Assistant Petroleum Manager
Assistant Petroleum Manager
Melville Home Centre - Petroleum

Hours Description: Full Time

The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multibillion-dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 180 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services.
Prairie Co-op operates 12 locations in the communities of Melville, Fort Qu’Appelle, Lemberg, Lipton, Cupar, Strasbourg, Ituna and Kelliher. With over 12,000 members, 240 employees, and sales in excess of $92.5 million, Prairie Co-op is a leader in providing goods and services to our members. Our mission is to provide quality products and services in a sustainable manner to our members and communities. The successful candidate will embrace our CRS Brand values: locally invested, community-minded, and lifetime membership benefits.
Prairie Co-op invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Petroleum Manager to join our Petroleum Team. This position is located in Melville, Saskatchewan. The Assistant Petroleum Manager will coordinate day-to-day activities of our Petroleum Team and assume the full responsibility of the Petroleum Manager in his/her absence. The position plays a very instrumental role in developing sales and achieving budgeted goals while maintaining adherence to health & safety procedures, image standards, and asset protection for uninterrupted service to our members.
Reporting to the Petroleum Manager, responsibilities for this position include the following:
Maintain service standards by positively leading, coaching and motivating the Petroleum Team Members.
Maintain member-client and Tempo dealer satisfaction through regular, direct contact.
Ensure acceptable level of service is provided, staff attitude is appropriate and Hassle-Free Guarantee Program is followed. Follow and maintain the customer contact program as per Prairie Co-op policy and procedure 
Develop sales volume in petroleum, oil and lubricant, cardlock, and ag equipment.
Provide operational direction and support the implementation of programs and policies related to health & safety, alcohol & substance, discrimination & harassment, loss prevention, asset protection, budget development and business planning, etc. 
Support the retail’s core values by creating personal goals which align with and strengthen the Co-operative’s goals and business objectives. 
Assist the Petroleum Manager in the processes of recruitment, orientation, performance management, training & development, and engagement of all the Petroleum Team Members. 
Other duties as assigned by the Petroleum Manager.  
Extensive petroleum experience and managerial experience (preferably in the retail environment)
Experience in developing relationships with external and internal customers on complex issues and transactions
Experience and proven competency of providing assertive, constructive feedback to other team members and providing on-the-job training and coaching to team members 
Experience and proven competency of implementing health & safety policies and procedures and addressing safety hazards and concerns. 
Ability to control operational costs, maximize operational efficiency, and improve sales and growth margin with effective marketing skills.
Alignment with Prairie Co-op values of Excellence, Integrity and Progressive. 
Prairie Co-op offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes extended health, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and pension, along with excellent training programs and opportunities for advancement. If you have the desire to grow and develop, the opportunities are endless. 
If you feel this role would be a great fit with your skills and experience, and want to embrace the possibilities and evolution of this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we look forward to having you join our team!
Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to:, Attn:  Human Resources Manager, Prairie Co-operative Limited, Box 1330, Melville, SK S0A 2P0.
If you require additional information about this position, please contact Chad Kohlenberg, Petroleum Manager at 306-728-5811.