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Compass Minerals Labourer Full Time in Amherst, NS

Compass Minerals

Branch Amherst NS CA

Position:
Labourer
Location:
Amherst, NS

General labour i.e. cleaning, painting and janitorial duties. Minimum High School Diploma, post-secondary education in a related field preferred….

Labourer – (1800004X)
Description
Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature’s challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.
Summary:
We are currently seeking to fill a General Labour Position which is described below. This is a Permanent full-time position located in Amherst NS.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
  • General labour i.e. cleaning, painting and janitorial duties
  • Operate packaging equipment
  • Forklift and other heavy equipment operation
  • Loading bulk trucks
  • Dust collection duties
  • Sanitation related inspections and cleaning
  • Must be able to work at heights and confined spaces.
  • Shift work required: Flexible to work 4:00 pm – 12:00 am or 12 hour shifts, 4 shifts one week and 3 shifts the next, alternating.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum High School Diploma, post-secondary education in a related field preferred
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a warehouse environment. Preferably in a manufacturing setting
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Previous experience driving a forklift would be an asset
  • Previous experience working shift work would be an asset
  • Able to work in a warm and dusty area at times
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug testing
Competency:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Oral Communication – Developing sound written, oral & listening skills; providing accurate information on a timely basis.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction, keeps commitments. This position requires a self-motivated individual.
  • Language Skills – Fluency in English is required.
Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
Primary Location: CA-CA-Amherst
Work Locations: Amherst, NS CAN 327 Smith Road Amherst B4H 3Y4
Job: Craftworker
Organization: Salt
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job
Job Posting: May 23, 2018, 9:14:16 PM

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Amherst, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-25
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