Assistant Manager Business Services

Fraser Grain Terminal

Assistant Manager Business Services

Are you looking for a career in a stable industry that helps feed the world?

Join a team that shares your passion and enthusiasm for Canadian grain! Fraser Grain Terminal (FGT) has an opportunity for a motivated, forward-thinking and dedicated individual to bring their passion and hands on skills to a role as Assistant Manager, Business Services for our terminal in Surrey, BC. This brand new, state of the art terminal is a joint venture between Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) and GrainsConnect Canada Operations Inc. (GrainsConnect) and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.

Our owners are investing in assets such as FGT to continue building on growth trajectory.

Both partner companies in FGT have demonstrated their commitment to the growth of Canadian overseas markets by making significant investments in resources to efficiently export Canadian farmer’s grain and specialty product exports and contributing to the world’s food supply chain.

P&H’s roots go back over 110 years, with a proud tradition of being a Canadian, family-owned and managed agri-business. P&H is growth-oriented, diversified and vertically integrated with operations that include grain handling, transportation, logistics, and merchandising, as well as crop inputs, flour milling and feed milling.

GrainsConnect Canada Operations, Inc is a joint venture between GrainCorp, a leading Australian agribusiness, and Zen-Noh Grain Corporation, a subsidiary of major Japanese agricultural cooperative Zen-Noh (National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations). Incorporated in 2015, GrainsConnect operates four new, high-capacity grain terminals in Maymont and Reford, Saskatchewan and Vegreville and Huxley, Alberta. GrainsConnect offers competitive pricing, game-changing efficiency and access to global demand.

Apply your skills and experience to the next step in your career.

As the Assistant Manager, Business Services, you will assist in the development and growth of the container trans-loading business at Fraser Grain terminal.

The successful candidate will be an expert in logistics and management and will apply technology and skill to effectively plan and coordinate container trans-loading operations. You will have strong analytical skills to streamline processes and meet organizational goals. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build strategic relationships will make you effective in the role. Our goal is to hire the top talent to help us operate our state of the art facility. Reporting to the Manager of Business Services, you will have an opportunity to set processes and make an impact on the business.

The Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in daily, monthly logistics planning meetings to meet FGT targets;
  • Coordinate daily truck scheduling for movement of shipping containers;
  • Monitor and manage off dock container inventory;
  • Prepare timely and accurate shipping documentation;
  • Manage the Business Services Administration team to meet company objectives;
  • Provide clear and concise communication between shippers and shipping line stakeholders;
  • Prepare and analyze EDI reports;
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate should enter the position with the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in areas such as agriculture, business management, logistics or project management, or relative equivalent work experience;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in trans-loading or container management;
  • 2 -3 years of experience in a supervisory role;
  • Strong knowledge of current best practices and methodologies pertaining to bulk shipment logistics including rail, storage, ship-loading and vessel management;
  • Professionally driven to be an expert in logistics;
  • Excellent organizational and time managements skills with the ability to prioritize and achieve targets and meet deadlines;
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Ability to build strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical skills to proactively identify issues and provide viable solutions to problems;
  • Familiarity with industry available logistics tracking and rate software technology;
  • Adaptable to work with changing demands in a face paced environment.


How to Apply

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FGT is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society. As a result, Fraser Grain Terminal is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. We welcome applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.