Operations Assistant - Development Program

Richardson International

Operations Assistant - Development Program

Competition Number
Richardson International
Description of Position / skills Required

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Richardson has more than 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.


We currently have an excellent opportunity at our Richardson processing facilities located across Canada.  The successful Operations Assistant will be a self-starter who is results oriented and able to work independently as well as part of a team-based production environment.



Through this full time program, the Operations Assistant will relocate to multiple facilities enhancing their formal education and gaining exposure to processing operations through: 

  • In depth plant and equipment experience

  • Hands on operation

  • Understanding and meeting production targets/customer specifications

  • Root cause investigation and proactive process improvement


Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.


Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate of an Operations Management, Construction Management, or an Engineering Technologist program at a post-secondary institution.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong mechanical interest and aptitude

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of peers

  • Strong leadership and presentation skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and mechanical problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated computer experience within a Windows based environment


Job Location
Lethbridge, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time
How to Apply

If you’re interested in the opportunity to join a successful, dynamic and growing organization, candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/careersby March 23, 2023.