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Domaines: Operations

Summer Job | Operations Student

Groupe Somavrac is a family business well established throughout Quebec. We are experts in logistics handling for multinationals and we also distribute chemical products. At Groupe Somavrac, people are at the heart of our decisions. We surround ourselves with people who, like us, are professional team players.

Being part of our team also means:

-Working in a family business that is well involved in its community;

Being part of a growing company that has the desire to develop the potential of its employees;

Being associated with a company that puts health and safety and environmental issues at the forefront.

What the student will do with us?

This position reports directly to the foreman. The production operator completes the work orders assigned to them by the Foreman in order of priority stated, in a timely manner while following company safety guidelines. The operator will use scales, filling machines and material handling equipment to complete assigned work orders. The individual will work in teams or alone, depending on the task to be completed and will report any issues to their supervisor in regard to health and safety issues of concern.

Production Worker

The production worker works under the supervision of the oprations director. He performs minor repairs on equipment such as tractors, trailers, loading docks, etc. In addition, the production worker may be required to replace drivers during deliveries and to help the pipe fitter (technical support) at customer workplaces.


  • Participates in the daily operations of the plan;
  • Loads tank trucks;
  • Receives loading of chemicals;
  • Performs minor repairs on our equipment;
  • Plant maintenance (yard, premises and loading dock);
  • Ensures the inventory of semi-bulk containers (totes);
  • Organizes the yard by moving units (trailers) to optimize space and facilitate daily operations;
  • Occasionally transports equipment and/or chemicals;
  • Make commissions related to branch operations;
  • Occasionally works in collaboration with the pipe fitter when necessary at a customer’s site.


  • Plans his time according to priorities;
  • Performs any other tasks or responsibilities requested by his superior.


Education: High school diploma or any other combination of training and experience deemed relevant.

Skills: Flexibility in terms of schedule, patience, autonomy, ability to plan and carry out a project, good coordination and interest regarding teamwork.

– Ability to drive a forklift and lift 35kg

– Availability during evenings and weekends (in case of emergency)