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Agrimarketing : Agribusiness Employer Guide 2008
“Our Foundation is Agriculture, Our Future is People.” THE CHALLENGE OF FINDING A GOOD FIT! FAST FACTS Founded: 1953 (principal company) Number of employees: 175 do you feel best matches your skills? What type of people and environment do you want to have surround and sup- port you? What company will provide you with stability yet opportunity, structure yet flexibility? Maybe a little information about us will help guide and direct your first official career choice. The Friesen Group of Companies is a 175-employee group of agricultural companies. We are deeply committed to agriculture and we cherish our long history in agricultural businesses. Clearbrook Grain & Milling, the company’s cornerstone,is British Columbia’s longest privately owned feed business,offering complete feeds to the commercial dairy and poultry industry. With several poultry-related hatchery and farming activities located in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia and in Coburg,Oregon,product offer- ings extend across Western Canada and the Western U.S. Among the company’s O ne of the most challenging parts of a job search is finding the right fit. What type of position hallmarks are our broad involvement in industry issues,an extensive network of industry relationships,technical expertise,and family ownership. The Friesen Group has been privi- leged and prides itself in working with people who often have involvement in family farms,a passion for agriculture, and/or who value the personal touch of working in a family-owned and oper- ated business.Many of our team mem- bers haveworked with Friesen Group their entire careers;others have arrived more recently,bringing with them a wide range of experiences and ideas. Regardless of their backgrounds,every- one comes together here to deliver on our promise of quality and professional service.Our employees’commitment to the highest quality standards make Friesen Group what it is today — a growing,family-oriented,stable com- pany with a passion for success. There’s plenty of room for skill development and opportunity. Further- more, if your values match ours— honest,hardworking and conscien- tious, you’ll find us to be a good fit. Headquarters: 2425 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 6L6 Mailing Address: PO Box 2400, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 4X3 Phone: 604-850-1108 Fax: 604-850-3854 Contact: hr@friesencompanies. com Web site: www.friesencompanies.com Products and Services: • Poultry and Dairy Feed • Animal Health Products • Layer and Broiler Chicks • Layers, Broilers and Breeders Positions available: • Sales and Service • Production • Management • Dairy and Poultry Nutrition • Administration • Internships The Friesen Group of Companies offers a team-oriented, supportive work environment, opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as long-term employment. We are seeking professionals who are interested and committed to prof- itable and efficient production. To apply for positions or for more information, contact: Melinda Friesen, Director of Marketing and Communica- tions, 604-850-1108 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 41
May 2008 Supplement
Canadian Agribusiness Employer Guide 08