Production Plant - Front End Loader Equipment Operator

Edmonton, AB Full-time
Hydrofarm LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
Hydrofarm is a leading distributor and manufacturer of hydroponics equipment and supplies for controlled environment agriculture, including high intensity grow lights, climate control solutions, and growing media, as well as a broad portfolio of innovative and proprietary branded products. For over 40 years, Hydrofarm has helped growers make growing easier and more productive. And while we have been around for over four decades, we’re not done yet! We continue to grow and expand our operations - bringing the best talent and capabilities to keep pace with our aspirations in the market.

Our mission is to empower growers, farmers and cultivators with products that enable greater quality, efficiency, consistency, and speed in their grow projects.

Aurora Peat Products produces professional grade Canadian Sphagnum peat moss products that enhance crop productivity and overall growing media quality for a wide range of industries and uses such as: soil mixes for the horticulture market, soil conditioners, mushroom casing material, general vegetable gardening, cannabis, and reforestation seedlings. We are a leader in promoting sustainability within our environment and industry.  We believe that people matter most - because our people drive our business, engage with our customers, and continue transform our company.

More information? Check us out - If you are aligned with our mission and beliefs, let's connect.

We are currently looking for Loader Operator - Full Time - Edmonton Location

Please note we will be accepting application through Christmas and New Year with interviews commencing after the holiday season in January of 2023.

On a daily basis this person will be responsible for:

  • Working safely and in accordance with OH&S procedures and guidelines
  • Experience with front end loaders mandatory for moving and loading of peat moss
  • Keeping production line moving in accordance with the daily schedule 
  • Performing routine maintenance and inspection on equipment
  • Operating other equipment such as skid steer, forklift, loader w/forks to assist other areas of the plant
  • Regular housekeeping in work area and duties as assigned by supervisors
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Other duties as required
To be able to achieve those responsibilities we are looking for the following characteristics:

  • Experience operating front end loaders
  • Knowledge of various agriculture equipment
  • Self-starter, willing to learn, and strong work ethic
  • Good communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Understands safe work practices
  • Punctual & Reliable

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