General Labourer
Sylvite Agri-Services Ltd
Putnam, ON

Sylvite is currently hiring General Labourers on a short-term basis to work in our plant in Putnam!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FUNCTION

  • Responsible for supporting the operations of the branch/terminal in receiving, handling and shipping crop input products

SITE OPERATIONS

  • Adhere to all health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Maintain professionalism and a customer service attitude towards customers or truck drivers when delivering or picking up products at the branch
  • Assist in receiving trucks, (or railcars and vessels where applicable) of fertilizer, seed, chemicals or other products as required
  • Working on production line to package fertilizer or other dry products (as applicable)
  • Assist operators for blending and loading of outbound trucks
  • Load packaged products with a forklift as requested
  • Make deliveries when requested
  • Perform routine clean up and maintenance of the site
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

COMPANY KNOWLEDGE AND MUTUAL SUPPORT

  • Become knowledgeable about all Sylvite divisions and the products and services they provide to customers
  • Demonstrate adherence to ISO standards and other best practices
  • Documentation of all processes and tasks for which a function is responsible
  • Demonstrate a high degree of service to and in collaboration with other business units
  • Provide support to other department members maintaining a sense of team
  • Provide positive feedback to others when possible; coach others for success
  • Recommend opportunities for improvement of processes and systems as a result of the function performed or based on observations
  • Recommend opportunities for reducing costs

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  • Hard working and takes direction
  • Learns quickly
  • Ability to foster a teamwork environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and/or TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift 25kg continuously
  • Forklift certificate preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Effort: Significant physical activity, repetitive and regular lifting up to 25kg

Physical Environment: May work outdoors with some exposure to chemicals and dust. Can include significant exposure with suitable PPE

Sensory Attention: Normal

Mental Stress: Normal

Job Type: Temporary