Why You Should Be Our Next Employee?

  • Great people to work with
  • Interesting and challenging opportunities
  • A great culture and work environment

Our jobs have lots of variety. We have fun! We work safely. We emphasize training and learning to grow your career. We empower people and let them make decisions. We have opportunities around the globe. We value diversity and work/life balance. We encourage outside the box thinking. We get you involved in exciting projects. We have a passion for customer service and quality products. These are some of the reasons why you want to continue your career with Great Western Malting!

We don't have bureaucracy or office politics. We reward and recognize people. We aren't so large that you can't impact the business and see the results of your efforts. We are flexible. We coach and mentor each other. We have on-line learning.

Join us and make a difference! Develop skills and experience you never imagined. Broaden yourself. Launch your career to the next level at Great Western Malting!

Great Western Malting Trainee Program

Each year we take on one or two graduate production trainees. The program runs for 24 months and provides a wide range of experiences within the production environment across our malting sites alongside a structured training program. Trainees will be given responsibility from day one and get an insight into many aspects of the business including experiences in different locations. You will spend around 6 months at each location while you learn the art of making high quality malt.

The program is for recent graduates who are looking for a career in the malting industry with our preference being for graduates with a degree in agriculture, engineering, or a science subject.

Current Vacancies

Purchasing Specialist - Country Malt Group, Vancouver


Reporting to the Director of Procurement, you will be a member of a small, close-knit team of professionals where success hinges on active involvement with, and commitment to your team. This team is tightly integrated into the fabric of the organization and supports a network of distribution centers spread across the U.S. and Canada.




  • Utilizing your demand planning and forecasting skills, independently analyze sales & inventory data to effectively manage stock levels at multiple distribution centers
  • Partner with multiple internal customers to provide support to the broader business.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with vendor partners.
  • Challenge the status quo, demonstrate ways to improve existing processes to deliver greater value to our customers.


  • 2 years full-time experience in sourcing, purchasing and demand planning are required
  • To succeed in this role, candidates will need to be commercially aware
  • Ability to create accurate demand forecasts independently of the ERP and with minimal sales team input
  • Excellent ability to analyze situations accurately and put timely, appropriate & effective responses in place
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, and independently as needed
  • Solid working expertise in Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft AX or other mainstream ERP is highly desirable
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills are required
  • Well-developed skills in prioritizing, organizing, decision making, time management, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Demonstrable business communication skills
  • Passion for the craft brewing and malting industries are a plus 


Post-secondary education in Supply Chain, Logistics or Business Administration is desirable.


A competitive compensation and benefits package will be provided. We offer a generous benefits package including: medical/dental/vision/Rx plan, flex spending accounts, EAP, paid holidays, paid time off program of 4 ½ weeks, basic & voluntary life insurance, accident insurance, STD, LTD, 401(k), tuition reimbursement & fitness subsidy. Employees are eligible for Brewcraft product discounts, as well as discounts from various external vendors. 


Safety is a core value at GrainCorp. We are committed to a Zero Harm environment and we act consciously every day to keep ourselves and our co-workers safe.


Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume by end of day December 27th, 2017 to:

Human Resources



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