Region Manager Western Canada


Kindersley, SK, CA, S0L 1S0 Plenty, SK, CA, S0L 2R0 Kindersley, SK, CA, S0L 1S0 Lucky Lake, SK, CA, S0L 1Z0 Spiritwood, SK, CA, S0J 2M0 Meota, SK, CA, S0M 1X0 Milden, SK, CA, S0L 2L0 Eatonia, SK, CA, S0L 0Y0 Cardston, AB, CA, T0K 0K0 Meadow Lake, SK, CA, S9X 1Y4 Chin, AB, CA, T1M 1N2 Elrose, SK, CA, S0L 0Z0 Pincher Creek, AB, CA, T0K 0K0 Rosetown, SK, CA, S0L 2V0 North Battleford, SK, CA, S9A 3K2 Marengo, SK, CA, S0L 2K0 Medstead, SK, CA, S0M 1W0 Leader, SK, CA, S0N 1H0

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Region Manager is responsible and accountable for leadership, direction and management driving profitable and sustainable sales growth of the company’s products and services in a defined division within the Simplot Grower Solutions organization.  Manages a team of Market Managers, and works closely with Region Operations Manager.  This role will help SGS achieve its goal of being the industry leading solutions provider by optimizing the use of both human and capital resources.


The work location for this position will be Southern Alberta and Western/Central Saskatchewan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the division P&L, driving profitable sales growth of the company’s products and services and actively managing investments (working capital, AR, inventory, capex, SG&A). Develops and leads strategy for division in all areas.
  • Develops and executes a local pricing strategy utilizing resources from the business unit and product management focusing on margin.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and team development to Market Managers and Account Managers. Identify skill gaps and provide appropriate training, feedback, and resources as needed.
  • Manage key relationships in the division such as with supplier representatives, community members, and customers.
  • Responsible for recruiting profitable and revenue generating sales talent in coordination with centers of excellence.
  • Consult on process of ensuring compliance with safety and regulatory requirements with Region Operations Manager.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or related field (Equivalent experience of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirements of the role).

Relevant Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ agriculture experience, preferably in field sales, and/or area sales management with a proven sales history and record of profitability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to lead, communicate and motivate teams.
  • Able to effectively function as a change agent.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to become familiar with industry related software.
  • Financial acumen.
  • Ability to develop and implement successful financial goals, marketing, and business.

Job Requisition ID: 14814 

Travel Required: Up to 50% 

Location(s): SGS Office - Kindersley, SGS Retail - Cardston, SGS Retail - Chin, SGS Retail - Eatonia, SGS Retail - Elrose, SGS Retail - Kindersley, SGS Retail - Leader, SGS Retail - Lucky Lake, SGS Retail - Marengo, SGS Retail - Meadow Lake, SGS Retail - Medstead, SGS Retail - Meota, SGS Retail - Milden, SGS Retail - Pincher Creek, SGS Retail - Rosetown, SGS Retail - Spiritwood, SGS Retail Dodsland - Plenty, SGS Retail Hamlin - North Battleford 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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