Senior Director, Operations
À La Coop

Date de publication : 2019-01-24

Description de l'offre


La Coop fédérée represents more than 100,000 members grouped into 102 cooperatives with operations located across Quebec, New Brunswick, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. More than 10,000 people are employed at La Coop which has annual revenues of $5.2 billion. Including its affiliated network, La Coop fédérée has nearly 16,000 employees and revenue of $8.3 billion.La Coop fédérée is present throughout the agri-food chain and, as well as being a wholesaler, it also provides agricultural producers with all the goods and services necessary for their operations, such as energy and hardware products, and farm machinery.Its network consists of five brands: Elite and La Coop (livestock and crop production, and grain marketing), Unimat (hardware and farm machinery), Sonic (energy), and Olymel (meat processing)


Our Crop Production Division is seeking :


Senior Director, Operations - - Classe 12 (G7)

Work location : TBD

Status : Permanent, Full Time, New Hire


The Senior Director, Operations will be responsible for Canada-wide strategy deployment for operations in the Animal production sector. Your tasks will be to ensure consistency of practices, sustainability of assets, and participate in the synergy of a matrix organization that includes assets held directly by Animal production, their partners, and the network of co-operatives. You will ensure the production of high-quality products for our customers by being directly responsible for a team of 300 employees distributed in the departments of formulation and quality, engineering, animal feed plants (feed mill, micro plant), and poultry operations (hatcheries, breeding farms, egg production farms, and meat production farms.)

Your mandate mainly consists of the following:

  • Develop and implement a long-term operational strategy to ensure the performance and sustainability of our assets;
  • Develop and deploy standards of operation (SOP) and continuous improvement at the national level to promote the performance of our assets and increase employee safety;
  • Evaluate and monitor key performance indicators (KPI);
  • Manage and monitor the budget of all assets;
  • Issue recommendations and participate in major investment choices;
  • Develop solid business relations and negotiate with our partners, as needed, to ensure the long-term profitability of sector operations;
  • Manage teams of both unionized and non-unionized employees;
  • Issue regular reports internally, to management, externally, to regulatory agencies, as needed;
  • Actively monitor the regulatory developments related to the sector of activity.

This position requires occasional trips to various production sites currently located from the Maritimes to Alberta.



  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration, operations management, or a related field;
  • Higher education (MBA or M. Sc.) is a strong asset;
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in middle to senior management positions;
  • You have strong strategical and tactical skills;
  • You have management experience in a very customer-focused operational environment, as well as in managing multidisciplinary teams at various levels;
  • You are a mobilizing leader, a skilled communicator, and you are known for your excellent adaptability;
  • You are an agent of change able to support your teams throughout the company’s evolution;
  • You have knowledge in finance and accounting, notably in costs and budget management, as well as in financial planning;
  • You have excellent command of French and English, both spoken and written. 



Send your application to, by the 22/02/2019 at the latest.

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. La Coop fédérée is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your consideration.

Résumé de l'offre:

  • Type de contrat : Employé à plein temps
  • Lieu : Montreal, Quebec
  • Type de poste : Gestion
  • Expérience: Non précisé(es)
  • Date de publication : 2019-01-24

En bref

Trouvez votre place dans la plus importante coopérative agroalimentaire au Canada!

Contribuez, vous aussi, à nourrir le monde en travaillant au sein d'une organisation enracinée dans le milieu agricole. La Coop mise sur sa force collective pour être reconnue comme un chef de file des secteurs agricoles et agroalimentaires canadiens et du secteur de la vente au détail dans l'est du Canada.

  • Une organisation de 10 000 employés appliquant un programme d'égalité à l'emploi et offrant une rémunération compétitive.
  • Un programme complet d'avantages sociaux incluant assurances collectives, un régime de retraite avec contribution de l'employeur et un programme d'aide aux employés.
  • Un engagement éthique réciproque entre La Coop et ses employés donnant vie aux valeurs d'honnêteté, équité, responsabilité et solidarité au quotidien.

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