At Paterson Grain, our success is tied to the strength of our people and our unwavering commitment to our valued customers. Since 1908, we have consistently upheld the highest standards of operation. Paterson Grain has earned the reputation as a Canadian and global leader known for its dedication to quality, innovation, and exemplary customer service. We specialize in all facets of grain handling, fostering relationships with Canadian farmers, as well as our domestic and international clientele. Our comprehensive range of agricultural products and services encompasses every corner of the Canadian grain industry, including crop input services, identity preserved programs, and non-GMO initiatives.
We are excited about welcoming a General Manager to our team, responsible for spearheading the sales and operations of our Assiniboia Elevator. Situated in the serene community of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, this area boasts rich heritage, abundant resources, and a vibrant sense of community.
If you are a seasoned agricultural professional with a proven track record in grain and crop production, coupled with strong management skills, this is a remarkable opportunity to advance your career. Reporting to the Regional Manager and providing leadership support to the Marketing Manager and Facility Manager, this role offers a platform to leverage your expertise, communication skills, and leadership abilities.
As the General Manager, you will be entrusted with the following key responsibilities:
- Oversee the comprehensive operations of our grain terminal facility, ensuring excellence in grain procurement, inventory management, grain shipments, staff supervision, and grain grading and storage.
- Collaborate in generating plans, forecasts, and budgets while actively participating in staff recruitment, training, and coaching.
- Deliver financial results in alignment with established operating and capital budgets, including management of inventories, receivables, fixed assets, and rolling stock.
- Collaborate with the Regional Manager and Human Resources to coordinate and administer all local facility HR activities.
- Foster and nurture robust business relationships with customers, ensuring mutually beneficial partnerships, and setting the benchmark for exceptional customer service.
- Strive to maximize throughput, profitability in grain handling, and meet operational efficiency standards.
· Uphold quality standards with responsibility for the specifications of grains when loaded into rail cars and trucks. Proactively address quality issues, identify root causes, and develop effective solutions.
· Enforce and monitor compliance with all corporate or regulated safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:
- A minimum of 7 years of agriculture experience, including grain and crop inputs
- A minimum of 2 years of management experience
- Previous experience in grain marketing and grain operations is essential.
- Experience in budget management.
- An agriculture degree or diploma s considered an asset.
- CCA and/or P.Ag status is advantageous.
- Prior experience in HR-related matters is beneficial.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.
For additional information about Paterson Grain, please visit our website: https://www.patersongrain.com/
We appreciate all applications, however, only those meeting the qualifications will be advancing further in the selection process and contacted for an interview.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- RRSP match
- Vision care
- Agriculture: 7 years (required)
Work Location: In person