Working at CPS

Are you a good fit?

While competitive compensation is obviously an important aspect of any job, the people who are most successful at CPS also look at other factors. If you're considering joining our team, take a quick look at the attributes below to see if you're the right fit for us – and we're the right fit for you.

  • Safety first - You will stop any unsafe work activity and seek clarification to ensure everyone's safety.
  • You are a steward of your resources and work to leave a positive mark on the world.
  • You can become an advocate and ambassador for the organization's mission to help feed the world. 
  • You own your work; you can walk through the unexpected to deliver on commitments without excuses or blame.
  • You are a change leader and  can develop new approaches to achieve extraordinary results.
  • You can be a part of one company and one collective team by working to inspire others and working towards the development of yourself and those around you.
  • You demonstrate a willingness to embrace change to strive for continuous improvement and consider the safety of people, environment, physical assets and reputation of the company.
  • You can build and lead CPS's culture by embodying CPS's values and behaviors.
  • While growing with our company over time, you can proactively develop value-added solutions that improve customer productivity by anticipating customer needs.
  • You demonstrate commitment to the well-being and success of others by valuing unique perspectives of others and recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • You will win together by sharing knowledge and best practices across and within the business units, functions or work locations to drive business results for the organization.
  • You embody and bring our Core Values to life: Safety, People, Execution and Ownership Mindset, Customer Focus, Operational Excellence, Sustainability, Innovation, and Effective Collaboration.

If you nodded "yes" several times, we encourage you to look at our current opportunities and apply.

Operations Lead

2017-6032

CA-SK-Carnduff

September 11, 2017

Operations

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.
 
Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.
 
While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.  
 
Who You Will Work With
 
You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.
 
Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.
 
Operations Lead
Carnduff, SK
 
Reporting to the Branch Manager, this position is responsible for supporting the sale and distribution of agri-products and services.
 
Key Tasks:
 
- Assists in the daily operation of the Branch
- Maintains facility assets in a safe manner
- Provides customer service for internal and external customers
- Complies with all CPS and Industry regulatory and EH&S standards at all times
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with staff and customers
- Unloads, loads and delivers agri-products
- Participates in the inventory management and control procedures
- Makes recommendations to enhance performance of equipment
- In conjunction with maintenance staff, and/or maintenance contractors performs equipment repair and maintenance
- Operates in accordance with health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices
- Keeps equipment and facilities clean, well-maintained and free of fire hazards
- Performs the responsibilities of other regional operations positions during staff absences in order to optimize the efficiency of regional operations. This may require cross training in various positions
- Performs other duties as required
 
The Ideal Candidate
 
Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. 
 
Qualifications
 
Experience:
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in agri-business and/or other related customer service function. Equivalent combinations of education and experience, which result in the required level of knowledge, competencies, skills and abilities, may be considered.
 
Education:
- Grade 12 or recognized equivalent, supplemented with successful completion of Certificate in Agriculture, Agri-Business Certificate, or equivalent post-secondary education.    
 
Other
 
- Demonstrated experience in vocational, agricultural, or a combination of education and work experience
- Minimum 2-3 years operational experience
- Effective time management, planning and multi-tasking skills
- Required knowledge/understanding of branch operation and equipment
- Computer skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)    
- Ability to work independently or as a part of an effective team
- Conducts themselves in a professional manner
- Must possess a valid class 3 or 1 driver’s license
- Ability to meet the CPS policy requirement by completing a Criminal background check, Drug/alcohol testing, and Driving Record Abstract
 
Salary Level 3
 
 
Why Crop Production Services?
 
Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities.  We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.
 
Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities. 
 
Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.
 
Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at www.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
 

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