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Branch Manager - Granton

Join us at Sylvite Agri-Services! Our team of crop specialists and dedicated sales and support staff is eager to welcome you aboard. Currently, we have an opening for the role of Branch Manager at our Granton location.

Why Choose Sylvite?

  • Established company with a solid reputation and stable customer base provides reliable and consistent employment for our team members.
  • Focus on work-life balance and a working environment that values your well-being and emphasizes safety.
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Dental, Extended Health, Vision Care.
  • Paid time off.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Training and development opportunities.

About the Role

We are seeking an Branch Manager who is embodies a blend of enthusiasm for agricultural sales and a commitment to exemplary customer service. Having a passion for agriculture, a customer-focused attitude, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are key attributes for success in this position.

If you’re eager to contribute to a team that’s making a difference in the agricultural supply chain, Sylvite is your destination. Join us and become a key player in driving our mission forward.

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting and Financial Reporting:

  • Develop local strategies and execute the branch business plan to meet company sales goals and profitability.
  • Develop recommendations for annual capital expenditures.
  • Complete and manage the expense budget for branches within areas of responsibility.
  • Manage warehouses and inventory control.

Operations Management:

  • Oversee retail branch operations including personnel and equipment.
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate blending, packaging, delivery of retail customer orders.
  • Responsible for the service level to customers from the retail branch
  • Maintain all licences and inspections related to warehousing and storage.
  • Ensure the efficient processing of customer orders, from sales to the necessary operational units (blending, packaging)
  • Responsible for accurate documentation, Thede Ward / Agre processing
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.

Sales Management:

  • Work with management team to develop long-term sales strategy for the businesses.
  • Hire and develop sales staff; coordinate sales training / programs.
  • Manage the sales team and related resources to deliver profitable growth.
  • Prepare action plans by individuals for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
  • Joint visits to key customers with sales reps
  • Coordinate with Office Manager re administrative and customer service functions relative to the support to the sales team

Employee Relations:

  • Lead, develop, retain and coach team to exceed business targets and direct members of staff.
  • Authority to hire staff for the branches; additions to headcount as approved by the General Manager
  • Evaluate performance of direct reports for attainment of objectives as well as for compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Discipline of staff up to and including recommendation for termination

Experience and Skills

  • University degree or College diploma in agriculture, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Sales and Customer Service
  • Operational and Office Support Skills
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Strong Commitment to Safety
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Ability to lift 25kg repeatedly without restrictions
  • We are willing to provide extensive training to the right candidate.

About Sylvite

Sylvite, as Canada’s largest independently owned fertilizer supplier, delivers competitive solutions in the agriculture supply chain. Our services encompass full-service Ag retail, specialized fertilizers, industrial material sourcing and handling, as well as a robust transportation, warehousing, and logistics division. We strive to ensure a seamless product flow, effectively linking agricultural production with efficient distribution.


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