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BASF Seasonal Canola Seed Process Operator in Lethbridge, Alberta

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

Seasonal Canola Seed Process Operator – Position ID

8 Month Contract (August – April); with the possibility of extension.


Lethbridge, AB


BASF Canada Inc. is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. Growers depend on BASF’s Seeds Division to supply a comprehensive selection of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, and seed systems. At BASF Canada Inc., our team’s commitment and dedication to Canadian agriculture is second to none.

At BASF we operate based on our CORE Values:

Creative – we embrace bold ideas for our customers and give them space to grow

Open – we foster feedback based on honesty, respect, and mutual trust

Responsible – we value the health and safety of people above all else

Entrepreneurial – we seize opportunities and think ahead


As a Seed Process Operator, you work within a team to ensure the efficient, effective, and safe operation of all equipment used in daily operations. We have multiple department areas to ensure you are placed in the perfect position, these areas are: Seed Cleaning, Treating & Packaging, Yard, and Warehouse.

Here’s what a typical day at BASF looks like in each department:

  • Yard: shipping and receiving seed from bins using conveyers and augers.

  • Cleaning: consistent inspection of machines as well as seed quality monitoring for product purity.

  • Packaging: working on a production line with attention to detail for product quality and defects.

  • Warehouse: forklift operation, shipping and receiving, and inventory management.

Employee Advantages

  • Competitive compensation

  • An award-winning work environment

  • Belonging to a team environment that celebrates success

  • On the job training

  • End of contract and performance bonuses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma

  • Class 5 Drivers License and a reliable vehicle for transport (our site is not accessible by Lethbridge Transit)

  • Availability to work 40 hours/week as well as overtime shifts when required

  • Ability to work at heights, wear a dust mask, lift loads up to 30kg, and work in varying temperatures

  • All successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check and provide references.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow set standards and procedures in a safe manner

  • Computer literate or the flexible desire to learn

  • Experience in a production environment is an asset

  • Good work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficient English communication skills to provide clear and concise instructions for team effectiveness

  • Strong problem-solving skills

Apply today to be a part of our inclusive team of diverse talent and character – in this diversity lies our greatest strength.


Primary Location : CA-AB-Lethbridge

Function : PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Job Type : Standard

Shift : Day Job

Organization : G-APU/CO-Canola Supply Lethbridge-63021919


Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-APU/NCO-North America Canola Operations-63022310

Title: Seasonal Canola Seed Process Operator

Location: CAN-AB-Lethbridge

Requisition ID: 2001778