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Tupperville - Summer student

02/09/2021
Tupperville - Summer student

Are you looking for a hands-on summer opportunity supporting local farms and farm families in your community to expand their participation in the agri-food value chain?

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. has a summer opportunity for a motivated student to join our team. As a summer student, you will have the opportunity to work in different roles and develop your agriculture knowledge with hands on experience, as well as gain an understanding of the careers available at AGRIS.

Location:
Tupperville

What will you be responsible for:

  • Provide an exceptional customer experience at every interaction.
  • Understanding and supporting overall branch operation, administrative functions, as well as the branch and individual sales targets across AGRIS.
  • Accept orders for products and services and initiate any actions required to effect timely delivery.
  • Ensure all products ordered or shipped are properly invoiced prior to leaving the co-operative.
  • Assist in monitoring inventory levels and ensure adequate supplies are on hand to support customer purchasing. In consultation with the manager, complete inventory counts and replace inventory as required.
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of available custom equipment to result in maximum utilization and quality customer service.
  • Maintains a clean and attractive environment in the retail area.
  • Support of agronomic recommendations with a focus on the Whole Farm Plan.
  • Awareness of sustainability issues such as 4R Stewardship, Class 12 Pesticide rules.
  • Extended hours, as required, during the busy season.

Requirements for this job:

  • Knowledge of agronomy, fertilizer, chemical, seed and grain marketing
  • Maintain a valid drivers license
  • Travel as required to support farm owner and branch needs across the AGRIS region
  • Computer literacy
  • Enrollment in a degree or diploma in agriculture or equivalent work experience

If you are interested in furthering your development towards a career in agriculture as part of an industry leader, developing innovative solutions and enhancing the profitability of our members, we want to meet with you!

About AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. 

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a dynamic and successful farmer owned co-operative that prides itself on providing quality agronomic and grain marketing solutions for our customer/owners. We are a leader in precision farming technology, seed, and agronomy and petroleum services.

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a 100 per cent farmer-owned grain marketing and farm-input supply company that serves more than 1,000 farmer owners in 14 locations in Essex, Kent, Elgin, Middlesex and Lambton counties. It is a leader in precision farming technology, seed, agronomy and petroleum services.

The co-operative is a partner of Great Lakes Grain, a grain merchandising company. AGRIS Co-operative is a member-owner of GROWMARK, Inc. and markets products and services under the FS banner.

We have branches located in Brigden, Chatham, Cottam, Dutton, Glencoe, Leamington, McGregor, Muirkirk, Rochester, Stoney Point, Thamesford, Thamesville, Tupperville and Wheatley.

Please forward your resume in confidence by March 16, 2021 to:
humanresources@agris.coop

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all those who apply however only applicants selected for an interview will be notified.

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