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Terminal Supervisor Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 03,2017

Tifton, GA

CATEGORY : Distribution


JOB ID: 2017-5890

FULL JOB TITLE: Terminal Supervisor (Tifton, GA)

Terminal Supervisor

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 Agrium’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 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 find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

Located at our Tifton, GA Distribution Terminal, and reporting to the US Terminals Superintendent, the Terminal Supervisor is responsible and accountable for staff performance and development, dry product unloading, loading transfer and storage and safety and security of the terminal. Overall responsibility includes the safety, training and management of employees, as well as the safe, efficient operation of the terminal and management of costs. The Terminal supervisor is responsible for management of all aspects of the business at their location, and to provide support to the other locations across the terminal network. In addition the supervisor is responsible for overall site administration including people, budgets, and materials and planning.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe and reliable operation of the facility.
  • Manage and steward costs to the approved budget.
  • Identify, estimate and manage improvement and sustainability projects at the terminal.
  • Ensure terminal equipment is maintained in a safe, reliable, operable condition.
  • Administration and Inventory accountability.
  • Stewardship to internal and external regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Scheduling of employee tasks and hours of work.
  • Routine plant maintenance and scheduling.
  • After hours service, security and emergency preparedness.
  • Quality control.
  • Staff development, training and supervision.
  • Arrange required training for employees.
  • Contractor Supervision on all site maintenance and projects.


  • A high school diploma, with at least 10 years of supervisory experience OR a bachelor’s degree with 5 years supervisory experience.
  • Strong, Ability to lead, engage and motivate people.
  • Ability to persuade, negotiate, mediate and overcome differences.
  • Ability to mentor, teach, coach and counsel constructively to assist others to understand and accept the importance of a safe workplace environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and engage others.
  • Knowledge of dry fertilizer operations.
  • Knowledge of maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Familiarity with railroad operations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement and control a standard set of goals, plans, processes and procedures.
  • Ability to organize and maintain consistent sustainable documentation.
  • Excellent computer skills with a good knowledge of the Microsoft office suite of programs (Word, Excell, MS Outlook, Power Point, etc…)
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret plans and processes and make decisions.
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt easily to change and have the ability to take the initiative when situations warrant immediate resolution.
  • As a team player you will be expected to work with senior management, your peers and staff, as well as contractors, visitors and customers.
  • Ability to trouble shoot and maintain the terminal equipment.

Why Agrium?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver 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. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium 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, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and veterans.

We believe our diverse and inclusive workforce helps us communicate effectively and adds to our business success. This is just one of the reasons Agrium has been honored as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the past eight years. 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.

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