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Seasonal Scale House Administrator

We currently have a seasonal opening for the position of Seasonal Scale House Administrator based at our Putnam location. This position supports the Branch Manager for Sylvite Agri-Services Ltd.

RESPONSIBILITIES

SALES AND TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT

  • Coordinate movements and orders of fertilizer
  • Perform sales administrative functions such as invoicing, statements, responding to customer request inquiries and provide sales support
  • Support dispatch as necessary
  • Maintain professionalism and a customer service attitude towards customers or truck drivers

ADMINISTRATION

  • Main scale house coordinator; greeting, directing and weighing trucks for Putnam branch traffic
  • Support for phones and other office duties as required

COMPANY KNOWLEDGE AND MUTUAL SUPPORT

  • Become knowledgeable about all Sylvite divisions and the products and services they provide to customers
  • Documentation of all processes and tasks for which a function is responsible  
  • Demonstrate a high degree of service to and collaboration with other business units
  • Provide support to other department members maintaining a sense of team
  • Provide positive feedback to others when possible; coach others for success
  • Recommend opportunities for improvement of processes and systems as a result of the function performed or based on observations
  • Recommend opportunities for reducing costs 

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with very effective time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Good planning capability with attention to detail
  • Highly customer focus; team player with strong relationship-building skills 
  • Problem-solving skills
  • High level of integrity

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Industry-related experience an asset
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Physical Effort (physical activity - lifting, carrying, physical motion): Normal
  • Physical Environment (temperature, noise, other environmental or hazardous conditions): Normal
  • Sensory Attention (effect of the job on one or more of the senses): High degree of attention to detail
  • Mental Stress (social disruption, increased anxiety/stress): Seasonal fast-paced environment