Our client is looking for a Branch Manager to join their growing team in Norwich, ON

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Develop and maintain strong relationships with both current and new customers; educate and
encourage utilization of total facilities & services; form value added customer partnerships to maximize
joint profitability
 Provide a high level of customer service and support in accordance with stated commitment levels;
collaborate with peers to ensure best business practices across all areas of the business.
 Responsible for Branch P&L inclusive of gross profit and expenses. Accountable for understanding,
reviewing, and sharing financial statements to team members and using this data to drive improved
decision making and ownership
 Maintain a healthy and productive working environment; recruit, coach and develop an empowered
workforce
 Manage the Sales team and Operations Supervisor; develop and implement new ideas in sales and
operations; continually challenge the status quo.
 Manage the Operations Supervisor; develop and implement new ideas in operations.
 Oversee and provide input into maintenance budgets, capital projects, maintenance programs; prepare
and evaluate rates of return on proposed new projects
 Identify and implement continuous improvement of processes and policies in support of organizational
goals; formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize
output; monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
 Monitor, manage and improve the efficiency of all communication processes within the Branch. Work
with head office and the department managers on a daily basis to ensure understanding and options for
each area.
 Prepare, review and control operational budgets and develop effective strategies for the financial well-
being of the branch and the Company.
 Create and execute a comprehensive annual plan in conjunction with the area managers.
 Work in conjunction with the Credit Department to monitor customer accounts and resolve issues when
necessary.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 Travel – Job will require some travel within Ontario 5-10%
 Overtime will be required during planting season, harvest, travel time to meetings and seminars,
conferences and when deadline for projects have to be met.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
 Minimum 10 years’ experience in an agricultural service business environment. Agricultural experience
or specialized knowledge of grain and crop input products and grain handling considered an asset.
 Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency and budget management
 Minimum 7 years of supervisory experience; demonstrated Ability to effectively lead a team of diverse
employees.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with determination and drive to succeed.
 Solid problem solving, decision-making, time management and organizational skills; adaptable to
changing priorities.
 Strong negotiation skills and ability to achieve conflict resolution with both internal and external
customers.

To Apply:

If interested please send your resume to laurag@canadianexecutivesearch.com

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