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The thing about beginnings is that we often don’t know we are in one until we look back. We have over 160 years of beginnings to look back on, as we have grown to become the leader that shapes Canada’s agriculture industry. We can promise you that once you start here, you will not stop. You will learn, grow and be inspired by new places, people, and opportunities. If that is what you are looking for, there is a Richardson beginning waiting for you.


At Richardson, we are proud to have a company culture that encourages employee development and ongoing education. We also know how important it is to provide our employees all of the tools they need to help them work, learn, and make an impact on the company. Richardson offers four specialized development programs for recent grads:

Agribusiness Development Program

This program allows you to gain exposure to the major areas within Richardson’s agribusiness and agronomy departments.

The Agribusiness Development Program provides challenging assignments in agronomy, agribusiness, grain sales and marketing, crop input sales, and corporate roles within the Richardson Pioneer division.

Finance & Accounting Development Program

Richardson is proud to be one of the first accredited industry employers in Manitoba to support CPA students in attaining their designation. The Finance & Accounting Development Program provides opportunities to advance your skills, expand your knowledge base, and prepare for progressive roles within our company while working towards your CPA designation.

Merchandising & Transportation Development Program

This new program exposes you to key supply chain functional areas within Richardson’s business.

Gain hands-on experience sourcing, selling, and shipping Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds. The program includes an opportunity to work in country operations at a Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre.

Operations Development Program

This multifaceted three-year program provides exposure to manufacturing and processing operations. The Operations Development Program provides you with in-depth plant and equipment experience in a hands-on operational environment.
The program also offers exposure to key areas within Richardson’s wide network and various business divisions.

Our Stories

Curious about working with Richardson? Check out the stories below to see why these employee chose a career with us.

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Teamwork built his career in merchandising.

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She found her passion in agronomy.

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Operations offered him new opportunities.

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Relocation opened doors for Kendra.

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She's on her way to earning her CPA.


For many students and new grads, their best begins at Richardson. Get an an insider look at a “Day in the Life at Richardson” or watch these mini documentaries to learn more about working at Richardson.