Join The Team

blue-lineThe Friesen Group of Companies is dedicated to providing only the best products and services for our customers. To help us achieve this goal, we depend on our loyal and hard-working employees who are the heart and soul of our companies.

Are you passionate about agriculture? Do you want to help family farms succeed in their communities? Don’t mind putting in an honest day’s work? Look forward to being part of a dedicated team? Then you might be a good fit for the Friesen Group of Companies.

If you’re a positive, hard-working individual who’s inspired by others, can think outside the box and is dedicated to providing only the best in customer service and support, then we encourage you to apply for the position(s) listed below. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted directly for follow-up interviews.

You may also submit your resume by downloading and filling out our general application form below. Please return via email to hr@friesencompanies.com
Resumes are kept on file for a period of six months.

As the Friesen Group of Companies continue to grow and serve the local agricultural community, we are seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our team:

Poultry Farm Manager

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, communicating and coordinating daily farm activities in an efficient, effective and cost-effective manner.
  • Responsible for monitoring farm personnel to ensure all work activities are completed appropriately.
  • Responsible for routine flock health maintenance program and for the reporting of any problems to the immediate Supervisor.
  • Monitors and orders all feed, supplies and equipment replacement parts as defined by the Supervisor.
  • Maintains bio-security facilities according to Company guidelines.
  • Problem solve as situations arise


Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3 or more years of on-farm experience working with commercial layers or broiler breeders
  • Ability to perform minor electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and farm equipment repairs.
  • Ability to operate a tractor is required.
  • Ability to maintain machinery and poultry barn equipment.
  • Ability to work at odd hours during shipping time.
  • Computer skills are required.
  • Both a valid Canadian driver’s license as well as reliable transportation
  • A good command of written and spoken English language


Benefits:

  • Compensation – Between $18 to $25 per hour based on experience
  • Group benefit coverage after 6 months
  • Possible Housing available

Class 1 Driver

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for pre-trip vehicle inspections, and route inspections of truck and product.
  • Delivers and picks up products as required by assigned route, ensuring smooth fulfillment of daily tasks in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Responsible for loading and unloading bulk feed deliveries according to CFIA standards (including following sequencing and flushing procedures as required).
  • Maintains and updates all records and paperwork according to Company standards (i.e. Bill of lading, Inspection report (Pre-trip, En-route, Post-Trip, Trip Logs).
  • Informs Manager immediately of concerns and/or problems while helping to correct any mistakes especially regarding issues upon delivery of products.
  • Responsible for vehicle cleanliness according to Company standards and policies.
  • Responsible for verifying conveyances is up to date.
  • Responsible for all purchases applied to fuel card holder’s account.
  • Responsible for carrying the necessary and required equipment on vehicle (changes, safety gear).

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must possess a Class 1 driver’s license and air-brake certification;
  • Extensive Class 1 driving experience
  • A good command of written and spoken English language
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to operate equipment and work aids commonly used (atlases and other trip planning aids, perform brake adjustments, monitor vehicle performance        and mechanical fitness, perform emergency roadside repairs).

Assistant Production Manager

 

The Assistant Production Manager assists in ensuring smooth and efficient scheduling and delivery functions for the company by maintaining quality production and efficient transportation of products, ensuring optimal production planning and logistical coordination of all the feed being produced and delivered from the plant.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

 

  • Together with the Production Manager, direct, plan, co-ordinate, and control the sequencing and delivering of the product.
  • Maintain and ensure execution of the Production Schedule: review long-term forecasts to identify and mitigate possible capacity/material issues and recommend appropriate action.
  • Monitor personnel and/or equipment locations and utilization in order to coordinate service and schedules.
  • Breakdown, verify and process driver delivery paperwork.
  • Assign drivers to trucks and provide accurate directions to customers.
  • Advise personnel about traffic problems such as construction areas, accidents, congestion, weather conditions and other hazards.
  • Maintain accurate up to date information on delivery equipment so that drivers will know what they are driving and what is available for use at any given time during the day.
  • Create, monitor and report on weekly and monthly logistics and production key performance indicators.
  • Consult with Operators on quality issues; evaluate the overall QA performance of the manufacturing unit.
  • Assist manager with Increasing production, assessing capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary cost and maintaining current quality standards.
  • Track data for the efficiencies of the mill using appropriate software when applicable.
  • Create and maintain production and manufacturing documentation.
  • Identify relevant training needs and opportunities.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation.
  • Participate in Mill Management meetings to plan out activities in future time periods.
  • Constantly look for improvements and help implement solutions.
  • Other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

 

  • A good command of written and spoken English language.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in making decision and taking actions.
  • Management experience in a production facility
  • Working experience in logistics
  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration, Agriculture or Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of computer software applications, including Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of feed mill operations
  • Knowledge of local and federal regulations and ordinances
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

 

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