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Documentation Coordinator - Regina,SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc. is seeking a Documentation Coordinator to join our Head Office in Regina, SK. The Documentation Coordinator will assist the Documentation Manager to look after all aspects of contract execution, including preparing export documentation, maintaining risk management programs, and providing customer service.

Responsibilities

  • Creating and providing legal documentation for export shipments globally
  • Providing daily customer service
  • Maintaining risk management programs, including letters of credit
  • Maintaining reporting for the Documentation Manager
  • Various other duties as required

Skills & Abilities

  • Detail oriented with exceptional prioritizing abilities
  • Highly motivated, independent self-starter
  • Superior organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft office products
  • Direct grain and/or export documentation is preferred
  • Strong background in document tracking or logistics is an asset

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

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

Current Postings

Documentation Coordinator - Regina,SK
Administrative Assistant - Assiniboia, SK
Facility Assistant - Aylesbury, SK
Software Developer - Regina, SK
Food Safety Coordinator - Regina, SK
Logistics Coordinator - Regina, SK
Food Safety Manager - Minot, ND
Super B Truck Driver - Regina/Saskatoon, SK
General Labourer - Minot, ND

Administrative Assistant - Assiniboia, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to join our team at our Assiniboia, SK location.

Responsibilities

  • Answering telephone system 
  • Greeting visitors
  • Filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning
  • Receive, sort and distribute mail and faxes
  • Sending and receiving courier packages
  • Entering grain receipts for incoming product
  • Data entry and work flow coordination for producer contracts and product samples 
  • Providing assistance to other various departments
  • Various other administrative duties as required

Skills & Abilities

  • Previous reception/admin assistant experience
  • Ability to multi-task with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

This is a part time position with the potential for full time.

Please contact Mike Romanow via email at mromanow@agtfoods.com or in person (300 Fraser Drive).

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 



Facility Assistant - Aylesbury, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc., is looking for a Facility Assistant to join our team at our Aylesbury, SK location.

As the Facility Assistant, you will be responsible for tasks associated with receiving, processing and shipping of grain and/or special crops, as well as general labour in and around the facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take grain samples for quality analysis
  • Prepare, weigh and load railcars and trucks for shipment
  • Prepare shipping documentation and maintain grain samples
  • Receive and record product including quality, damages or shortages
  • Perform Housekeeping and warehouse duties
  • Travel as needed to other AGT Foods locations

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Previous grain and/or special crops experience is considered an asset
  • Must possess a valid class 5 drivers license
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work and travel to LMR locations
  • Ability to work outside in adverse conditions
  • Must be able to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Must be able to work any day and/or shift including weekends and holidays
  • Must be familiar with MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Applicant should be punctual, reliable and able to work with minimal 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.


 



Software Developer - Regina, SK

AGT Foods is seeking a Junior/Intermediate Software Developer to join our Head Office team in Regina, SK in the position of Application and Solutions Developer. This position reports to the Manager, Applications and Systems Development.

You will be working as part of a small team developing new and maintaining existing web applications used by both internal employees and external users. You will be developing responsive web applications in an Agile/Iterative approach. Since we are a small team, you will be expected to be self-motivated, to be able to work well to achieve your goals with a minimum of supervision, and to be able to work directly with subject matter experts when required. Depending on the skills you bring to the position and your areas of interest, there will be opportunities to contribute also in other related areas.

Required Skills

  • Experience building web applications using HTML, CSS and JS.
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks such as Vue.js, React or Angular
  • Experience with RESTful web services

Preference may be given to candidates who have:

  • Experience with PHP frameworks (Laravel, Symfony) or Node.js
  • Strong understanding of Git (Bitbucket) or other version control systems
  • Experience dealing directly with end users and/or business analysts to design solutions.
  • Experience in working effectively with a minimum of supervision
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience integrating with a variety of web APIs
  • Knowledge of agricultural systems

AGT Foods (agtfoods.com) is one of the largest suppliers of value-added pulses, staple foods and food ingredients in the world. We buy lentils, peas, beans and chickpeas from farmers around our 40+ facilities located in the best pulse growing regions in Canada, the United States, Turkey, Australia, China and South Africa and ship our products to over 120 countries around the globe. Our Applications and Solutions development team is a small centralized team that works with our internal business analysts and users to define, build, and maintain solutions based around our internal and external Web Applications and our Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system.

Please email jobs.it@agtfoods.com with resume attached. Please include references and salary expectations.

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

 



Food Safety Coordinator - Regina, SK

AGT Foods is looking for a Full Time Food Safety Coordinator to join our Regina Head Office team. Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Food Safety, the Food Safety Coordinator will support the North American facilities with respect to food safety and quality objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures implementation of quality and food safety management system programs
  • Reviews and verifies quality and food safety records
  • Maintains document lifecycle in the facility
  • Participates in the review of hazard analysis and critical control point following HACCP principles
  • Initiates investigation activities triggered by internal non-conformances, customer complaints, and audits
  • Able to manage food safety system documentation
  • Coordinates with key personnel to identify actions to be taken to address food safety issues
  • Conducts facility audits and inspections as per defined frequency and as needed
  • Acts as audit guide during third party audits
  • Ensures the facility’s inspection readiness
  • Coordinates QFSMS issues during food safety meetings and toolbox meetings
  • Prepares quality and food safety data for trend analysis and monitoring
  • Participates in other validation and verification activities, as needed
  • Performs any other tasks assigned by the Corporate Food Safety Manager
  • Uphold a quality-conscious and food-safe culture

Competency Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science, Food Science, Agriculture, or any equivalent related science program
  • Above average knowledge and understanding of applicable quality and food safety management systems standards (GFSI, FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, Gluten-Free); product-specific standards (Kosher, HALAL, Organic, NonGMO)
  • Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Strong analytical and logical reasoning
  • Possesses a proactive mind set and able to anticipate business risks
  • Has a strong understanding of food safety risk assessments
  • Possesses a strong communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of wet and dry milling
  • Auditing experience will be an asset
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Capable of conducting Investigations for quality and food safety related issues
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Capable of presenting a professional image of AGT Foods to Customers, Auditors and Visitors

AGT Foods values and supports employment equity in the workplace.


 

 



Logistics Coordinator - Regina, SK

AGT Foods, a division of Alliance Pulse Processors Inc. is seeking a Full Time Logistics Coordinator to join our Regina Head Office. 

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team focused atmosphere to help move our products from producer to the world. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Contract execution 
  • Assisting with bookings (inland and ocean freight) 
  • Inventory management 
  • Various other duties as required 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Highly motivated, independent self-starter 
  • Superior organizational, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft office products 
  • Direct grain and/or export documentation is preferred but not required.
  • Strong background in document tracking or logistics is an asset 

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. 


 



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

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.


 

 

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 jobs.minot@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.