Cribit Seeds and Wintermar Grains are divisions of Wintermar Farms (1989) Ltd., owned by five members of the Martin family and located 8 km north of Waterloo in beautiful Woolwich Township. We are SeCan members and a seed processing location for Dekalb brand soybeans. Whole grains are roasted and flaked for food uses. More info at www.cribit.com
Scope: To provide support to various aspects of Cribit Seeds and Wintermar Grains including: research ,marketing, customer service and other farm related activities.
Marketing, Customer and Grower Service:
installing field signs on seed customer and contract grower’s fields
seed deliveries in spring and during the summer cover crop season
assisting other staff with preparations for summer meetings and plot tours
helping prepare seed for the plot planting
taking field notes during the growing season
plot maintenance and trimming
assisting with plot harvest and sample evaluation
Farm and Facilities:
stone picking with power tools
rouging; the process of walking fields and removing off-type plants.
seed delivery to our own fields
assisting in moving employees from farm to farm during field operations
facilities and property maintenance
preparing grain bins for storage
The student will work with the various team leads depending on the task assigned; however overall reporting will be to one of the owners Craig Martin.
An orientation on health and safety, employee guidelines and policies will take place during the first days on site. Understand Wintermar/Cribit staff core values. Be an engaged team member. When we commit to bringing you on the team there will be work to do.
Extra Hours and payroll:
There may be an opportunity to work extra hours. There is no overtime pay premium, overtime hours will be logged and paid out at the same rate as regular hours. All employees log their hours and payroll occurs monthly on the 2nd last business day of the month. Stat holidays will be paid. Actual shift start times may vary slightly during some parts of the summer to accommodate operational logistics.