Ag Growth International Inc. Is Hiring General Labourer – Saskatoon, SK

Position Title: General Labourer
Department: Production
Division: AGI Westeel
Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 4,200 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

With a focus on flexibility, exceptional quality, and ease of assembly, Westeel products and services are now available around the world. A century after entering the market, we have grown into a global leader in steel manufacturing and are proudly one of the first bin manufacturing companies in North America to be registered to ISO 9001:2015. We currently have approximately 80 employees operating in a manufacturing facility located in North Corman Industrial Park

The Opportunity:

The General Labourer is a valuable member to the Saskatoon Westeel Team, which helps all aspects of quality production. The General Labourer is a prep member, who inspects and prepares storage bins before the product is painted. The position is entry level and can lead to careers in: welding, millwrighting, painting, and machine operating.

The Team:

The General Labourer reports directly to the Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively supports and follows safety programs, quality assurance programs, labour laws,
  • human rights legislation and occupational health and safety laws.
  • Aid in the manufacturing and prepping of all products using a variety of hand tools
  • including angle grinders, drills, hammers, etc.
  • Clean and inspect welds.
  • Aid in the loading/unloading of scheduled deliveries.
  • Package and labeling of products.

What we are looking for:

  • Basic English reading and writing skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong mindset towards safety.
  • Must have a form of transportation to and from the site.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs on occasion.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Experience in an industrial or factory setting would be beneficial
  • Willingness to learn and take instruction.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

What skills and qualities are important for a General Laboure?

A Production Packager plays a crucial role in preparing products for distribution by ensuring they are packaged, labeled, and organized correctly. This role requires attention to detail, efficiency, and adherence to quality standards. Here are important skills and qualities for a Production Packager:

1. Attention to Detail:
– Precise attention to detail is essential to ensure products are packaged accurately and according to specifications.
– Thoroughly checking labels, quantities, and packaging materials helps prevent errors and maintain product quality.

2. Manual Dexterity:
– Proficiency in handling packaging equipment, tools, and materials is vital for efficient and safe packaging processes.
– Good hand-eye coordination ensures products are packaged neatly and securely.

3. Time Management:
– Efficiently packaging products according to production schedules helps maintain workflow and meet distribution deadlines.
– Managing time effectively helps balance speed and accuracy.

4. Quality Control:
– Ensuring that products are packaged in a consistent and high-quality manner helps maintain the company’s reputation and customer satisfaction.
– Identifying defects, inconsistencies, or packaging errors is essential for preventing faulty products from reaching customers.

5. Organizational Skills:
– Properly organizing packaging materials, labeling, and finished products minimizes confusion and streamlines the packaging process.
– Being able to locate and access materials efficiently speeds up production.

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