Seasonal Division Administrative Coordinator – Rycroft

  • Company:
    Nutrien LTD
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    Admin / Office

Seasonal Division Administrative Coordinator – Nutrien Ag Solutions (Rycroft, AB, Canada)2020 Spring Season March – JulyAt Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day. Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career. Reporting to theDivision Manager, this position is responsible for supporting the Division Management teams objectives of Nutrien Ag Solutions products and services.What you will do: Prepares, edits and formats various confidential documents including briefing materials, strategic planning reports, budgets, agreements, presentations and material related to collective bargaining.Manages, develops and implements administrative processes related to customer account management, accounts payable and general administrative duties, including but not limited to AFE and property filesAssist the Management Team with Divisional budget administration and preparation.Assist the Management Team with the Divisional administration of company policies and procedures, including Human Resource policies.Coordinate process administration of all new hire/re-hire paperwork and partner with Human Resources in all human resource management for the Region.Assist Management with the preparation of divisional business strategies, including those related to collective bargaining.Responsible for training of Customer Service Reps within the assigned Division.Supervise office activities to achieve optimum utilization of equipment and employees.Assist with processes and customer sales questions.May oversee inventory controls.Ensures timely and accurate dispatching and scheduling of truck shipments. Books all shipments to move within contract periods as defined by the sales contract terms.Participates in forward booking of truck freight as required as required in order to secure cost effective transportation of commodities.Monitors freight risk based on mutually agreed upon cost with Regional Marketing Manage and General Manager.Analyzes fright variance reports in order to maximize truck freight arbitrage and costs.Works with Regional Marketing Manager and General Manager in managing shippable stock inventories and initiating transportation plans that allow for maximum utilization and efficiency.Directs loads to the most profitable destination based on freight information provided on sales contract.Communicated and investigates discrepancies in freight invoices. Ensures unload information is received in a timely manner from carriers including tracking the unloads daily.Develops and maintains a variety of logistics activity tools and reports mechanisms. Identifies trends and anomalies and makes corrective action to logistics plans as required.In conjunction with Regional Marketing Manager and General Manager, ensures the compliance of current negotiated contracts.Maintains and exceeds the company’s reputation as an “on time” shipper of truck commodities.Communicates with all parties including end use customers, employees and producers to ensure all customers” expectations are met or exceeded.Assists in the movement of specific products including sourcing product and identifying back-haul opportunities.Assists others by negotiating smaller freight contracts and rates with trucking companies for truck movement.Interacts closely with Regional Marketing Manager and General Manager to ensure appropriate transportation plans are in place to meet current sales.Communicates and maintains relations with customers, brokers, and other appropriate parties on critical shipping information.Audits invoices to verify the accuracy of rates and charge outs.Prepares information for month and year-end reporting as required.Prepares and submits claims for damages and shortages of shipments.Develops, implements and manages the commodity business plan, including volume handled, sales volume to market, transportation and position management objectives, ensuring that plans align with Division strategies.Forecasting fertilizer of an assigned commodity merchandising in domestic markets, with the goal of maximizing profitability.Maintains ongoing and regular communications with customers to build relationships and ensure satisfaction, adherence to contract terms and the growth and maintenance of strong business relationships.Assists with developing and implements procurement strategies, including the establishment of street and deferred delivery contract prices, which yield planned volume and revenue targets.Manages transportation capacity and contract administration to ensure that contract terms are adhered to.Negotiate competitive truck, rail, vessel and intermodal freight rates and the co-ordination of commodity sourcing and transportation logistics in order to effectively meet contract terms,Assists in development and implementing commodity budgets.Develops key communication links to ensure optimal use of company facilities, an understanding and awareness of market requirements, building relationships and facilitating the effectiveness of integrated systems.Tracks progress towards the achievement of business plans and objectives, and initiates action as required.Performs other related duties as required.What you will bring:Minimumfour (4) years of demonstrated experience in vocational agricultural or in a combination of supervisory, education and work experience.Agricultural based degree desiredMust possess a valid class 5 driver’s licenceDemonstrated ability to lead and manage people.Accounting experience preferred; may be required.Are you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled.In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn,FacebookandTwitter