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Grain Inspection Assistant

Winnipeg, MB
Full Time
5 hours ago

1.1 Under supervision, to render to customers and Grain Inspectors, commodity inspection services which are timely, safe, legal, ethical, and effective; to perform the necessary volume measurements, temperature measurements, sampling, calculations, documentation, and reporting which ensure that the customer receives an independent, accurate, and complete assessment of quantity and quality of material.


2.1 To assist in the preparation and organization of grain inspection jobs so that services are rendered, and reports and samples are submitted, in a timely manner.

2.2 To attend commodity material movements involving loading and unloading of rail cars or trucks.

2.3 To perform routine equipment calibration, verification, and function checks.

2.4 Under supervision, to perform, by specified methodology, visual observation, volume measurement, temperature measurement, and sampling of commodity materials contained or conveyed in railcars or trucks.

2.5 To communicate and coordinate with loading facilities and Intertek grain inspection personnel to promote the smooth exercise of duties assigned.

2.6 To verify and communicate the results obtained, and to make the entries into the appropriate media, whether print or electronic, required ensuring the validity and traceability of the information.

2.7 To maintain work areas, records, and equipment in a clean, organized, and functional condition.

2.8 To assist in the monitoring of the availability of supplies needed for the above processes.

2.9 To participate in the inspection, quality system application by utilizing approved online and printed materials and/or materials supplied by Intertek management.

2.10 To carry out the above responsibilities, and all others which may be assigned, in a manner demonstrating support for and adherence to the Company's Safety Policy and Procedures, Quality Policy and Procedures, Ethics Policy, Environmental Management System, Vision and Strategy, and to exercise good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy in so doing.


3.1 In the formal (organizational chart) sense, the position of Assistant Grain Inspector carries no personnel responsibility or authority.

3.3 The Assistant Grain Inspector has no supervisory responsibility or authority in the training of less experienced employees, but will participate in any reasonable aspects of training as directed by the Grain Inspector onsite.


4.1 The position reports directly to the Branch Manager-Winnipeg. Regardless of reporting lines, the position will cooperate fully with all Branch, Area, and Regional departments in dealing with the assigned responsibilities.

4.2 The position communicates directly with the Manager-Inspection Operations in the day to day operations and in communication of work assignments and direction. The position also communicates directly with the onsite Grain Inspector in communication of work direction.


5.1 The Assistant Grain Inspector must have a grasp of basic mathematics and computer skills, and must, in the opinion of the hiring authority, be trainable in the practical aspects of the job. The Assistant Grain Inspector must evidence a reasonable degree of grading experience and knowledge as determined to be acceptable by the Branch Manager.

5.2 The Assistant Grain Inspector must be physically able to do the work required, and cannot have fear of heights or of confined spaces.

5.3 The Assistant Grain Inspector should have a positive attitude, a high tolerance for job pressure and the ability for working and communicating with persons of diverse personalities and backgrounds.


6.1 The Assistant Grain Inspector will work towards the ultimate completion of the Grain Inspector Training program as outlined by the Branch.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

Weoffer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, RRSP plan, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to disability, race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.