Careers

Careers with The Wheat Company

Putting the customer at the centre of everything we do is essential to providing a high-quality and consistent customer experience across our network of more than 200 retail outlets. Through our leading new varieties, extensive research program and second to none knowledge of the wheat industry, C&M Seeds  is continually growing so we are better able to respond to the changing expectations of Eastern Canadian Farmers. Come and join "The Wheat Team" today.

Current Opportunities - Full Time

Production Associate (Full Time)

C&M Seeds is currently seeking an individual for the position of Production Associate at its Palmerston, Ontario location.  Quality control, attention to detail, good communication skills are all mandatory requirements for this position.

We offer a competitive wage, clothing and workboot allowance and profit sharing program.

  • Packaging seed into totes and bags ensuring quality of final product is maintained and presented in a professional manner
  • Forklift operation moving product from packaging area to warehouse storage
  • Be a team player with a strong work ethic, adaptable to change and willing to work extra hours during peak fall and spring seasons
  • Experience in agriculture would be an asset
  • Able to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Able to obtain Forklift Operators license
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • 40 hour work weeks with extended hours during peak seasons
  • Dusty conditions involved in some processes. PPE provided

 

C & M Seeds is a family-run seed business with 40 years experience in providing leading cereal genetics to growers in eastern Canada.

Ellen Sparry – General Manager
C&M Seeds, 6180 5th Line, ON, N0G 2P0
Fax:  519-343-3792
Email:  [email protected]

6180 5th Line
Palmerston, ON, N0G 2P0

Current Opportunities - Seasonal (Summer)

Assistant Research Agronomist (summer - University Position)

Key Activities/Job Responsibilities

You will be part of the team developing new varieties for Ontario Farmers!  In your role as Assistant Research Agronomist, you will be actively involved in all areas of C&M’s cereal and oilseed research program including seed packaging, planting, crop and plot care and maintenance, data collection of disease and agronomic traits, early generation seed production, plot harvest and data entry. 
Specific agronomy projects related to crop production (ie fertility, fungicides and plant growth regulators) will also be assigned as part of your role.                                  

This position is full-time seasonal, from May to September.
C & M Seeds is a family-run seed and grain business located in Palmerston, Ontario.

You will need to have a positive attitude with a desire to learn and develop new skills.  You will gain a background in field plot techniques and knowledge of the operation and maintenance of field plot and/or farm equipment.   As well you will acquire leadership skills, a knowledge of agricultural practices, crop agronomy and basic computer skills.  A valid driver’s license is mandatory.

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Michael Holzworth – Research Agronomist
C&M Seeds
Fax:  519-343-3792
Phone: 519-343-2126
Email: 
[email protected]

6180 5th Line
Palmerston, ON, N0G 2P0

Assistant Research Technician (summer)

Key Activities/Job Responsibilities

Be part of the team developing new varieties for Ontario Farmers!  In your role as Research Technician Assistant, you will be actively involved in all areas of C&M’s cereal and oilseed research program including seed packaging, planting, crop scouting, crop and plot care and maintenance, data collection of disease and agronomic traits, early generation seed production, plot harvest and data entry. 

This position is full-time seasonal, from July to September.

A positive attitude with a desire to learn and develop new skills. 

Michael Holzworth – Research Agronomist
C&M Seeds
Fax:  519-343-3792
Phone: 519-343-2126
Email: 
[email protected]

6180 5th Line
Palmerston, ON, N0G 2P0

Production Assistant (summer)

Key Activities/Job Responsibilities

Be part of the team developing new varieties for Ontario Farmers!  In your role as Production Assistant, you will be actively involved in warehouse activities such as packaging of pedigreed seed, general maintenance, repair, and cleaning. 

This position is full-time seasonal, from July to September.

A positive attitude with a desire to learn and develop new skills. 

Kevin Crispen – Production Manager
C&M Seeds
Fax:  519-343-3792
Phone: 519-343-2126
Email:  [email protected]
6180 5th Line
Palmerston, ON, N0G 2P0

A Day in the life of a Research Agronomist...

Full time employees receive a full benefits package – Flexible hours in offseason

At C&M Seeds we know wheat.  If you want to be on the leading edge of Wheat Innovation, while enjoying a fun and family oriented work atmosphere, then join our team!

Check out this video that shows just some of the work we do.  Whether you join our production team, research team, customer service team, or agronomy team – you will be part of the family.