Cargill Crop Inputs Retail Manager - Kindersley, SK in Kindersley, Saskatchewan
Crop Inputs Retail Manager - Kindersley, SK
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Are you looking for an opportunity to network and build relationships while using your excellent customer service skills? Do you want a chance to lead a team to success in a growth focused business? We have an exciting new opportunity within our crop inputs business to shift our service approach to be more customer focused. If you’re motivated to lead a team that puts the customer first while increasing the company’s performance we want to discuss this role with you – Apply today!
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants, biodiesel facilities, and farm service centers.
Reporting to the Operations Manager and the Regional Crop Input Leader, as the Crop Inputs Retail Manager you will provide local teams with leadership in customer service, sales, agronomic knowledge, safety, operations, logistics and inventory management. You will lead the crop input facility by engaging customers, executing on all critical processes and systems to build a world class culture around operational excellence and customer service. You will have the opportunity to lead and develop operational employees and closely collaborate with sales and agronomy teams. In this role you will plan and execute physical operations on a daily basis as well as focus on both customer service and sales.
50% Sell seed, fertilizer and crop protection products to new and existing customers; this includes identifying agronomic needs and helping customers make good crop input decisions, prospecting customers, building customer relationships and closing sales
40% Safely and efficiently lead the operations of a crop input facility
10% Collaborate with the Sales and Agronomy team to ensure top line sales and gross margin goals are being achieved.
Preferred qualifications, but will provide training for the right candidate:
Experience in an agricultural service business environment
Knowledge of the crop input business/agronomy
Ability to provide basic crop input recommendations to farm customers
Ability to identify opportunities and prospects, build customer relationships and close sales
Ability to effectively lead a team of diverse employees with demonstrative leadership
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Post Secondary education in Agriculture, Business or a related field
Proven problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills
Ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations
Excellent customer service
Experience leading and operating a crop inputs facility
Ability to network and build relationships
Ability to facilitate training
Demonstrate ability in safety thoughts and actions
Knowledge of inventory control, operating efficiency and budget management
Certified Crop Advisor, P. Ag., or related designation would be an asset
Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Kindersley
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: KIN00102