Branch Manager - Granton

Let’s Grow Together. Currently, recruiting for the position of Branch Manager out of our Granton Location . With a competitive compensation package; pension plan and company-paid health benefits. Be part of the growth!

Sylvite is a multinational, privately owned, business headquartered in Burlington Ontario providing critical products and services in the agricultural and transportation sectors. –

Agriculture – Sylvite provides a full supply chain solution for crop input products such as fertilizer, seed and pesticides.

Transportation – The transportation group at Sylvite not only coordinates part of the agricultural supply chain, but also provides logistics services to a large customer base, transporting goods throughout Canada and the United states

Job Responsibilities:

This position reports to the General Manager, Agri-Services

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

Key Personal Attributes Required for the Position:

  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Ability to Develop Business Relationships and Partnerships
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Superior Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to lead and direct others; ability to foster a teamwork environment
  • Ability to motivate, coach and mentor staff; manage change; mediate and resolve conflict
  • Communication Skills; Presentation Skills

Education, Experience and / or Training Requirements:

  • 8+ years in a Management Position
  • 5+ years in Agriculture or related industry
  • University degree in Business, related field or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in all Office Software, particularly Excel

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