BASF Seed Processing - Lethbridge - 8 Month Contract in Lethbridge, Alberta

At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018 .

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. Our team’s commitment and dedication to Canadian agriculture is second to none.

The Lethbridge facility is a state of the art processing facility and we are looking for individuals to join our team in the following temporary full time seasonal positions:

  • Seed Cleaning Operators

  • Seed Treating & Packaging Operators

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Work within a team environment to fulfill the demands of the production schedule

  • Ensure the efficient, effective and safe operation of all equipment employed for the cleaning, treating, packaging, and shipping of canola seed

  • Operate equipment (pallet wrappers, fillers, packaging labelers, etc.) in a safe and conscientious manner

  • Wear the supplied, appropriate personal protective equipment

  • Follow standard operating procedures & proper work methods in accordance with EHS Safety Standards

  • Successful candidates will be available to work 40 hours/week on various shift schedules from Monday to Friday

  • There will be expectations of overtime during peak production periods including occasional weekends

  • Participation in a shift rotation with other Seed Processing Operators / Production employees may be required


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • High School Diploma is required

  • A valid class 5 or higher driver’s license and reliable vehicle for transportation is required

  • Experience in a processing or manufacturing facility is preferred. Experience is Seed processing is an asset

  • A minimum of intermediate level of English language skills, written and spoken

  • Able to work at heights, wear a dust mask as required, lift loads up to 30kg and work in production areas where the temperature will vary depending on time of year

  • Computer literate. Experience with SAP software would be considered an asset

  • Prior forklift experience is an asset. willing to train.

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to resolve equipment or production delays requiring some independent judgment and problem-solving abilities

  • Self-motivated, and a positive attitude; excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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

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

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN-Agricultural Solutions North America-60000060

Title: Seed Processing - Lethbridge - 8 Month Contract

Location: CAN-AB-Lethbridge

Requisition ID: 1803356