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Operator Level 1


Saskatoon, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada


Virtex Grain Exchange

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Crop Production

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Virtex Grain Exchange Ltd.


Operator Level 1

Excellent Entry Level Career Opportunity With Minimum Experience


Located 10 km North of Saskatoon, Virtex is a farmer owned Non-GMO Canola Processing Facility. Our commitment is to produce and sell quality, value added food products from our farmers to the meet the needs of consumers. This is an excellent opportunity to start on the ground floor with a growing company.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our operations team as an entry level Operator 1.




  • This is an entry level position which can lead to advancement to Process Operator which is a higher level of responsibility of operating equipment for crush seed preparation and refinery process areas of our facility. 
  • Work with process operators and plant management to assist in the smooth operational running of the crush plant at various manual activities including maintenance, cleaning, and general labor.
  • Conduct in process quality control laboratory tests, enters data into the electronic data system and operates the HMI in the plant.
  • Shipping/receiving – seed, meal, oil, miscellaneous
  • Forklift operation, grain handling auger, scissor lift, skid steer
  • Participates in shift/team activities including complying with best practices, standard operating procedures, maintenance, and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Participates in job-related training as required.




  • The ideal applicant will have strong mechanical aptitude, with good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good health and ability to work in a physically challenging environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills enabling multi-tasking, prioritizing work, and exercising initiative to ensure an efficient and quality level of service
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, e-mail), comfortable with learning new computer programs.
  • Able to develop strong and effective working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Learns and follows safety policies including lock out procedures, hot work permits, confined space entry etc.




  • Previous experience in a canola/food processing an asset but not required.
  • Previous training with forklifts and other mobile equipment would be helpful.
  • A proven team player and an ability to work well with others, communication, problem solving, decision making, critical thinking.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and willing to take initiative.


JOB TYPE: Full Time, Permanent

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Job Post Date: 07/26/22
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