Agronomy Location Manager – Evergreen FS – Anchor, IL
?Evergreen FS is farmer-owned?cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system.?Overview?Provides management, supervision, and leadership of the operations of the assigned location including personnel, scheduling, logistics, product handling, application services, and customer satisfaction. Develops and implements of business plans that maximize location profitability.? Provides supervision and leadership for the Operators and Ag Operations personnel assigned to the location.??Key Responsibilites?Hires, supervises, leads and develops both full-time and part-time assigned employees required to operate the facility.? Trains employees to meet state, federal, and company regulatory and safety criteria.?Responsible for assigned product ordering, profitable pricing, inventory control, and shipping/receiving of product.? Schedules product delivery and oversees product application.??Responsible for plant operations including dry fertilizer blending and loading, the handling of anhydrous ammonia, and the mixing and handling of ag chemicals and liquid fertilizer.?Collaborates with the Operations Manager to insure all equipment, rolling stock, and facilities are in good working order. Assists with annual budget planning process.?Will assist Crops Specialist in selling to customers at the location or by phone.??Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.?Develops and implements business plans that maximize location profitability.?Performs all other duties as assigned.??Position Requirements?Normally requires an Associate?s Degree in agricultural or business discipline, or the equivalent thereof, and 3 years or more of supervisory related work experience to demonstrate knowledge to effectively manage the assigned facilities and personnel.?Understanding and experience with competitive adeptness, inventory management, customer credit worthiness, and product knowledge and proficiency, including fertilizers, ag chemicals, seed, soil needs, and field monitoring.?Must have and maintain a valid driver?s license, a satisfactory driving record, and have the ability to travel independently.?Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.? Including but not limited to a CDL, with proper endorsements, and a Commercial Applicator Spray License.?Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant?Prefer an understanding of agronomy and/or energy operations.?Occasionally exposed or required to:Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, snow, ice, etc.)Noisy conditionsWorking conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measuresMay be required to work at varying heightsLift 51 – 70 lbs.?Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.?Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.???Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.? The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a?401(k) plan, health?and disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.?Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.??We are an equal opportunity employer.Apply for this job.