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Agronomy Centre Manager (Moose Jaw, 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 190 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.
Moose Jaw Co-op Association Ltd. is a successful and growing retail located in the south central region of Saskatchewan in the warm and friendly city of Moose Jaw. With current annual sales of $115 million and many exciting changes happening, the successful candidate for this position will embrace the positive values, possibilities and evolution of this challenging and rewarding career.
Moose Jaw Co-op Association Ltd. invites applications for the position of Agronomy Centre Manager to join our Senior Leadership Team.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Agronomy Centre Manager will be responsible for the management and direction of the Agronomy location. They will work closely with the General Manager, Controller and Human Resources Manager to ensure that the Agronomy Division is operating on a profitable basis and the retail goals are being achieved.  The individual will develop and implement the business plan for the Agronomy division encompassing the areas of customer relations, retail operations, procurement of crop protection, seed and fertilizer, strategic planning, marketing and team management.. The Agronomy Centre Manager will use forward thinking and a team oriented approach to serve the overall purpose of growing the Agricultural business within the Moose Jaw Co-op. 

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum 15 years’ experience in the crop input business
• Self-motivated
• Excellent organizational skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Problem solving skills
• Capable of attaining high levels of production with minimum supervision
• Communicate effectively with customers and staff
• Ability to work as a team
• Service orientated
• Forklift license (Certification to be obtained upon hiring)
• Skid steer license (Certification to be obtained upon hiring)
• Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate (Certification to be obtained upon hiring)
• WHMIS Certificate (Certification to be obtained upon hiring)
• Class 1A driver’s license not a necessity, but is an asset.
Qualifications:
Candidates must demonstrate effective team leadership skills and the ability to work well within a multi-generational team. This position requires an individual with a strong agricultural and management background.  A degree or certificate applicable to the position is an asset, however, not a requirement. Professional certifications are an asset (P. Ag., CCA, CCSC, 4R).  Candidates must also possess a positive, ambitious attitude, with good communication, organizational, and outstanding interpersonal skills. 
As one of the top 100 companies in Saskatchewan, the Moose Jaw Co-op Association Ltd. provides competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package including a company matched pension program.
To start your career with one of the fastest growing Co-operatives in Saskatchewan please send resume to:
Calli Heinbigner
Human Resources Manager
Moose Jaw Co-op
E-mail: callimj.coop@sasktel.net

Electronic applications must be sent in either Microsoft Word format (.doc) or Adobe Reader format (.pdf).

Applications must be submitted by March 29, 2019.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before March 29, 2019 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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