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.

Description

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.

Principal Accountabilities:

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.

Qualifications

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

Job Operations

Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Kindersley

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: KIN00106