Careers

Looking for a job at Greenfield? Greenfield and its Commercial Alcohols division offer rewarding careers in many fields and locations, from science to sales and from Quebec to Kentucky.  Below is a list of current openings.  We look forward to your application!

Greenfield is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, we respect the needs of all our employees.
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IT Developer, Dynamics NAV – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton
DEPARTMENT: IT Department
REPORTS TO: Manager IT Application and Development
POSTING DATE: November 29, 2016

Position Overview:
As a NAV Developer at GFSA, you would work as part of a high energy, cross functional Agile team to develop and deploy working software to support our internal ERP, Supply Chain Management and Big Data initiatives.

We are looking for a NAV Developer who:
• Design and develop modifications according to Microsoft Dynamics NAV application standards.
• Document code customizations in compliance with established standards and practices.
• Translate customer business requirements and specifications into code solutions.
• Debug errors efficiently and effectively.
• Create technical design documents based on functional requirements.
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Skills and Experience:
• Team oriented with great communication skills.
• Proficient in C/Side using C/AL development within Dynamics NAV ERP preferably in a manufacturing environment.
• Strong knowledge of Visual Studio .Net, MSSQL.
• Strong knowledge of Computer languages: .Net ( C#, etc…), Javascript , XML, HTML .
• Experience using Team Foundation server for Nav version control is an asset.
• Experience building unit tests and best practices is an asset

Candidate Success Criteria and Attributes:
• Ability to work as a cross functional team member on an agile development team.
• Ability to understand, communicate and interpret client business processes and requirements.
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative atmosphere.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple demands.
• Exceptional customer service skills, follows up with end users and team members, and takes initiative to anticipate and solve problems.
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with little supervision.

Reliability Specialist – Johnstown

Location: Johnstown
Department: Maintenance
Posting Date: December 1, 2016

Overview:
The Reliability Specialist will be part of the Maintenance team. As such, this person will manage programs and processes aimed at improving equipment reliability with the ultimate goal of increasing uptime and reducing maintenance costs. Contribute to plant-wide efforts to ensure continuity of efficient, safe and environmentally conscious fuel alcohol, Corn Oil & DDG manufacturing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Focus on driving and optimizing our existing Reliability Programs
• KPI development
• Vibration Analysis
• Ultrasonic
• Infrared Thermography
• Oil Analysis
• Preventative Maintenance
• Investigating new initiatives in this area

Cost Optimization
• Alternate technologies
• Investigate better parts
• Drive Maintenance CAPEX activities
• Ensure standards are maintained when integrating and implementing new equipment
• Review and proceed with technical purchases linked to improvement and expansion projects.
• Take part in shutdown planning
• Champion Plant RCA activities

Investigate and drive training opportunities for tradesmen
• Upgrades to existing skills
• New technologies
• New techniques
• Additional value-added certifications

Become a key player in the Maintenance Department Management team
• Relieving the Maintenance Manager when away
• Eventually taking over supervisory duties of tradesmen
• Work with the Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Purchaser and Inventory Clerk and tradesmen to optimize delivery of maintenance programs and service.
• Participate in plant on-call rotation.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirement:
• Engineering degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or demonstrates equivalent in work experience in a maintenance and reliability setting
• Minimum of five years reliability experience in a manufacturing environment
• Good Knowledge of EH&S regulatory requirements
• Experience in budget and Capital Expenditure planning
• Previous experience with Maximo is an asset

Communications Requirement:
• Communicate competently both oral and written form
• Ability to motivate and clearly communicate objectives to employees
• Read, interpret, prepare or assist in the preparation of documents
• Write routine reports and correspondence
• Clearly describe problems to co-workers, operators and contractors
• Interpret mechanical and civil drawings and sketches
• Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

Team Skills:
• Lead by example with the skills and attitude you wish to press upon all employees in the plant
• Be a leader on Continuous Improvement
• Motivate employees and encourage self-growth

Production Operator (1 year contract) – Brampton

Location: Brampton
Department: Production
Reporting to: Production Team Leader
Posting Date: December 19, 2016

Position Overview:
Based at the Brampton Packaging Facility, the Production Operator role supports the packaging business by operating process equipment in a safe and efficient manner while processing alcohol and solvents. Responsibilities include, preparing drums, filling drums, forklift operation, blending chemicals, loading, unloading and line work.

Required Qualities:
• Positive attitude and work ethic
• Reliable and honest
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times
• High commitment to quality and accuracy
• Highest regard for safety
• Minimum 3 years in a plant environment

Desired Skills:
• Community college technical certificate
• Experience with the transportation of dangerous goods
• Aptitude for mechanics
• Some shipping/receiving experience
• Health and Safety Committee experience
• WHMIS certified
• Valid Ontario Driver’s License

HR Coordinator – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources
POSTING DATE: March 31, 2017

Position Overview:
Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the HR Coordinator serves as a key point of contact for employees and supports the day-to-day HR operations for the two Brampton locations in the areas of recruitment and hiring, policy compliance, performance management, training, KPI data management, employee relations and general HR administration duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides support by serving as an internal consultant with management and staff to ensure compliance with policies, practices and procedures for HR specific issues.
• Coordinates and initiates full cycle recruitment for the Brampton locations.
• Organizes and conducts new employee orientations and monitors progress of new employees.
• Provides staff with information pertaining to employee benefits and retirement savings etc. This includes RRSP and benefit enrolment, STD/LTD benefits applications, etc.
• Manages short-term disability and WSIB case management as required.
• Enters and updates information into the HRIS (DayForce) and assists with training new employees on data input and usage of the program.
• Interprets and implements HR policies and procedures for employees.
• Develops some internal HR communication material specific to HR policies and procedures or related content.
• Supports and assists with Performance Management.
• Tracks and reports on HR KPI’s.
• Applies for Hours of Work permits and monitors/audits for compliance.
• Supports safety initiatives at the Brampton Administrative Office.
• Coordinates HR training and manages record keeping.
• Provides assistance with HR project work as assigned.
• Assists with AODA compliance.
• Stays current with HR “best practices”.
• Ensures employee files are complete and up to date.
• Performs HR administrative tasks as required.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Human Resources Management.
• CHRP designation or working towards it.
• Three to five years of experience in an HR role.
• Experience with an HRIS system.

Personal Qualities
• A self-starter and team player showing strong leadership skills and initiative.
• Ability to analyze a situation and challenge individuals to get to the root of the problem.
• Holds a high regard for confidentiality, professionalism and diplomacy.
• Excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate with sensitivity and discretion.
• Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity and commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.

Network Administrator – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Manager, IT Service and Infrastructure
POSTING DATE: April 4, 2017

Position Overview:
The Network Administrator will oversee, maintain, modify, install and support GreenField’s network and systems infrastructure. GreenField runs a 24/7 environment. Some duties are required to be performed during off hours.

Environment:
Greenfield has 14 sites with over 400 users. The Network Administrator will be assigned primary duties and responsibilities while also serving as backup administrator to other System Administrators. These systems will include both Windows and Linux operating systems with many different applications/services.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Install and support LANs, WANs.
• Install and maintain network hardware and software.
• Analyze and isolate issues.
• Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users.
• Evaluate and modify system performance.
• Determine network and system requirements.
• Maintain integrity of the network and security.
• Ensure network connectivity throughout a company’s LAN/WAN infrastructure is in line with technical considerations.
• Administer routers, switches, firewalls and wireless infrastructure.
• Administer/Upgrade Cisco Call Manager & Cisco Unity systems.
• Maintains network performance, troubleshooting network problems and when necessary escalating problems to vendor.
• Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
• Firmware & Software Upgrades; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
• Administering a multi-site WAN utilizing multi-vendor hardware and software technologies.
• Must be able to travel within Canada and to the United States.
• Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree.
• 2+ years of experience as a Network Administrator.
• 2+ years of experience working with Cisco hardware (switches, routers, ASA).
• 2+ years of experience working with Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
• 1+ years of experience working with VMWare.
• Hands on experience working with and configuring VLANs, QoS, and the OSPF routing protocol.
• Hands on experience working with Cisco ASA firewalls.

Personal Qualities:
• Must be able to work on a team and inspire increased productivity from teammates.
• Must be able to think and adapt quickly to meet business needs.

Lean Manager – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Administrative Office
DEPARTMENT: Operations and Finance
REPORTS TO: Director of Business Excellence
POSTING DATE: April 18, 2017

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Director of Business Excellence, the Lean Manager is a dedicated professional and will be an instrumental support in establishing the Lean Enterprise Structure. The Lean Manager will also manage the ABM project from a financial perspective and will be responsible for continuously driving a culture of excellence in the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support the Director of Business Excellence (DBE) in the deployment of an active, aligned lean program and philosophy across the entire organization.
• Provide expertise, professional advice and guidance to the business in business improvement, drawing from proven industry practice and methodologies.
• Maintain the lean SharePoint site and meet with the peer group on a regular basis.
• Work as a change agent and help support lean across the organization.
• Assist in the application and deployment of lean principles across the organization.
• Report on progress of projects on a regular basis.
• Assist the DBE in identifying and training 1 – 3 green belt champions per site.
• Stays directly involved in the elimination of waste and creating value by reducing variation in the key processes to achieve sustainable results throughout the organization.
• Serve a key resource to assist with development and standardization of materials and other resources required for the Business Excellence office.
• Lead, define and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance, such as the planning and running of lean events
• Perform level I RCA facilitation.
• Support the DBE to successfully implement an ABM model for the company. Establish customer profitability reporting models and product profitability models.

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Five to ten years of experience in teaching and implementing lean.
• Lean Black Belt Certification or Equivalent
• Knowledge of Six Sigma is an asset
• Financial, analytical and statistical skills to resolve conflicting and complex objectives
• Ability to define problems, establish facts, collect data and draw conclusions
• Strong coaching and leadership skills
• Facilitation experience

Personal Qualities and Skills:
• Lean knowledge
• Root cause analysis
• Scrum Agile Project Management
• Leadership Skills
• High Energy Level
• A passion for excellence

Other
• Ability to travel within Canada and to the United States

Bilingual IT Support Analyst – Brampton, ON or Varennes, QC

LOCATION: Brampton, ON or Varennes, QC
DEPARTMENT: IT Department
REPORTS TO: Manager, IT Service and Delivery
POSTING DATE: May 1, 2017

Position Overview:
The IT Support Analyst is responsible for providing front line technical support to all employees as well as providing an exceptional customer service experience day in and day out. This role is a combination of telephone, email, desk side and remote support in both English and French.

Job Description:
• Provides first and second level technical support and customer service
• Provides hands on solutions at the desktop and server level including hardware installation, software updates and system configurations
• Strong Windows, application and hardware support and knowledge
• Experience supporting the MS Office Suite, MS Operating Systems, MS Active Directory, Group Policies, printer queues, shared files and shared printers
• Experience supporting mobile devices iPhone, Android
• Log into ticketing and call queue daily to track active issues until closure
• Creates and maintains IT policy and procedure documentation when required
• Deployment of desktops, laptops and other technical equipment
• Collects and documents information pertaining to inventory and asset tracking
• Assists in the development of the customer solutions knowledge base
• Identifies process improvements to reduce tickets and improve on the time to close tickets

Qualifications:
• Fluent in both English and French languages with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and customer service skills
• Post-secondary education in an IT discipline & 2 years of experience in an IT support role
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Preferred Skills:
• Experience working with Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010
• Help Desk Tracking software

Requirements:
• This position will require occasional travel to US and Canada to provide onsite support
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Ability to provide after hours on-call support

Electrician – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT:Maintenance
REPORTS TO:Production and Maintenance Manager
POSTING DATE:June 16, 2017

Position Overview:
In this role, the successful candidate will install, maintain and repair electrical and mechanical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components and safety interlocks of machinery and equipment, by performing various duties in coordination with the departments affected by the work, in an efficient, safe and environmentally conscious manner following all department and electrical codes set by the company and the government of Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment within the plant to ensure the ongoing and reliable operation of plant equipment and systems
  • Assess, report on, promote, and carry-out process improvement initiatives, specifically with regard to machine and/or system reliability and improved performance
  • Maintain the preventive maintenance program, carry-out maintenance activities, and replacement or repair of defective parts, components or system performance testing
  • Evaluate condition of electrical and instrumentation devices in operation by checking calibration, listening to their sounds, verifying pressures, temperatures etc.
  • Examine parts to detect imperfections prior to use of new parts, and also following use, to determine wearing tendencies and ascertain what changes may be required to extend service life
  • Work in a self-directed manner by managing time and tasks to complete work assigned
  • Install and connect power and control wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment such as motors, conveyors, instrumentation, etc.
  • Test and diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replace damaged or broken components
  • Replace faulty electrical machine components such as relays, switches, motors, sensors, etc.
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards
  • Plan layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit and electrical apparatus in buildings and yard
  • Maintain files, records, line diagrams, etc. of electrical and instrumentation equipment and installations
  • Communications Requirements:

  • Communicate competently in both oral and written form
  • Compile and interpret vast quantities of data
  • Read, interpret, prepare or assist in the preparation of documents
  • Write routine reports and correspondence
  • Clearly describe problems to co-workers, operators and contractors
  • Interpret mechanical and civil drawings and sketches
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Post-Secondary in a related field
  • Certified electrical license (309A) from the Ontario Government
  • (7-10 years of experience

Millwright – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
REPORTS TO: Production and Maintenance Manager
POSTING DATE: June 16, 2017

Position Overview:
Under the supervision of the Production and Maintenance Manager, the Millwright installs, maintains and repairs mechanical systems, apparatus, and safety interlocks of machinery and equipment, by performing the following duties in coordination with the departments affected by the work, in an efficient, safe, environmentally conscious manner following all department set by the company and the government of Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment within the plant to ensure the ongoing and reliable operation of plant equipment and systems
• Assess, report on, promote, and carry-out process improvement initiatives, specifically with regard to machine and/or system reliability and improved performance
• Maintain the preventive maintenance program, carry-out maintenance activities, and replacement or repair of defective parts, components or system performance testing
• Up-keep of maintenance and parts records using a computerized maintenance management system (Maximo)
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment
• Evaluate condition of instrumentation devices in operation by checking calibration, listening to their sounds, verifying pressures, temperatures etc.
• Examine parts to detect imperfections prior to use of new parts, and also following use, to determine wearing tendencies and ascertain what changes may be required to extend service life
• Direct and lead contractors during plant shutdowns and at other times as needed.
• Work in a self-directed manner by managing time and tasks to complete work assigned.
• Champion and implement at least one continuous improvement activity each year.
• Act as the shipper/receiver for the maintenance department as needed.
• Perform part replacements using suggested manufacturer recommendations
• Assist in creating PM’s plant equipment
• Assist with the setting up of job plans and the preventative maintenance program
• Input all required data and information from work orders in Maximo
• Maintain files and records of jobs performed and equipment condition as required
• Take part in the performance of project work as required
• Maintain files, records, line diagrams, etc. of electrical and instrumentation equipment and installations
• Reports any equipment or safety violation to his/her supervisor.
• Adheres to and fully participates in the Company’s Health & Safety, Environmental and Management System.

Communications Requirements:
• Communicate competently both oral and written form
• Compile and interpret vast quantities of data
• Read, interpret, prepare or assist in the preparation of documents
• Write routine reports and correspondence
• Clearly describe problems to co-workers, operators and contractors
• Interpret mechanical and civil drawings and sketches
• Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
• Ability to use e-mail effectively for companywide communications

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma
• Post-Secondary in a related field
• Millwright license
• 7-10 years of experience

Procurement/Risk Analyst – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Corporate Office
DEPARTMENT: Corn Purchasing
REPORTS TO: VP Grain Origination
POSTING DATE: June 16, 2017

Position Overview:
The Procurement Analyst will be part of the Corn Procurement Department. This role will act as backup for some of the duties of the Assistant Procurement Manager duties which include contract maintenance as well as logistics for multiple production facilities. The successful candidate will also be responsible to managing all corn related reports and analysis as well as functioning as an analyst to the Risk Management Department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Support Assistant Procurement Manager by managing analysis of corn data
• Corn Average basis by plant
• Physical position by plant
• CBOT historical data
• Monthly accruals report
• Update and maintain multiple corn related reports and charts
• Manage corn contracts and GrainSmart to audit for accuracy
• Assist in management of logistics program for multiple production facilities
• Provide back up support to the procurement/admin team
• Support the Risk Management Department through data management and analysis
• Review and upload daily counterparty statements
• Check broker, confirm details and resolve any discrepancies in a timely fashion
• File signed confirms for future reference and audit trail purposes
• Daily run of hedge opportunities (balancing Corn Slate, margin levels that are approaching hedging targets)
• Prepare weekly SuperD export to populate FM2.0 now-look forecast
• Prepare list of expected settlements: value and date, cross-reference deal IDs
• Verify incoming settlement requests for accuracy
• Verify cash flow of collateral and settlements into and out of accounts
• Prepare presentations as required
• Research historical data in agricultural related field as needed

Education & Experience:
• Recent graduate with a degree in Business/Finance
• Must be bilingual (French/English)
• Risk Management Experience an Asset
• Advanced skills in Excel and all other Microsoft Office programs

Personal Qualities:
• Willingness to learn and ability to take direction
• Leadership skills with great team player attitude
• Passion for excellence
• Excellent Multitasking skills
• Forward thinking