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Field and Vegetable Crop Labourer

Date Posted: 16:41:55 2021-07-08
Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Person: T&C Enterprises Ltd. O/A Bean Sprout King
Company/Business Name: T&C Enterprises Ltd. O/A Bean Sprout King

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Company: T&C Enterprises Ltd. O/A Bean Sprout King

Business information: We grow, package and distribute bean sprouts. The products we offer include mung bean sprouts, soy sprouts and silver sprouts. We are the largest sprouts grower in B.C., servicing various businesses across the provinces that range from small to large sized wholesalers, markets, retail outlets and restaurants.

Business address: 5400 No. 6 Road, Richmond, BC, V6V 1T1

Work Location: same as above

Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

Spray or apply nutrients or plant food to plants

Monitor hydroponic water temperature

Plant seeds and process seeds (transfer, sanitize, sow)

Hand harvesting bean sprouts

Detect and report disease and health problems in bean sprout

Examine produce for quality and prepare for market

Package bean sprouts

Organize products inside cooler room

Program logic controls to start seed germination

Write daily basic progress reports

Water and tend to plants

Operation of forklift, pallet movers and lifters

Operation of processing and packaging machineries

Clean work area; clean and sanitize of all equipment and work areas to maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times

Comply to company policies

Exercise Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)


-Education: no formal education required

Knowledge of programmable logic controls an asset

Mechanical knowledge an asset

Knowledge of food safety an asset

Some knowledge of horticulture (seed germination) an asset

- Experience: experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.

- Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Large workload.

- Work Site Environment: Wet/damp, Hot, Cold/refrigerated

- Personal Suitability: Organized, Flexibility, Team player, Reliability

- Weight handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Salary: $15.20 to $17.20 hourly, 40 Hours per week.

Benefits: Uniforms are provided. Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Accommodation provided on a discounted rate.

Important Information: Flexibility on schedule is required. Shifts between: 5:00am to 2:00pm. The position requires working 8 hours per day and the working hours can vary according to the business needs and the production. Overtime may be required. 5 to 6 days of work are required per week, the working days will be on a rotational basis. Long hours will be required.

-Remote location

Apply by e-mail to: beansproutking@shaw.ca

Apply by mail to: 5400 No. 6 Road, Richmond, BC, V6V 1T1

Apply by fax to: 604-370-0023
Salary: $15.20 to $17.20 hourly, 40 Hours per week.


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