Administrative Assistant/Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator

AGI

Dates

Closing: July 2, 2021

Posted: May 7, 2021

Location

Horace, ND, USA

Job Department

Administration

To apply for this position, please send your resume to beth.payne@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Through a comprehensive network of knowledgeable and highly skilled dealers, distributors and strategically located warehouse facilities, AGI serves both domestic and international customers. AGI takes a collaborative approach within the Westfield, Batco, Rem and Hutchinson Mayrath product offerings that considers all stakeholder requirements to satisfy the unique needs of our customers.

The Opportunity

AGI is in search of a new Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator at our Horace, North Dakota Warehouse location.  The Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator will report to AGI’s US Distribution Manager and will assist in the administrative operation of the US Warehouses, including coordinating, prioritizing, and supporting the work of the US Distribution Manager. Additionally, they will maintain Westfield’s Safety/DOT program including current records, files, audit results, action items, follow up, and OSHA compliance. Furthermore, they will facilitate training for educational programs, including maintaining and tracking training records. This position will have indirect leadership impact ensuring effective ongoing communication throughout the organization providing direction and identifying, leveraging, sharing, and implementing best practices.

The Team 

The Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator is based out of the Horace, North Dakota warehouse, and reports to the US Distribution Manager for Ag Growth’s Portable Grain Handling Products. 

This dynamic team of currently 7-10 warehouse employees provides best in class service to our North American portable handling customer base. They will work collectively with Dealers, Customers and other Regional Sales Representatives across AGI to meet the growing needs of our customers.

Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator will assist in the administrative operation of the US Warehouses. More specifically, the Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator will:

  • Handle department correspondence, including typing, copying, distributing, and filing.
  • Compose and/or edit letters, memos, and departmental communications.
  • Prepare reports for daily tracking of operations.
  • Verify and communicate timelines to third party vendors and internal representatives.
  • Ensure transactions between entities are accurate and recorded timely.
  • Assist with fleet and driver safety ensuring DOT compliance.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate training for educational programs, including maintaining and tracking training records.
  • Develop and coordinate safety compliance calendar initiatives and follow up to ensure completion.
  • Open and route mail. Distribute invoices for proper approval.
  • Provide both telephone and walk-in customer support.
  • Perform additional related duties as requested or required.

Qualifications

Candidates for the Administrative Assistant/EHS Coordinator will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing/warehouse setting
  • Made2Manage (M2M) or other ERP experience, Lean Manufacturing and DOT experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills including Windows, Microsoft Office and Salesforce
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Travel up to 5% in the United States

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of processes and shop operations
  • High attention to detail and results, with a strong understanding of file management and documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both in writing and verbally
  • Communication, negotiation, and teamwork skills while working across departments, including peers, management & customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Able to multitask while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able and willingness to learn
  • Results oriented

Ideally, candidates will be comfortable, through either professional or personal experience, working in the agricultural market segment, but this is most certainly not a requirement. 

AGI provides a competitive pay and benefit package, including Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Match, 401K and employer contributions, as well as many other benefits.

How to Apply

Apply today!

Click the “Apply Today” button above or email beth.payne@aggrowth.com with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line. 

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.