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Richardson International

Agribusiness Assistant

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.

Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. Richardson Pioneer offers new graduates a multi-dimensional, one-year development program with exposure to major areas within agribusiness and agronomy. Agribusiness Assistants (ABAs) will experience a number of challenging positions within our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres. This one-year program is designed to help ABAs identify their specific career path in:

  • Agronomy
  • Agribusiness
  • Grain Sales and Marketing
  • Crop Inputs
  • Operations
We currently have an opportunity for an Agribusiness Assistant at our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre located in Magrath, AB.


The Agribusiness Assistant will gain experience in crop inputs, agronomy, grain handling, customer service, grain grading, grain blending, grain marketing, sales, operations management including exposure to budgeting, business planning and scheduling.

  • Graduate of an Agriculture or Business degree or diploma program and interest in working in the agricultural industry
  • Interest in a career in Agronomy, Agribusiness, Crop Input Sales or Grain Marketing
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Excellent customer service
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • A valid driver’s licence is required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

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