Operations Administrative Assistant
Farmers Farmacy
Cambridge, ON

Who we are:

Grand Valley Fortifiers, the principal of the GVF Group of companies is a progressive and innovative leader in animal livestock nutrition. We manufacture and sell high quality, leading edge vitamin and mineral premixes and supplements for swine, dairy, beef, and poultry producers.

In 1996, Farmers Farmacy was established within the GVF Group. Since then, Farmers Farmacy has grown to be a complete animal health and equipment supplier for livestock producers providing over two thousand quality animal health products at a competitive price with next day delivery, and product support.

Farmers Farmacy is looking to add a Permanent Full-Time Operations Administrative Assistant to join our team in Cambridge, ON. We’re looking for a detail oriented, efficient and enthusiastic person to provide administrative and operational support to the warehouse, office and customer service teams. If you enjoy increasing operational efficiency and have an interest in farming, this job is for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Assisting with audits, financial reports and regulations
  • Inside sales support including outbound cold calling and processing orders
  • Providing support with new product set-ups and introductions
  • Posting invoices and purchasing support
  • Setting up product trials, doing follow up, and collecting feedback
  • Providing general office administrative support and customer service, such as answering phones, serving customers receiving and processing orders and answering customer questions

Experience we like:

  • Background in the farming or agriculture industry and a passion for animals
  • 2+ years relevant experience in an administrative role
  • A strong customer service mentality
  • Strong Excel skills with ability to create pivot tables and manipulate formulas
  • Detail oriented with highly developed organizational skills and ability to keep good records
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eager to learn, quick to learn, and very efficient
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

About GVF:

Founded in 1960, GVF Group of Companies continues to expand its products, services and geographic reach through Grand Valley Fortifiers, Valley Feeds, Farmers Farmacy, Farmers Pharmacy Rx, Direct Source Commodities, Fortified Nutrition and True Foods. GVF continues to produce high quality, cutting edge macro premixes and services across Canada, the U.S and internationally.

Headquartered in Cambridge ON, we have an amazing team across the country. With 130 employees in our offices, manufacturing plants, and on hundreds of family farms daily, meeting with customers or delivering product, everyone is a key and integral part of our team.

All interested applicants are asked to apply by attaching a copy of their resume. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates considered for the position will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Administrative Support: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Advanced Excel: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Farming or Agriculture: 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Cambridge, ON (Preferred)