Operations Supervisor - FS Partners - Tavistock, ON

FS PARTNERS, a division of GROWMARK, Inc., is a great company to work for, large enough to offer solid career opportunities and great benefits, but with a friendly, personal feel.

At FS PARTNERS, we specialize in agronomy, energy products and grain marketing. We are driven to deliver innovative solutions to help improve the profitability of our customers and farmer owners.

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

If you enjoy a non-stop day and are interested in agriculture, then we can’t wait to talk to you!  We are looking for an Operations Supervisor who can balance the supervision of staff with coordinating operations at a branch, as well as, be ready to jump on a forklift or bobcat when needed.

 

Some of your key functions include:

 

  • Supervising operational staff, including scheduling and regular coaching.
  • Coordinating operations at the location, including shipping and receiving products and services, delivering and manufacturing crop protection and nutrition products.
  • Ensuring the safe operation and maintenance and/or security of equipment and machinery.
  • Maintaining the overall appearance of the inside and outside of the premises in a professional and organized manner to promote and enhance the image of the Company.
  • Performing operational tasks along with staff, such as loading and unloading, operating plant equipment, mixing and delivering crop inputs/fertilizer.

 

This role is a one-year temporary contract, with the possibility of renewal.

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • Normally requires a high school diploma.
  • Leadership and team building skills.
  • Ability to work with office computer programs, such as inventory systems, electronic mail, internet/intranet.
  • Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills to handle customer inquiries, operational issues, and supervise staff.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (preferably class DZ), a driving abstract that represents a history of safe operation, as well as the ability to maintain insurability.
  • A current Ag Exterminator License, and/or Nutrient Technician License is a definite asset.
  • Supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Agriculture experience is an asset.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, during peak seasons.
  • Indoor/Outdoor working conditions with some lifting and climbing requirements.

 

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost.
  • We are a company that gives back to the community.
  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources.
  • We provide access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities.
  • We ensure that employee health and wellness matters to us!
  • We offer a robust benefits package including a generous RRSP matching program and Paid Time Off (full-time positions only).
  • Annual bonuses.

 

WHAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT US

 

  • FS PARTNERS is a retail division of GROWMARK, INC. serves local producers across Central and Southern Ontario. We provide leading-edge agronomic products & solutions, including precision ag services delivered by a skilled team of professionals.
  • Our average full-time tenure is 12 years, with 20% of our full-timers having more than 25 years of service.
     

We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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