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Seasonal Transportation Associate


Based in Brandon, Manitoba, we synthesize and blend nitrogen, phosphate, and sulfur products with ammonia, which we market primarily in the prairie provinces of Canada and the northern United States. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, we employ approximately 260 dedicated team members. Our fundamental commitment to safety, health, and environmental stewardship drives all our processes.

A subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest private companies, Koch Fertilizer’s global operations leverage Market-Based Management® to create long-term value for customers and society. By focusing on long-term value creation, we promote a challenging and rewarding environment for our professional and highly respected employees.

Koch Fertilizer Canada, ULC is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual to join the team as a Seasonal Transportation Associate to contribute to the organization’s value creation capabilities. This role offers a fast-paced working environment and opportunities for career development within our growing organization! You are able to develop and grasp opportunities to see your career take off!


In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, successful applicants will be hired into this position at $18.59/hour. All overtime is paid at double time.

The length of this position may extend up to nine (9) months; recurring terms as well as permanent employment opportunities are also available based on the value you create!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Load trucks and rail cars with finished products for distribution
  • Adhere to all in-place safety measures and procedures
  • Operate and monitor irrigation equipment
  • Operate farm tractors, portable and stationary pumps
  • Lay out and remove irrigation pipes
  • Perform grass cutting with push mowers, trimmers, and ride-on mowers and general yard maintenance/cleanup
  • Utilize communication (verbal & written) and possess the manual dexterity required to use a desktop computer with a basic knowledge of Microsoft programs
  • Operate a pay loader in dry-loading areas as required
  • Perform detailed tasks with satisfactory attitude and job performance
  • Demonstrate organization and time management skills with a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Demonstrate initiative, with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Perform detailed tasks with satisfactory attitude and job performance
  • Demonstrate Strong analytical, critical, economic thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, and work at heights
  • Ability to pass pulmonary breathing test
  • Ability to wear a gas mask-type respirator and PPE
  • Tolerance to occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles and toxic/caustic chemicals with appropriate PPE
  • Unassisted physical mobility in and around plant
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary
  • Ability to travel to and enter site to access equipment
  • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or equivalent (ie. GED)
  • Valid class five (5) driver’s license
  • Ability to multitask in a fast - pace environment 
  • Experience operating equipment in an industrial environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 4th class power engineering certification 

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