Yard Operator

Location: Drayton

Zone: Ontario

Type: Operations

Posted: 09-14-2021

Expires: 12-31-2021

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Hensall Co-op is seeking a reliable individual to become an integral member of our team! This position is full time, working out of the Drayton location.


What Hensall Co-op has to offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Group Benefits plan (dental, prescriptions, vision, massage, chiropractic, physiotherapy etc.)
  • Pension Plan matched by Hensall Co-op


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily operational functions of the facility where needed (grain elevator, grading etc.)
  • Assist in crop input procedures such as fertilizer blending and delivery of fertilizer and seed from the location to farms and custom application equipment
  • Communicate with Location Manager to ensure all customer needs are met and required products are available
  • Assist with inventory control by verifying shipments, completing documentation, and producing inventory counts when needed
  • General yard maintenance to ensure all areas are always kept clean and safe both inside and out, operating/adjusting/cleaning equipment as needed
  • Respond to incoming/outgoing loads daily and verify and maintain records of grain movements into and out of the facility
  • Operate all equipment associated with the elevator process, including drags, conveyors, scales, and pit, ensuring that accurate information of scale weights and transactions are recorded daily
  • Accurate mixing and applying of chemicals on various crops
  • Safe operation of fertilizer, sprayer, and custom application equipment to blend, load and apply material to fields
  • All other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Attention to detail with strong time management
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of agricultural and custom application practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience driving RoGator, TerraGator, or other Custom Application equipment.
  • Ability to perform manual labour for hours at a time
  • Ability to operate different equipment such as forklift and automated plant equipment
  • Basic maintenance experience or skills


Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in an agricultural setting is an asset
  • Valid G driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • DZ license is an asset
  • Forklift license

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online portal.


Hensall Co-op is committed to employment equity and encourages members of the four designated groups to apply. Accommodation will be made upon request.