General Manager, Ste. Agathe Canola Crushing Facility

Posted Date: Oct 23, 2018
Expiry Date: Dec 22, 2018
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tags: Agribusiness, Manager, Management, Processing, Maufacturing, Operations, Canola, Manitoba, Agriculture, Experienced

Limelight Recruitment Inc.


General Manager, Ste. Agathe Canola Crushing Facility

Viterra Inc. 

Viterra is a global market leader in originating, handling, processing and marketing agricultural commodities. With employees throughout North America, Viterra has industry-leading logistics capabilities, encompassing the world’s largest global network of marketing offices, as well as handling, processing, distribution, transportation and storage assets.

Viterra strives for continuous improvement in its people, facilities and technology to foster innovation and business excellence. For over 100 years, Viterra has earned growers' business with their expertise and commitment to furthering the agricultural industry.

Based in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba and reporting to the Director, Canola Operations: the General Manager leads the Ste. Agathe facility and is responsible for developing and managing strategic business and operational plans that maximize profitability, market share and customer service. With a mandate to enhance production and proactively address maintenance, the General Manager leads an experienced multi-disciplined facility management team.

The canola crushing plant in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba is located just 30 minutes south of Winnipeg and is widely utilized by regional canola growers. The facility collects and crushes canola seeds throughout the year with the capacity to crush 1000 to 1100 metric tonnes (MT) per day. The result of the process is up to 400-450 MT of all-natural, expeller pressed canola oil per day and 600-650 MT of high energy canola meal.

As a candidate for this role, you enjoy working as a key member of a high-performing facility operations team. Your experience is supported by sound judgement and a proven ability to drive efficiencies through enhanced production and maintenance processes and practices. Your collaborative leadership style ensures excellent team dynamics and a positive working environment.

Ideally, you have a post-secondary education in engineering, business or food science combined with at least five or more years’ experience leading a facility or acting in a key managerial support role. Candidates with experience gained in complex agricultural, manufacturing or processing crush plants will be closely considered.

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