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FACILITY OPERATIONS MANAGER, KILLAM, AB, CANADA – #5058

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a FACILITY OPERATIONS MANAGER for our Killam, AB client.

This position is responsible for the successful, safe and profitable management of all facets of grain operations i.e. receiving, grading, cleaning, drying, storing and shipping of grain and grain by-products.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Creates and/or implements practices, policies and procedures to ensure operations comply with relevant legislation, regulations and/or standards and directs the activities of subordinates through scheduling of staff and responsibilities so as to achieve maximum throughput, efficiencies and financial returns.

Coordinates and directs receiving and shipping operations to achieve maximum handling volumes and optimum use of handling and processing equipment, prevent long line ups of inward trucks, avoid demurrage on rail cars and successfully meet shipping deadlines. This includes initiating and/or maintaining effective communication practices and work relationship with marketing and logistics regarding amounts and quality available for shipment or for which shipping will be required and regarding grain requirements and space availability, conducting ongoing analysis of position to ensure degree of liability stock sheet does not exceed value of physical stock sheet and providing appropriate and timely advice and recommendations to the manager.

Develops procedures to ensure most cost efficient/effective production of screening by products (if applicable) and initiates and/or participates in effective communication practices with marketing and logistics to ensure sales commitments can be met, stock levels are within acceptable limits and in conjunction with manager, conducts analysis and develops projects for annual production levels for screening.

Assists in the creation and management of annual operating budgets, develops recommendations and submissions regarding capital requirements and monitors operating statements, initiates improvement and/or corrective actions as required and provides the manager with appropriate advice/reports regarding operational issues, problems and concerns.

Creates and/or implements practices, policies and procedures to ensure provision of safe and healthy work environment i.e. plant sanitation, security of assets, operations, personnel, promoting understanding and compliance with safety policies, including facilitating and or attending appropriate safety meeting.

Hires, promotes, disciplines and discharges staff within corporate policies.  Ensures the development and motivation of staff through implementation of training, development and performance management processes.

Directs staff in cleaning operations to ensure product is cleaned to export standards and ensure cleaning procedures yield net physical stock favourable on completion of a weighed audit as well as directing staff in established quality control, reclaim procedures, drying and blending of grain, ensuring all practices comply with established industry and erupting, including health and safety regulations and policies and ensuring all practices are conducive to prevention of grain deterioration cause by heating or infestation.

Manages loading logistics of outward shipments to maximize financial returns on shipping of commercially cleaned grain.

Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in management, agri-business and/or other related customer service function.

Post-secondary degree in Agriculture or Business Administration.

High level of knowledge regarding grain grading, cleaning and handling.

Strong knowledge of the overall grain industry, its regulations and policies.

Decisions made by this position can significantly impact the business unit and company operations, finances, goodwill and image.

Needs to have experience effectively managing, coaching and training staff. Strong manager and strong communicator – looking to rebuild culture and keep people engaged

Experience operating/managing a high throughput grain handling facility.

Experience managing and tracking grain inventory both book and physical bin boards.

Experience leading an effective safety and food safety program and promoting a strong safety and food safety culture.

Mechanical aptitude, capable of troubleshooting/diagnosing/investigating issues with equipment in the facility.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge skill and competence will be considered.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 

REGIONAL GENERAL MANAGER, REGINA, SK, CANADA – #5049

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a REGIONAL GENERAL MANAGER for our Regina, SK client.

When a family-owned company has been highly successful for over a century, it says a lot. As a world-leading manufacturer of engineered farm equipment, our client employs thousands worldwide with a commitment to be wherever their customers are. Because of this commitment, our client initiated further expansion into Canada with the opening of multiple Farm Equipment Dealerships in Saskatchewan – results have far exceeded expectations – more locations are planned in the future!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

You have had overall responsibility for a farm dealership(s) in the past but will you accept the challenge to be instrumental in the growth and profitability of multiple dealership locations within an assigned territory? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? You will be tasked to establish processes that support sales of new and used machinery, parts, service, and finance. Business results and accountability include sales growth (all departments), inventory, accounting, personnel, and safety of each location.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent sales ability combined with strong networking skills and the ability to persuade and influence others.

Practical business and sales-minded focus with applicable industry experience

7+ years’ experience operating and growing retail operations in a relevant industry sector

Proven ability to optimize dealer performance and growth at multiple locations while supporting customer-driven directives

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Ag Economics or related discipline desired

Ability to read and interpret financial statements

Advanced team supervision/management experience including training and staff development

Strong interpersonal, presentation, and time management skills

Ability and willingness to travel via vehicle or airline; may require overnight and weekend/evening work in season.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED