Agrium Jobs - Sales and Marketing

When I made the decision to further my career, I found a home in Agrium. I actually enjoy coming to work every day.


Facility Manager Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 02,2017

LOCATION: Greenfield, IL

CATEGORY : Facility Management

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5915

FULL JOB TITLE: Facility Manager

Facility Manager

If you live safety always 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 Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving s

uperior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned 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 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 find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

Position Summary

Responsible for day-to-day operations of a CPS retail location focused on being the leading agricultural input provider in the market. Responsibilities include the development and expansion of retail sales to customers within a geographic area surrounding the physical location, sales and servicing of designated customers, recruit and hire seasonal and fulltime employees, supervision of the location’s workforce of up to 12-25 employees in-season and accountability for the location’s financial objectives. Ensures company policies, guidelines and best practices are strictly followed. Works closely with Division Manager and other division staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations, including inventory levels, receivables, product delivery and sales. Works with Division Manager to set Location objectives. Responsible for meeting location objectives.
  • Supervise sales staff to assure that sales and margin objectives for the location are met. Provide direction to increase customer base.
  • Assure location’s inventory is optimized to meet customers’ requirements, while maintaining appropriate turns and other key financial indicators.
  • Manage the location’s workforce: determine and maintain the appropriate staffing levels; manage employee performance; provide a safe work environment; maintain necessary training; resolve work related employee issues.
  • Assure environmental compliance is maintained at all times. Properly dispose of all unusable products. Assure that all employees are trained to respond to environmental issues.
  • Covers all sales functions for assigned customer list.
  • Provide for a clean and secure site.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; BS in Ag Economics or ag-related courses preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in ag industry; understanding of relative federal and state regulations.
  • Working knowledge of computers and various software packages used in business applications.
  • Proven knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the agriculture industry, as well as the application of agricultural chemicals.
  • Ability to work autonomously with very limited guidance from Company or Division Manager.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and retain employees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; good listener.
  • Ability to understand and manage the location’s financial objectives.
  • Willingness and ability to work long hours.

Physical Requirements, including but not limited to:

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs; between 25 – 150 times per day.
  • Capacity to walk in uneven fields 2-3 miles per day.
  • General ability to sit, stoop, bend, climb, stand, walk and work on concrete floors for long periods at a time, up to 8-10 hours per day.
  • Travel.

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive 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. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Back to top