About Us

New-Life Mills, a division of Parrish & Heimbecker is an exciting place to develop and grow a career in agriculture and agricultural processing that supports Canadian producers of poultry and livestock as well as producers who grow and sell their crops to global markets.  A family-owned Canadian company with deep roots in grain trading, flour milling, animal feed production and live animal management, New-Life Mills has been serving the needs of livestock and poultry producers for more than 50 years.  P&H has invested and matured in the agricultural landscape over 100 years.  With more than 40 locations coast to coast, P&H offers you a unique opportunity to make your mark in a growth-oriented company with a variety of business segments.


Our success comes from a well-established network of assets, ongoing infrastructure development and the strong business relationships we nurture with farmers and suppliers.  Learn more about us at www.parrishandheimbecker.com or www.newlifemills.com.



The Opportunity – IT Systems Administrator (Denfield or Listowel, ON)



Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology, the IT Systems Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the functionality of the network and software systems, providing support to system users, and ensuring a top-notch network and system for our internal staff. The System Administrator is a key resource for installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting all hardware, software and communication platforms. Responsible for Tier 1 and Tier 2 hardware/software problems, ensuring a timely and accurate resolution, and providing end-user training where required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional service to our staff from start of support incident through to completion and communicating effectively throughout the process
  • Administer, monitor and troubleshoot a wide variety of operational IT systems including all hardware, software and networking platforms
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement and provide recommendations
  • Accurately maintain service orders, logs and documentation in accordance to policies and procedures
  • Provide new user training and orientation
  • Assure that best practices, IT policies and procedures are properly observed and maintained



  • Minimum of 5 years related experience including supporting a 24X7 manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with various Microsoft Technologies
  • Demonstrated experience working with various virtualization platforms
  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Routing, VLAN, etc.)
  • Certification(s) in Virtualization, Security, ITIL and Windows Server
  • A strong commitment to high quality customer service
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team based environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and demonstrate a commitment to quality


Working Conditions:

  • Ability to travel as required to various locations in Canada
  • Occasional off-hours work to meet IT system demands
  • Lifting or moving up to 25kg may be required



To Apply

To apply, please visit our career website:  http://parrishandheimbecker.com/career_all providing cover letter and resume.


An Equal Opportunity Employer



New-Life Mills, a division of Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society.  As a result, New-Life Mills is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act.  We welcome applications from men, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.


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