Job details Description Do you have an Ag or Business degree? Do you possess at least five yearsu2019 experience in agriculture with a proven track record in Ag retail or distribution management? Do you have at least three yearsu2019 experience managing high-performing sales teams? Are you a strong leader focused on Talent Development? If you said yes to these questions, consider a career with Wilbur-Ellis! For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us! General Purpose and Scope of Position The role of the Branch Manager is to oversee the agribusiness operations at the branch locations, including management of personnel, operational oversight, and financial results. The Branch Manager will coordinate all support resources for the branch to ensure compliance with Wilbur-Ellis safety, regulatory, credit and other policies and will be key in developing and implementing programs to establish Wilbur-Ellis as a leading provider of agronomic products. Key Skills and Abilities Include: Proficient in all Microsoft office applications Minimum of five yearsu2019 experience in the agriculture business with demonstrated track record in sales and marketing or retail branch management Bacheloru2019s degree or higher in Agriculture or Business- related field is preferred Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Key Personal Attributes Include: Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills to small and large groups with an ability to lead and influence Detail and accuracy orientation with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Good interpersonal and team building skills with a positive attitude and ability to establish relationships with branch personnel, peers and customers Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include: Management oversight of the branch Responsible for managing agribusiness operations, including but not limited to management of personnel, operational oversight and financial results Estimate 60% of time will be spent performing sales duties with key grower customers Coordinate all support resources for the branch to ensure compliance with Wilbur-Ellis safety, regulatory, credit and other policies Develop and implement programs to establish Wilbur-Ellis as a leading provider of agronomic products Identify key grower customers, understand their business, determine their needs and develop plans and actions to meet needs with appropriate sales solutions Communicate with Area Manager on initiatives, objectives, strategies, and action plans Utilize Operations support resources including fertilizer, value added nutrition, branded products, seed and PPP purchasing to maximize sales opportunities with grower customers Responsible for budgeting, forecasting, analysis and communication of the financial performance objectives for the branch Responsible for following credit policies and managing risk for the company Identify and communicate growth opportunities through new market development Develop an annual business plan that optimizes growth and profitability for the branch Utilize the Variable Incentive Program to establish measurable and challenging goals for sales and branch personnel Implement marketing and sales plans, establish and meet sales goals, and network with suppliers and industry representatives to expand market opportunities Compensation and Benefits: Competitive Salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors) Comprehensive company benefits COMPANY CULTURE Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyedu00a0over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other. Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industryu2019s best workforce Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment. Qualifications Skills Behaviours : Motivation : Education Preferred Bachelors or better. Experience Required 5 years: Experience in the Agriculture or Business related field managing high-performing sales teams. Licences & certifications Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractoru2019s legal duty to furnish information.