Careers

Please check the current employment opportunities with TerraLink. We offer exciting career opportunities for individuals who enjoy working in a friendly and team oriented environment. Please check back often for updates.

Purchasing Department Manager

Full-time position
Abbotsford
August 18, 2019

Grow with us! TerraLink has an immediate opening for a self-motivated and organized agribusiness professional to join our senior management team in the role of Purchasing Department Manager, based in Abbotsford, British Columbia. This is a multifaceted position dealing with all uses and markets for crop input products, pertaining to what is grown for food, sport, recreation and beautification, mainly in British Columbia and its neighboring provinces and states.

Make a Strategic Move
If you are a senior manager, an experienced and mature technical sales rep or consultant working for an agri-retailer, distributor or crop consultancy, or if you are not in the industry but have the qualifications and want to shift into crop inputs, here is your chance to make a strategic career move with an industry leader.

Part of the Farming Community for Over 45 Years
TerraLink is British Columbia’s leading manufacturer and distributor of fertilizer, seed and crop protection products. We strive to improve farm productivity by offering superior fertilizers and other crop input technologies with unparalleled agronomic support. The strategically located blending and packaging facility at Abbotsford along with store locations at Delta and Calgary enable us to efficiently service Western Canada.

Abbotsford – A City in the Country
Located in B.C.’s beautiful Fraser Valley, Abbotsford is a city in the country and known for its agriculture and stunning views of the coastal mountains and Washington State’s Mount Baker. Residents enjoy favourable weather year-round, as well as unlimited recreational opportunities and easy access to Vancouver and the U.S.

Lead in a Collaborative Environment
In the role of Purchasing Department Manager, you will lead the purchasing group with a goal of achieving even higher levels of organization, efficiency, communication, MRP (Materials Resource Planning) system utilization, reliability and inventory financial impact control. As a key figure in the company, you will work collaboratively with other members of the management team in a dynamic, growth-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:
Product Management: in a shared capacity with the Sales Managers, vet products for suitability to meet the needs of the business and the market,
Quality Control: together with other managers, jointly lead in the further development of corporate QC standards and apply them to vendor.
Procurement and Supply Chain: ensure that timely placement of purchase orders, product standards, vendor confirmations, payments, transportation, tracking, importation and the timely delivery of goods in order to achieve the on-time delivery performance needed while keeping product costs at competitive market-cost driven
Inventory Control: lead in determining amounts of inventory to be brought in and storage space allocation, the procurement and the supply chain, and serve as the key manager in charge of inventory carry over and obsolescence
Sourcing and Acquisition: take the lead for the sourcing and acquisition of key fertilizer commodity ingredients used in manufacturing and blending fertilizers, and for their sales as straight commodities to user
Vendor Relationships: manage vendor relationships, along with the CEO and Sales Managers; attend trade shows, know and understanding the industry, its players and their position in it.

This position requires the following qualifications: 
A minimum of 10 years of agribusiness experience (preferably related to fertilizer, crop protection or seed)
A science background from a recognized university or leading agricultural college
A natural ability to effectively lead and manage staff and business processes
An ability to work comfortably in a group setting with other experienced and qualified managers and supervisors

Compensation and Incentives
TerraLink provides for a full compensation, incentive and profit-sharing package at industry competitive levels. The company offers a flexible employment package, reflective of the role of the candidate in the company and industry.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to Stan Loewen, CEO of TerraLink Horticulture Inc., by email at stan@tlhort.com. All inquiries are treated as strictly confidential and your name will not be shared with anyone internally until you provide permission.

 

Production Coordinator 

Full-time position
Abbotsford
August 14, 2019

TerraLink Horticulture Inc., a successful agricultural crop inputs retailer located in Abbotsford, BC has an immediate opening to fill the position of Purchasing Department Manager.  The ideal candidate will be seeking career advancement to join a senior management team of agri-professionals working in a fast paced, dynamic business environment. 

Production Coordinator position will include working with our manufacturing team, managing the job calendar, maintaining stock levels of blending materials, working with dispatch and our formulations department and other related duties. This candidate must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

The candidate must be computer literate and be familiar with Excel as well as other common software. The candidate is expected to be well versed in mathematics. The duties of the candidate will include but not exclusive to:

  • Creating production cards
  • Updating production cards
  • Stock transfers
  • Communicating production issues to sales desk, dispatch  or supervisor
  • Updating bulk orders
  • Monitor inventory levels (Raw materials, Packaging and reverse distribution)
  • Organizing orders for Manufacturing
  • Assisting Operations, Distribution, Maintenance/Production Managers

Why join TerraLink?

We offer our team members many benefits including the following:

  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Profit Sharing
  • Staff Discount on product purchases
  • Company social events

If you or someone you know is interested in contributing to local agriculture solutions as part of our TerraLink Team, please forward a cover letter and resume to the address below.

Interested candidate can apply via email to Ed Gilchrist ed@tlhort.com 

 

Customer Service Representative

Seasonal and Full-time positions available
Abbotsford and Delta Locations
January 24, 2019

TerraLink Horticulture is a major crop supply company with locations in Abbotsford & Delta, BC. We provide producers and other commercial accounts with a wide range of fertilizers, seeds, pesticides, field services, equipment, biological controls, plastics and other crop inputs, throughout the Pacific Northwest.

The Abbotsford and Delta divisions of TerraLink have openings for Customer Service Representatives at their sales desks. There are seasonal and full-time positions available at both locations.

Primary duties of the incumbent will include telephone order-taking, order processing and related duties. This will include work at both the walk-in sales counter and the order processing areas.

A degree or diploma in agriculture or related science, as well as knowledge of grass and forage seed. Or experience in the agricultural industry would also be an asset.

The candidate must be computer literate, have strong Excel skills, Word and other common software, and comfortable with mathematics. Successful candidates will be expected to obtain a BCME Pesticide Dispenser Certificate and a TDG Certificate. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communications, interpersonal and organizational skills. 
A willingness to work flexible hours is a must. The incumbent must be willing to learn all aspects of the business and multitask when required.

Secondary language skills an asset.

Interested applicants may apply by email to:

Abbotsford location:
Allison Reid
Sales Desk Supervisor 
allison@tlhort.com

Delta Location:
Kelly Sieben
Location Manager
kelly@tlhort.com