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Technical Sales Representative - AGT Foods USA – Location TBD

AGT Foods USA, a division of AGT Food and Ingredients. (TSX:AGT), is a value-added processor of pulse based ingredients such as pulse (lentils, chickpeas, beans and peas) flour, protein and fiber. AGT Foods USA Ingredient Division features one ingredient manufacturing facility in Minot ND. AGT Foods Ingredient Factory in Minot ND producers over 140,000 mt of pulse based ingredients servicing customers throughout North America and around the world.

Position:

Create and deliver distinctive value to AGT Food and Ingredients by working with division director and current sales team to develop, and deploying strategic sales planning and goal setting within the food ingredient space focusing on both consumer packaged goods companies, start-up companies and foodservice/school lunch programs. The Technical Sales Representative will work with customers on project development, general technical support, sales execution and management. The Technical Sales Representative will collaborate with AGT’s global R&D team and center in Saskatoon to drive innovation with pulse ingredients with current and new customers.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred B.S. degree with emphasis in the Food Science field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in a food ingredient sales or a sales related field
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships with current and new customers
  • Effective problem solving, negotiating, and decision making skills
  • Ability to identify market trends by linking together seemingly disparate information from the team
  • Demonstrated team work and ability to effectively collaborate
  • Relentless determination and courage to get tasks done
  • Ability to think innovatively with customers and AGT Team and generate new innovation and uses for pulse based ingredients
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with the broader team to create new products for a specific customer or for mass distribution
  • Ability to travel ~30-50% of the time
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Please forward resume and cover letter stating position applying for and salary expectations to ebartsch@agtfoods.com.

Applications are due on December 7, 2018. AGT Foods is an equal opportunity employer.


 

Current Postings

Technical Sales Representative - AGT Foods USA -Location TBD
Junior Grain Buyer - Regina, SK
Treasury and Risk Analyst - Regina, SK
Grain Accountant - Regina, SK
Executive Assistant - Regina, SK
Bagging/Warehouse Worker - St. Joseph, MB
Manager, Corporate Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Regina, SK
Food Safety Manager - Minot, ND
Super B Truck Driver - Regina/Saskatoon, SK
Desktop Support Specialist - Regina, SK
Grain Buyer - Regina, SK
Warehouse Workers/General Labourers - Wilkie, SK
General Labourers - Calgary, AB
General Labourer - Minot, ND

Junior Grain Buyer - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking a Junior Grain Buyer to join our Regina Head Office team.

Responsibilities:

  • Inbound and outbound calling to producers
  • Administration of contract compliance, filing and data entry
  • Administration of appropriate and accurate documentation
  • Prospecting and gathering grower information on seeded acres and on farm inventory
  • Various other duties as required

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) required
  • Sound administration and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Work on own initiative with minimum supervision

Please e-mail jobs.ca@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Treasury and Risk Analyst - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking a Treasury and Risk Analyst to join our Regina Head Office team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Administrator on numerous bank accounts
  • Correspond with bank on numerous financial initiatives including draw downs, LIBOR swaps, etc.
  • Coordinate weekly factoring submissions with subsidiaries and the bank
  • Coordinate and consolidate cash flow management submissions from subsidiaries
  • Ensure interest, distributions and dividends are completed in accordance with scheduled dates
  • Prepare monthly interest reasonability analysis
  • Correspond with internal and external counterparties to ensure complete and accurate submissions for insurance and property taxes
  • Preparation of various journal entries
  • Electronically review and approve journal entries for various subsidiaries
  • Assist with completion of certain subsidiaries consolidation schedules
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and initiatives as required

Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Professional accounting designation
  • Prefer one to five years of post-designation experience
  • Similar, related levels of job experience may be considered
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills and attention to planning, process, and detail
  • Must be a self-starter with a positive, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience in the Agricultural industry, preferred, but not required
  • Experience in FX management an asset
  • Criminal record check to be completed

Please e-mail jobs.ca@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations. Salary to be determined based on education and experience.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Grain Accountant - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking a Grain Accountant to join our Regina Head Office team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Prepare journal entries
  • Perform the monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate electronic payments and entry of foreign exchange contracts and corresponding general ledger entries
  • Perform reconciliation of all bank accounts and book required journal entries for each transaction
  • Perform monthly bag inventory reconciliation – book to physical
  • Prepare monthly accrual entries and mark-to-market on balance sheet (AR/AP)
  • Conduct quarterly internal control testing
  • Assist with year-end audit requests
  • Assist in the evaluation and enhancement of existing processes
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and initiatives as required

Skills & Abilities Required:

  • University degree or diploma, specializing in accounting
  • Willingness to enroll in a professional designation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills and attention to planning, process, and detail
  • Must be a self-starter with a positive, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience in the Agricultural industry, preferred, but not required
  • Experience in FX management an asset
  • Criminal record check to be completed

Please email jobs.ca@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations. Salary to be determined based on education and experience..

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Executive Assistant - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our Regina Head Office team. The Executive Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the Executive Management Team and other senior management members. 

Job Duties

  • Provide direct administrative and office management support to all members of the executive team, as directed
  • Maintain work schedules and calendars of executive management, particularly the CEO/President
  • Prepare travel schedules, book travel arrangements, and make reservations for senior management and executive staff
  • Coordinate logistics of executive team programs including meetings, seminars, workshops, special projects, and events
  • Review all documents, reports, and correspondence prepared for executive signatures for format, content, grammar, spelling and make edits as necessary
  • Prepare draft reports, background documentation, and research
  • Receive and screen all inbound telephone calls, e-mails, and visitors for the executive office
  • Complete expense reports, pay invoices, and other related duties
  • Take and transcribe dictation notes
  • Prepare and review presentations
  • Other duties shall be assigned as required

Requirements

  • Post-Secondary School diploma an asset
  • 5-7 years experience in an Administrative role preferred
  • Strong knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Keen attention to details
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Resourceful and flexible
  • Proven organizational and time management skills

AGT Foods offers competitive salary packages, an engaging work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to jobs.ca@agtfoods.com.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Manager, Corporate Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Regina, SK

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. is looking for a Manager, Corporate Food Safety and Quality Assurance to join our global head office team in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Main Functions

  • Provides direction and ensures implementation of quality and food safety management systems across AGT facilities
  • Drives initiatives for compliance and Continuous Process Improvement of quality and food safety programs 
  • Keeps up on changes of applicable industry issues and regional/global food safety regulations & trends
  • Verifies quality and food safety management systems activities are implemented across AGT’s global facilities

 

Competency Requirements

  • Expertise on quality and food safety management systems standards (FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, Gluten-Free, FSMA) and product-identity standards (Kosher, HALAL, Organic, Non-GMO)
  • Capable of writing and implementing Corporate Policies
  • Capable of developing Risk Analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Capable of Developing and executing plans including holding others accountable
  • In-depth understanding of applicable regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA, CFIA)
  • Minimum 5-year experience in supervisory or managerial role in food industry 
  • Supervisory experience of Hazard Risk Analysis and SWOT Analysis 
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills 
  • Capable of presenting a professional image of AGT Foods to Customers, Auditors and Visitors
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Understands and can teach principles of Continual Process Improvement
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science, Food Science, Agriculture, or related science program 

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures effective implementation of quality and food safety management system (QFSMS) programs across AGT facilities
  • Provides guidance on facilitating investigations, corrective actions, and internal auditing
  • Ensures Management Reviews are conducted as per defined frequency; prepares agenda, presentation and minutes of Management Review
  • Networks with industry partners, regulatory bodies, and customers to identify trends and threats relating to product quality and safety 
  • Chairs Corporate Food Safety Team, supports facility/regional Food Safety Managers, Regularly communicates with Facility Managers, Division/Regional/Group Operations Managers, Research and Development Director, and Director of Operations to understand facility issues affecting quality and food safety, identify action items applicable to the facility to comply with QFS requirements
  • Ensures document lifecycle is maintained across AGT facilities; reviews and approves Corporate Food Safety documents 
  • Provides structure and guidance on execution of QFS programs suitable to AGT facilities 
  • Ensures HACCP Plans are validated and verified in applicable AGT facilities 
  • Leads Corporate FS audit team to conduct facility audits and inspections as per defined frequency and as needed
  • Acts as audit guide during third party audits, as necessary;  ensures each facility has a competent audit guide  
  • Monitors and tracks QFS performance (KPI’s) of AGT facilities 
  • Collects and reports KPI’s across all facilities
  • Uses KPI’s to establish benchmarks to facilities
  • Shares best practices between facilities
  • Drives programs for improvement of compliance with QFSMS 
  • Trains and motivates Food Safety Team to effectively execute tasks assigned to Food Safety 
  • Ensures that facilities are achieving Continual Process Improvement

 

Key Initial Deliverables

  • Within first 3 months:  Identifies strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of QFSMS  
  • Creates collaborative team ethic amongst QFSMS colleagues
  • Visit all North American facilities and report the state of the FS and QA at each facility
  • Within first 6 months:  Standardizes food safety reporting, bench marking, and documentation across operations
  • Develop a plan to implement a Basic HACCP program at all Non-FSSC22000 facilities
  • Within first 12 months:  Ensures resources are determined and allocated for implementation of QFSMS
  • Develop a plan and budget for the following calendar year

Please e-mail jobs.ca@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations by September 28, 2018.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Food Safety Manager - Minot, ND

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. is looking for a Food Safety Manager to join our team in Minot, North Dakota.

Main Functions

  • Manages, verifies, and ensures effective implementation of quality and food safety management systems (QFSMS) in the facility
  • Determines and implements initiatives for compliance and improvement of quality and food safety programs in the facility
  • Provides direction and ensures implementation of quality and food safety management systems across AGT facilities
  • Drives initiatives for compliance and Continuous Process Improvement of quality and food safety programs 
  • Keeps up on changes of applicable industry issues and regional/global food safety regulations & trends

 

Competency Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science, Food Science, Agriculture, or any related science program
  • Minimum 3-year experience in supervisory or managerial role in food industry  
  • High level of knowledge and understanding on quality and food safety management systems standards (FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, Gluten-Free, FSMA) and product-identity standards (Kosher, HALAL, Organic, NonGMO)
  • High level of understanding of applicable regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA, CFIA) 
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Capable of conducting facility Hazard Risk Analysis and SWOT Analysis 
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Capable of writing and implementing Facility Policies
  • Capable of developing Risk Analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Capable of Developing and executing plans including holding others accountable.
  • In-depth understanding of applicable regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA, CFIA) 
  • Understands and can teach principles of Continual Process Improvement
  • Capable of presenting a professional image of AGT Foods to Customers, Auditors and Visitors.
  • Understands and can teach principles of Continual Process Improvement

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures effective implementation of quality and food safety management system (QFSMS) programs in the facility 
  • Leads team in facilitating investigations, corrective actions, and internal auditing
  • Manages document lifecycle in the facility 
  • Identifies strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of QFSMS in the facility 
  • Ensures (Group/Facility) Management Reviews are conducted as per defined frequency, prepares agenda, presentation and minutes of Management Review.  
  • Gathers KPI reports, monitors and tracks QFS performance (KPI’s) of facility to report to Top Management  
  • Acts as key contact for QA/FS in the facility to liaise with customers and partners regarding quality and food safety concerns; ensures timely completion of customer questionnaires, document requests, inquiries, and complaints 
  • In collaboration with Purchasing and Customer Relations, manages Supplier Quality Management program 
  • Tracks and monitors completion of action items arising from internal deviations (CARs), customer complaints (CSCARs), internal and external audits (CAPA), and other action items; and verifies effectiveness of implementation   
  • Chairs Facility Food Safety Team and ensures continuous training is provided to Facility Food Safety Team members 
  • Regularly communicates with Facility Manager, Operations Manager, Research and Development Director, and Director of Operations to gather inputs on issues affecting quality and food safety, and identify action items applicable to the facility to comply with QFS requirements
  • Ensures HACCP Plan is validated and verified in applicable AGT facilities 
  • Leads Plant FS audit team to conduct facility audits and inspections as per defined frequency and as needed
  • Reviews and approves QFSMS documents that are created from Corporate Food Safety and/or local Food Safety
  • Acts as audit guide during third party audits 
  • Trains and motivates Food Safety Coordinators and Food Safety Team to effectively execute tasks assigned to Food Safety 
  • Ensures resources are determined and reported to Operations Manager for implementation of QFSMS in the facility 
  • Leads the process of Continual Process improvement at the plant level
  • Uphold a quality-conscious and food-safe culture

 

Key Initial Deliverables

  • Within first 3 months:  Identifies strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of QFSMS
  • Within first 6 months:  Standardizes food safety reporting, bench marking, and documentation for facility
  • Within first 12 months: Develop a plan and budget for Food Safety department for the following calendar year

Please e-mail jobs@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations by September 28, 2018.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


   

Super B Truck Driver - Regina/Saskatoon, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is looking for a Full Time Super B Truck Driver to join our team.

Main Function

  • Responsible for the operation of AGT Foods tractor trailer power unit(s) and handling various chassis/intermodal/equipment loaded or empty in tractor trailer trucking service
  • Operation of various heavy equipment required for yard maintenance and container handling
  • Provide truck and chassis maintenance to the extent possible
  • Assists the Truck Driver Coordinator in the operation and equipment supply at AGT Foods compounds

Description of Work Performed

  • Truck driver will work closely with the various rail inter modal ramps and equipment providers
  • Develops and implements good coordination and professional working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Operates the equipment to load and off load containers
  • Provides container chassis maintenance
  • Maintain daily work and log book records
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or equivalence or suitable work related experience
  • Must have class 1 license with air brake endorsement
  • Must provide current drivers abstract
  • Must be able to pass drug testing
  • Must have the ability to work quickly, accurately, and independently

Competitive wages, benefits and overtime available.

Please e-mail jobs.ca@agtfoods.com and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations. 

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

 

Desktop Support Specialist - Regina, SK

AGT Foods is seeking a full-time Desktop Support Specialist to join our global support team at our office in Regina, SK.

Desktop Support Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Providing both on-site and remote users with technical support for PC’s, mobile phones, tablets, printers, copiers, fax machines, phone systems and other devices
  • Responding to helpdesk tickets and resolving or escalating as required
  • Creating and supporting user accounts, along with email and security group memberships
  • Imaging computers, installing software, configuring printers and peripherals, preventive maintenance

Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Formal education (college/university) and/or certifications a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office, Exchange, Active Directory, Apple, Android
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot issues
  • Some lifting required (computers, monitors, etc)
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • 2-3 years recent experience

Email jobs.it@agtfoods.com with resume attached, including references and salary expectations.


 

 

Grain Buyer - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking a Grain Buyer to join our Regina Procurement Team. 

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, confident individual with a deep knowledge of the Ag industry in Western Canada.

This person will assist the buying group in the day-to-day planning and coordination of special crop purchasing and deliveries.

Depending on qualifications and experience, the following items may be the Grain Buyer’s key or shared areas of focus:

  • Inbound and outbound calling to producers (cold calling is required)
  • Issuing grain purchase contracts
  • Administration of contract compliance (signatures) and filing
  • Administration of appropriate and accurate documentation
  • Prospecting and gathering grower information on seeded acres and on farm inventory
  • Various other duties as required

The successful candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skills using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) required
  • Sound administration and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Work on own initiative with minimum supervision

Please forward resume and cover letter stating the position you are applying for and salary expectations to jobs.ca@agtfoods.com.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

 

Warehouse Workers/General Labourers - Wilkie, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is seeking Warehouse Workers/General Labourers to join our Wilkie, SK team.

Duties

  • Loading/prepping containers/trailers for export
  • Basic warehouse duties
  • General housekeeping duties

Skills & Abilities

  • Applicant should be punctual, reliable and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic computer skills would be an asset
  • Applicant must have valid Class 5 drivers license
  • Experience operating a semi would be an asset

Please fax resume and cover letter to 306-843-2131 or apply in person at our Wilkie plant.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

 

 

General Labourers - Calgary, AB

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is looking for labourers to join our team at our South East Calgary, AB location.

Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and unloading of peas/lentils/beans and other crops
  • Loading containers with bulk grain
  • Grading and binning grain accordingly
  • Operating grain handling equipment and machinery including shunt trucks and skid steers
  • Perform basic yard maintenance, repair and housekeeping duties
  • Follow all prescribed corporate SOP’s, safety procedures and training manuals
  • Other duties as assigned

Employment Requirements:

  • Previous grain handling or agricultural experience would be an asset
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors year-round
  • Punctual and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Able to lift in excess of 25kg 

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.

Please email rshaw@agtfoods.com with resume attached.


 

 

General Labourer / Warehouse Worker - Minot, ND

AGT Foods USA, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is looking for full-time General Labourers / Warehouse Workers to join its team at its location in Minot, ND.

Duties:

  • loading containers of bagged product for export
  • operating automated bagging and processing equipment in shipping areas
  • basic warehouse duties
  • must follow all policies as developed in the Food Safety Program
  • certain individuals will be responsible for Housekeeping / Sanitation program on a weekly basis
  • must perform all basic housekeeping and re-processing functions throughout the facility as needed

Applicant should be punctual, reliable and able to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Please forward resume and cover letter stating the position you are applying for to jobsminot@agtfoods.com or apply in person at our Minot facility.


   

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.

For more information about careers with AGT Foods, contact us at jobs@agtfoods.com.