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Agro Manager (Assiniboia, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 200 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Southland Co-operative Ltd. is accepting applications for an Agro Manager to join our team at the Assiniboia Agro Centre.

Southland Co-operative Ltd. is a progressive and growing retail co-operative located in the south central region of Saskatchewan with branches in five communities.  With current annual sales of $57 million, the successful candidate for this position will embrace our Co-op brand and values of responsibility, integrity and excellence as well as the possibilities and evolution of this challenging and rewarding career.

Reporting to the General Manager, the responsibilities of this position requires a strong team leader that can grow sales, mentor the Ag department team, maintain high standards in safety, prepare and maintain the department budget and demonstrate a high level of product knowledge, inventory management and technical skills. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work on their own as well as with a team, have retail management experience, a commitment to grow sales, ag knowledge, a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, an outgoing and energetic personality, excellent customer service skills, the ability to work flexible hours based on business needs, physical ability to do heavy lifting, and a comfort level with technology.  Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills are critical to success and future advancement.  Candidates should possess a strong work ethic and a positive and ambitious attitude.

The Co-operative Retailing System offers opportunities for career advancement and an opportunity to be part of a growing member owned company.  Ongoing training is available to support those interested in furthering their career with Southland Co-op or the Co-operative Retailing System. 

As one of the top 100 companies in Saskatchewan, Southland Co-operative Ltd provides excellent wages, comprehensive benefits package including a company-matched pension program.

As a signatory of the Safe Saskatchewan Health and Safety Leadership Charter, Southland Co-operative Ltd. is a Mission: Zero employer and committed to injury prevention in the workplace.

To start your career with Southland Co-operative Ltd., please send resume to:

Sonja Dahlman, Human Resources Manager
Southland Co-operative Ltd.
Email:  s.dahlman@southlandco-op.ca

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before February 09, 2018 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 2002, Regina, SK S4P 3E7
2107 E Turvey Road, Regina, SK, S4N 3W1
Email: reg.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (306) 721-0462

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