Operations Trainee - New Grad
Richardson International
Portage la Prairie, MB
Job Description
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 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. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Richardson has more than 2,500 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.

We currently have opportunities for an Operations Trainee at our various operation facilities across Western Canada . As a recent graduate, you will be placed in multiple locations to receive technical training, experience a number of positions within various processing and manufacturing facilities, and develop personal skills to become a leader within our business. You will spend approximately one year in up to three different business units within Richardson, experiencing challenging assignments, gaining mentorship from operational leaders and developing effective working relationships with a diverse group of peers and managers.

Responsibilities:
Hands-on experience in production environment working with equipment
Opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of processes and operations in a production environment
Work closely with managers to gain experience managing people
Work with operations teams to meet targets for safety, quality, and production
Work with maintenance to understand support and planning in facilities
Learn about food safety and the requirements for production
Monitor and assess the efficiencies within the operation

Qualifications:
Recent graduate of an Operations Management, or Construction Management at a post-secondary institution
Strong mechanical interest and aptitude
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to excel in fast-paced multi-tasking environment
Strong analytical and mechanical problem solving skills
Demonstrated computer experience within a Windows based environment
Ability and willingness to relocate throughout the program

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 March 1st, 2019 .

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

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