Our client is an Agribusiness retailer who has gone through multiple mergers and acquisitions over the past 10 years. They have now established their OWN, attractive, corporate culture with an on-farm focus to enhance crop production for producers in Western Canada.
While they are dedicated to the study of agriculture and helping their producers get the highest yields for the crops they grow, they are dedicated to ensuring their staff have the support, training, and environment in which to succeed.
When their staff are content, they can then continue to provide exceptional customer care.
Our client is hiring for an Assistant Branch Manager for an agri-business retail location(s) in Saskatchewan. In this role you will have dual responsibilities and variety - providing customer care regarding agricultural products and services and assisting the Branch Manager in day-to-day operations.
Get your foot in the door with this organization and get the experience required to advance your career into the management space!
Duties include :
Managing a client portfolio; balancing the needs of the producer with internal targets
Continually reviewing customer information to make recommendations based on trends, market requirements, and potential business opportunities
Provide accurate and timely information / advice to current and potential customers
Analyze current and future agricultural trends and services needs
Develop and maintain effective business relationships with current and potential customers
Supervise merchandise receipts for quality and quantity
Organize and supervise receiving, storing, assembling, distributing, and selling of farm supplies
Daily manage and supervisor branch staff; scheduling hours
Assist Branch Manager with human resource activities; coaching and performance management
Maintain safe warehousing standards; oversee inventory
Make recommendations regarding potential marketing opportunities within marketplace
Supervise housekeeping; promote safe working conditions at all times
Along with Branch Manager, coordinate branch staff tasks
Assist with cross-training to optimize operational efficiency
Participate in trade shows and promotional themes
Do you offer :
5+ years' progressive experience within an agri-business retailer OR related customer service experience combined with two years' agri-product sales and service
A valid class 5 driver's license
Completion of a certificate in Agriculture, Agri-Business or equivalent is preferred.
Solid understanding of fertilizer and agricultural chemical usage with a focus on improving agriculture!
Solid understanding / knowledge of retail branch operation and equipment
Understanding of the demands within agriculture outside the laboratory
Ability to assess risk and make sound decisions
Ability to coach & develop people while adhering to HR policies
Good persuasion and motivational skills
Computer skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
Ability to handle stressful situations
Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)
What's in it for you?
An industry competitive salary (overtime eligible),
Benefits package (new, revised program as of January 1st)
In-house training programs (CCA)
Scheduled work during peak times (not on-call all the time)
Managers that have autonomy at their branch
A pro-active, on-farm focus
Work / life integration
Overtime can be banked or paid out
Option of flex-time arrangements
15 days vacation in year 1!
If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today! Full details regarding the client, compensation, job responsibilities, and requirements will be shared with short-listed candidates.
If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you personally might like more information on, reach out to Edward edward grasslandsgroup.
com today! Not the position for you? Consider our referral policy!
NOTE : Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not consider your job application as we are not licensed to assist with immigration.
Those with temporary work permits or those outside of Canada will not be retained in our database.This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.