Operations Manager
Farmers Edge
Prince Albert, SK, CAN
6d ago

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 24 million acres worldwide with precision digital solutions.

Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less.

Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm.

From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Operations Manager

Location : Prince Albert, SK

The Operations Manager is responsible for the overall performance of their teams in the execution of Farmers Edge Precision Solution packages to growers and partners.

Duties may include the following :

Financial and Operations Management

  • Oversee management of several hubs, including the day to day operations, including mapping, sampling, soil sample submission, scouting, seed inspection, and technical support for clients.
  • Ensure client invoicing is accurate and on time.
  • Monitor and provide effective guidance on regional expense decisions.
  • Proficient operation of Farmers Edge data management and zone mapping software (Precision Edge), and other software applications used to deliver service at Farmers Edge.
  • Review financial records such as profit and loss statements for all hubs within the territory, and adjust strategy to ensure financial goals are met.
  • Ensure proper implementation of Farmers Edge policies and procedures to all employees are met including expense reports, mileage reporting, vehicle records, time sheets, safety and incident reporting etc.
  • Enter and maintain accurate work progress within Farmers Edge workflow.
  • With assistance of service specialists, ensure set standards of quality work are met by the personnel within all hubs.
  • Safe and efficient operation, maintenance and repair of equipment in use, - including probes, trucks and ATVs.
  • Business travel required.
  • Human Resources Management

  • In conjunction with HR and VP, develop and implement employee recruiting plan for all hubs within the territory.
  • Responsible for interviewing, evaluation of skills, employment offers, contract creation, hiring, on-boarding including orientations and on the job training.
  • Responsible to ensure employees across all hubs are given routine performance monitoring, semi-annual appraisals, and yearly performance evaluations.
  • Ensure technical and personal training and professional development activities are being met for self and all employees within the Hubs.
  • Ensure proper focus is dedicated towards safety. Support and enforce that all safety policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Participate in monthly Health and Safety committee meetings acting as management representative.
  • Education and Experience :

  • A minimum of a two-year diploma from a recognized agricultural college or bachelor's degree in agriculture or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in related work with emphasis in operational management.
  • Previous experience in the agriculture industry preferred.
  • Valid drivers license with a reasonably clear driving record.
  • Compensation :

    Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill. Attractive performance bonus along with health benefits and retirement plan.

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