The employees of the Crop Management Network is what sets us apart from the rest; it’s because of our staff that we have become a leader and respected name in our industry. Our highly motivated employees, whom are greatly engaged in our communities, have lead us in becoming strategic partners in local farm businesses and developing strong customer relationships.
Crop Management Network
Account Manager - Sales
At Crop Management Network Inc., we’re committed to the communities we serve and sustaining local farms for generations to come. CMN has nine ag retail locations throughout Alberta, making us proud to be Alberta’s largest independent ag retailer. CMN is committed to the success of our farmers by selling high-quality crop inputs, being innovative in practice, providing agronomy services and support, and delivering upon our commitments with best-in-class customer service. We are currently looking to hire an Account Manager- Sales This position will have a strong focus on serving customers in the Central Alberta! Account Managers are customer-driven and determined to find ways that CMN can bring value to our customers’ farm businesses.• Account Managers sell crop inputs products (i.e. fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, canola and forage seed) as well as basic and specialized agronomy services. • Have a comprehensive understanding of the customers’ business to align the appropriate products, services and advice. • Driven to meet and exceed sales targets at appropriate profit margins. • Contribute to the overall success of the business by increasing revenue and profit from new and existing customers. • Generate new business through networking, following up on leads from marketing activities and making cold calls. Customer contact will be face to face and through telephone and email. • Grow a marketplace for innovative or new products that provide value to the grower. • Work with the CMN team to coordinate delivery and/or customer pick up of product, ensure adequate credit is in place and support the Health and Safety program. Qualifications: • Agriculture based degree or diploma an asset • Demonstrated experience in vocational, agricultural, or a combination of education and work experience • Conducts themselves in a professional manner, and able to keep information confidential • Excellent communication and people skills, both written and oral • Proven strong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) • Preferred a minimum 3-6 years sales experience • Valid class 5 drivers licence
Crop Management Network Inc. is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Reference ID: CMNAM21
CMN Facility, Maintenance and Environmental Team
The Facility, Maintenance and Environmental (FM&E) Team at Crop Management Network Inc. delivers the highest quality of service to our customers, by ensuring our equipment, facilities, and warehouse are running as efficiently as possible.
The Facility Operators are responsible to:
• Provide regular updates/counts on inventory levels
• Maintain equipment and conduct regular inspections on the facility and equipment.
• Assist with the receipt of product to the warehouse
• Assist customer pick-up/internal transfers of product
• Blend dry fertilizer
• Operate a wheel loader / skid steer / forklift
• Ensure the facility is keep clean and free of hazards; & Follow Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will have:
• Demonstrated ability to work independently Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
• Must possess good interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
• Must be able to work in fast paced environment
• Ability to do physical labour and other strenuous physical tasks.
• Workers must be punctual and reliable.
• Ability to lift 50lbs
• Class 3 licence preferred; or willing to attain
Reference ID: CMNVEG21
Job Type: Full-time
Location Administrator/OperationsCome Join Our Network! About CMN
Crop Management Network provides quality crop input products, progressive solutions, and valued services, that contribute to higher crop yields and the sustainability of Western Canadian agriculture. Office Administrator/Operations Based out of the Holden location; the Administrator directs office activities including, ordering supplies, providing front line customer service, report and document preparation, accounts receivable, data management, gathering payroll, and inventory management. They will also support the operational demands of our busy season by blending fertilizer and coordinating customer pick up/delivery of product. Responsibilities: • Accounts receivable • Assist in ensuring all inventory is real time and current by entering inventory receipts when product is delivered. • Answer telephones, greet visitors, meet with clients, and handle business and administrative details. • Assist customer pick-up/internal transfers of product. • Ensure the facility is keep clean and free of hazards. Experience: • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures. • Proven strong time management, planning and multi-tasking skills. • Excellent communication and people skills, both written and oral. • Proven strong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) • Able to work independently or as part of an effective team. • Experience in the Ag. Industry is an asset. • Valid Class 5 licence. • Able to work overtime and weekends in the busy season. Reference ID: CMNHOLDEN21-2 Expected Start Date: 2021-12-13 Job Type: Full-time Salary: From $25.00 per hour
Territory Operations ManagerSummary:
At Crop Management Network (CMN), we strive to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers, by ensuring our equipment, facilities, and warehouses are running as efficiently as possible. The Territory Operations Manager oversees and manages the daily operations of two or more CMN retail locations within Central Alberta. They have a strong focus on implementing operational strategies that promote the growth and sustainability of CMN’s relevance in the marketplace. They achieve this through; effective cost management, logistic excellence, showing value in being innovative, reaching for opportunities to better serve our farmers, retaining top performing employees, maintaining a well-run facility and by supporting a team with aggressive sales targets. Job Duties: Safety: • Ensure that daily operational activities are conducted safely, efficiently, and profitably. • Ensure proper PPE/equipment/training/ safety measures are provided to contractors, existing and new/seasonal staff. • Promote a culture and commitment to the safety of CMN employees, visitors, contractors, and general public. • Input and monitor safety activities on SiteDocs to ensure all HS&E documentation is entered as per CMN HS&E Policy. Managing: • Maintains/Manage operational, admin and seasonal staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees. • Coordinate the ordering of fertilizer, seed, and chemical. • As a leader within CMN, have a thorough understanding of the direction of CMN. • Schedule staff during peak season to meet business demands. Business/Financial Management: • Work with the Director of Finance, Director of Sales and CEO in managing all financial aspects of operating a business. • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual capital and expense budget and scheduling expenditures. • Analyzing/monitor budgets to actual expenditures. • Work with the sales and administration team to manage credit and collection programs. • Oversee, advise, and manage accounts payables and receivables when required. • Leads Budget Meetings and Monthly Location Meetings. Maintenance: • Oversee maintenance, cleanliness, and repairs of facilities and equipment. • Maintain records of all inspections performed, in house and by third parties, to ensure we are compliant and meet environmental and health and safety requirements. • Oversee daily operational duties to serve customers, such as, blending and loading fertilizer, unloading, and loading seed and agricultural chemical products Inventory: • Work with the Logistics Coordinator to keep informed of product delivery or shipments internally to other Crop Management sites. • Lead and implement effective inventory management program to minimize damages, prevent unplanned condition problems, meet customer and CMN Internal requirements, and ensure high standards are maintained. • Coordinate delivery or pick up of product with Account Managers and the customer. • Work with Administration to ensure inventory is accurately inputted. Qualifications/Requirements: • Post-Secondary education in Agriculture, Business, or a related field experience. • Experience with inventory controls, operating efficiency, project management, forecasting and budget management. • Experience leading and operating a crop inputs facility preferred but not required. • Demonstrative leadership with the ability to effectively lead a team of diverse employees • Proven problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills. • Ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Environmental standards and regulations. • Obtain First Aid, WHIMIS, TDG & Forklift Training. • Required to load clients with product using a tractor, forklift other equipment. • Longer hours in busy season. Reference ID: CMNTOM21 Job Type: Full-time
At CMN we are committed to provide students with the opportunity to put their education into practice. Our Summer Intern program is designed to give students a wide scope of experience and insight into the ag industry. Throughout the 4-month internship the Summer Interns will get to: work on the operational & customer service side of an ag retail; get first-hand practice and knowledge of local agronomic trends & findings; support the Account Manager and Technical Agronomist; and dive into the sales process of our business. Having this broad experience will allow our Interns to get a variety of experience to help them navigate their future focus once they complete their education journey. Position Summary: Support Ag Retail Operations: Provide operational and customer support at the retail location by: • Ensuring the yard, equipment, and any buildings at CMN’s are keep clean and free of hazards. • Preparing and complete orders for delivery/transfer or pickup. Assist with blending fertilizer and follow inventory control processes. • Unloading materials and product safely and promptly from delivery trucks, and properly place them in the warehouse and yard area. • Safely operate a forklift to move, unload and load product. • Ensuring a high level of customer service is met when serving our customers. • Being active and adhering to our Health, Safety & Environment policies, and procedures at CMN. CMN Intern Program & Agronomy Initiatives: · Regularly scout customers fields and record weed, insect, disease, and other observations. · Record and document field findings in AgConnexion. · Work with Account Managers to analyze field observations and review product/service plan that aligns with the growers needs. · Assist the CMN Trial Committee with field days and ongoing monitoring of plots. · Work with our Technical Agronomist to drive CMN agronomy initiatives, communicate innovative products and present local findings/results to the Account Manager team. · Meet objectives of CMN Intern Program. Qualifications: • REQUIRED: Students attending/pursuing who are enrolled/pursuing agricultural programs, business programs or other education related to working in the agricultural industry. • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. • Self-driven to coordinate daily activities. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Flexible schedule and available to work Saturdays and overtime hours during busy seasons. • Valid class 5 driver's licence. • Able to operate a forklift and tractor (training provided) • Must be able to use applicable computer systems. • Ability to meet the company’s policy requirements by completing a criminal background check, and drivers abstract. • Obtain First Aid, WHIMIS, TDG & Forklift Training.
Crop Management Logistics
Class 1 Commercial Drivers
Crop Management Logistics Inc., is an integrated trucking company of Crop Management Network Inc. (CMN). They provide safe and reliable transportation, of liquid and dry fertilizer, to our retail locations and CMN clients. Our retails are located in Central, AB however, the radius of travel may include travel to the US and other out of province locations when required.The successful candidate will have: • A valid Class 1 license; with a clean abstract • Communicate effectively with customers, dispatch, managers and safety. • Maintain accurate and up-to-date log books using our EDL program. • Perform Inspections and safety checks. • Excellent customer service and organizational skills. • Proven experience with driving applicable trucks and trailers. • Handles all physical requirements for loading, transporting and driving. • Knowledge and understanding of basic truck maintenance. • Willingness to comply with all Health, Safety Environmental regulations. Start Date: ASAP Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found Status: Full Time; commission based Benefits: Group benefit package **All offers are subject to successful completion of a standard Pre-Employment Drug Screening. **Candidate must possess appropriate travel documents to enter the US.