considered an asset
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word with experience in word-processing and/or data entry is required
A valid driver’s license is required
Must have proven interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, excellent problem solving abilities, able to show initiative and multi-task with a strong orientation towards teamwork
An agriculture background is considered an asset
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.
Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online by April 30, 2021.
Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.