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Product Line Representative - Fuel Job

DATE POSTED: Jul 22,2017

LOCATION: High River, AB

CATEGORY : Product Marketing

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5365

FULL JOB TITLE: Product Line Representative - Fuel

Product Line Representative - Fuel

High River, AB

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 aboutachieving 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.

This position is responsible for overseeing the processing of orders and monitoring inventory levels. Assists in the purchasing and distribution of products in a cost effective and efficient manner.

Key Tasks:

  • Ensures daily orders from the operations staff including the monitoring of inventory levels and the transfer and purchase of products is completed.
  • Analyzes and monitors inventory levels to ensure levels are within guidelines. Prepares reports on inventory levels and location of products.
  • Updates records for sales and inventory summaries, price changes and product code additions or deletions.
  • Reviews, balances and corrects conflicting product invoices and purchase orders for suppliers’ accounts. Allocates expenses, makes cost adjustment to products and prepares journal vouchers.
  • Work with customers using Direct to Customer loads to set pricing, arrange delivery, and complete invoicing.
  • Assists in the development of sales programs and trade show information and booths.
  • Participates in regional meetings and trade shows as required. Prepares and presents information on products and promotions.
  • In consultation with suppliers/manufacturers confirms delivery dates and contacts freight carriers to delivery product. Communicates information to the operations staff in a timely manner.
  • Provides support to Regional Account Managers – communicates information to the divisions and branches in a timely manner.
  • Prepares circulars, bulletins, and information for operations sales staff. Updates and maintains the product and price information manuals.
  • Reconciles operation’s sales with leasing companies to ensure timely collection from lease companies.
  • Provides background and information on marketing programs for operations sales staff and participates in the development and delivery of sales program training.
  • Assists in the development of sales and advertising programs.
  • Establishes and monitors product cost and retail pricing manuals.
  • Communicates on an ongoing basis with suppliers to ensure pricing, availability and delivery of products.
  • Contacts suppliers or distribution companies to transfer products as required.
  • Tracks progress towards the achievement of business plans and objectives, and initiates action as required.
  • Works closely with marketing team in developing print and digital marketing material for products.
  • Coordinates tradeshows, as well as supplying materials to retails for promotion.
  • Performs other related 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.

Skills:

  • Computer competence with demonstrated ability in the use of windows base spreadsheets, database, communication and word processing software applications. Demonstrated oral, written and listening communication skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain good relations in dealing with supplier and customers. Ability to work independently. Ability to organize and manage multiple demands.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Two years of marketing experience including sales, receiving, ordering and distribution of product or other equivalent industry experience.

Education:

  • University Education or Equivalent Industry Experience

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 atwww.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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