Recruitment Specialist – Winnipeg, MB

Paterson Grain currently has an opportunity for an outgoing, self-motivated professional to fill the role of Recruitment Specialist at our head office located in downtown Winnipeg, MB. Using your creative energy, this individual will execute recruiting strategies for our field locations that enable the company to meet current and/or anticipated staffing needs. This individual will work closely with location managers to understand the local market, research and headhunt potential candidates and manage the full-cycle recruiting process (posting to offer). As a key member of our HR team, you will also help support ongoing projects, data entry, file maintenance, and other administrative tasks as needed.  This role is best suited for someone who has the ability to multitask and can work in a fast-paced environment.  


  • Manage all field recruiting activities for Paterson companies as directed to ensure vacant and new positions are filled with the best available people in a timely manner;
  • Assist with onboarding documentation for new hires;
  • Create job descriptions and manage online and print advertising;
  • Schedule interviews and meetings with directors from different management teams;
  • Conduct new hire orientations and collaborate with management on training plans;
  • Actively build relationships in the rural communities we serve to ensure our brand is recognized and represented;
  • Participate in college/university recruiting initiatives through attendance at Career Fairs and other post-secondary events;
  • Review current programs, policies and practices and recommend improvements;
  • Provide administrative support to the unit & other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education (Human Resources preferred);
  • 2+ years of experience in a recruitment, HR Coordinator or Administrative role;
  • Strong sourcing skills and the ability to do cold calling and head hunting considered an asset;
  • Experience in agriculture or Western Canada rural recruitment considered an asset;
  • Exceptional commitment to customer service with demonstrated ability to build relationships with colleagues at various levels.


  • Attractive compensation package including bonuses, company paid medical & dental benefits;
  • Work-life balance and Employee Assistance Programs;
  • On the job training & development and career growth opportunities;
  • Employee referral program;
  • Paid vacation and personal days.

Paterson Grain is known throughout Canada and the world as a company rooted in its commitment to quality, innovation, and exceptional customer service. Paterson focuses its expertise on all aspects of grain handling and prides itself on building long-term relationships with Canadian farmers and its domestic and international customers. Our agricultural products and services span all sectors of the Canadian grain industry and include crop input services, identity preserved programs and non-GMO programs. Through our modern global network, Paterson Grain is fully capable of facilitating the marketing and transportation of quality crops to buyers around the world.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected further in the process will be contacted.

Paterson Grain is an equal opportunity employer and is committed in building a skilled and diverse workforce. We encourage women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply and self-identify.

Job Category: Administration Human Resources
Job Type: Full-time
Company: Paterson Grain
Country: Canada
Province: MB
City: Winnipeg

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