Grain Shipper Receiver

LocationJohnstown, Ontario
DepartmentQuality Assurance
Reports ToQuality Assurance Manager
Position Overview

A Grain Shipper Receiver is part of an operating team responsible for receiving corn and shipping DDG or wet grains in a safe and efficient manner.  Essential duties are carried out in a team-based atmosphere with a culture of openness and respect.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Adheres to and fully complies with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures and Legislation (regulatory requirements)
  • Operation of process equipment related to corn receiving and grain loading, including the monitoring of equipment using a combination of computer displays, meters, gauges, and recording devices.
  • Operation of front-end loader, sweeper, Manitou and mobile rail car mover
  • Issuing of Work Permits for lock out/tag out, safe work, hot work, confined space, excavation, etc. This includes oversight of Maintenance and Contractor personnel working in the area
  • Ensure safe storage, handling, and shipping of all food, feed ingredients and compliance with relevant food, and feed safety requirements
  • Calculate, document and communicate the DDG inventory on a daily basis
  • Perform all operator maintenance PM’s of mobile and fixed equipment
  • Performs start-up, shutdown, and other procedures
  • Directs drivers to position their vehicles for efficient loading and unloading
  • Record data, actions, incidents, instructions, etc., in written or computerized format
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of work area: grain and DDG storage areas, wet pad, rail building and equipment, and all associated roadways. Assists with spills cleanup when necessary
  • Reports problems and provide technical troubleshooting expertise in the correction of operational issues
  • Identify work to be done on area equipment and complete appropriate Service Request in Maximo
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of, and familiarity with, current procedures in all areas of plant for which he/she is qualified
  • Responsible for reviewing log books for period absent from work
  • Actively participates in continuous plant improvements, specifically with personal development.
Skills & Qualifications
  • High School diploma
  • Demonstrated equivalent work experience preferred
  • Related experience in grain handling equipment operation would be an asset
  • Mechanical ability and an A-Z license with familiarity regarding heavy equipment would be an asset
  • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding, including work at heights
  • Ability to speak French or understand French would be an asset
  • Proficiency with standard computer hardware and applications
  • Adequate numeracy skills (including units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals).
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and open to change while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities.