Agronomy Operations Supervisor
CHS is looking for an Agronomy Operations Supervisor who has a strong understanding of the industry. You will work with the Agronomy Location Manager to operate a full service agronomy retail facility with facility with seed, grain, wheat, corn, crop protection, fertilizer and related services.
You must be able to motivate and lead employees to accomplish plant goals.You will:Supervise a staff of 3-4 people, including 2 office staff, 2 CDL drivers, 1 applicator and warehouse employees.Serve as a hands-on team lead in an agronomy facility, performing facility operations and providing guidance to others as needed to provide efficient, safe, and reliable service to patrons.Oversee all daily operations with emphasis on production efficiency, quality and safety standards.Schedule production to meet agronomy plant requirements; accounting for proper sequence, clean-out procedures, products ordered and current inventories.Act as a working supervisor, lead by example, provide general work direction, and foster communication with a strong customer service mentality.Supervise agronomy plant maintenance to ensure proper operation, repairs, and preventive maintenance requirements are met.Oversee and manage inventories, both ingredients and finished products.Enforce safety rules and administer all company and government regulations.Supervise training for personnel in regards to job duties, safety, equipment requirements and quality control to insure proper functions of assigned duties.Work in cooperation with company personnel to achieve established goals and objectives.Seek to improve personal skills and prepare to perform all support and fill-in duties when requested.Perform other duties as assigned or needed.Manage customer relations and sales from facilityWork extended hours as needed to meet business needs.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications:
(required)High School diploma or GED3-5 years of agriculture retail experienceBasic knowledge of fertilizer and crop protection chemicalsMust be able to work extended hours in seasonMust understand basic business principals of inventory managementAbility to stand, sit, twist, bend, lift up to 75lbsPreferred Qualifications: (desired)Associate?s or Bachelor?s degree in an agriculture related programAgribusiness supervisor experienceCommercial Drivers License (CDL)Agronomy and mechanical background