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Seasonal Material Handler - Farmers Business Network

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Job Title
Seasonal Material Handler
Job Location
Saskatoon, SK
Job Description
 

THE COMPANY 

Farmers Business Network® (FBN®) is on a mission to power the prosperity of family farmers and rural communities around the world, transforming how the world farms with an integrated, technology-enabled agricultural platform. 

We offer high ROI farm inputs, fintech and sustainability products and services powered by network data, and farm-tested insights from our global farmer community. Our platform helps FBN® members make confident decisions to ensure the economic viability of their farms, while also empowering them to be a part of the solution as the global community confronts its most pressing issues: providing food security for a growing population, transitioning to more sustainable agriculture, and responding to climate change. 

We are a dynamic, innovative, and mission-driven AgTech company that offers competitive compensation. We are backed by top investors, including Fidelity, ADM, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. We have been featured in these articles by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, and were also named "One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" by Fast Company Magazine. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

We are looking for a diligent, organized, hard-working candidate who will help with the movement of chemical inventory for a central distribution warehouse. The Material Handler performs all the functions of the warehouse and ensures smooth operations of warehouse activities. This includes unload/load, pick/putaway, cleaning/housekeeping, and other tasks as needed. Schedule is determined by workflow and business needs, this may include overtime, weekends, and short days, as needed. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

● Approach each work day with a safety first mindset. Report all defects, accidents, near misses or violations. 

● Comply with Company Attendance and Tardy policies. 

● Movement of product using powered industrial vehicles (forklifts, electric pallet jacks, etc…) and/or manual pallet jack as well as by hand in building pallets. 

● General warehouse labor to include but not limited to: sweeping floors, trash removal, clean equipment, floor marking tape and other housekeeping duties as assigned. 

● Ensure orders are correctly picked (pallet/tote/case), staged, and ready for delivery. 

● Unload inbound trailers to include the breakdown of pallets and ensure correct receipt of products. 

● Verify outbound orders are correct before shipping. 

● Load outbound trailers and any vehicles transporting FBN material. 

● Monitoring the inventory and work areas including: receipt, pick, pack, ship and return of product. 

● Conduct regular inventory cycle counts. 

● Complete Warehouse Inspection sheets daily, prior to equipment use.

● Comply with warehousing rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures to include use of cell phones, wearable technology, and dress code/ppe requirements. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES & QUALIFICATIONS 

● 2+ years working warehouse experience with verifiable forklift skills. 

● Ability to effectively manage time with a sense of urgency to meet delivery deadlines. 

● Ability to demonstrate the safe and efficient operation of Stand-up, Sit-down, end rider pallet forklifts and manual pallet jacks. 

● Must be willing to be trained in AWSA protocols, WHMIS and TDG.

● Ability to lift up to 55 lbs safely throughout the shift. 

● Knowledge of the safety documentation processes for handling issues related to warehouse activities (MSDS, Equipment Checklist, BOL). 

● Steel-Toed Shoes required. No toe caps. 


PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS 

● Working understanding of WMS systems. 

● Knowledge of safe hazardous material handling. 

● Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc). 


***Prior experience moving, stacking, and unstacking bulk liquid products in a high volume environment. 

Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Farmers Business Network Headquarters Location

San Carlos, CA

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Farmers Business Network Company Size

Between 500 - 2,000 employees

Farmers Business Network Founded Year

2014

Farmers Business Network Total Amount Raised

$917,899,968

Farmers Business Network Funding Rounds

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  • Series G

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series G

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $175,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $175,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $110,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $110,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $3,300,000 USD

  • Series A

    $3,300,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,600,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,600,000 USD

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