CEO/GENERAL MANAGER POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Golden Valley, Inc., located in rural southwestern Kansas near Larned, is searching for a CEO/General Manager. Candidates considered for this position must have a deep understanding of grain marketing and management. In addition, they must have at least five years of department or senior leader experience, with an excellent working knowledge of all facets of a diverse agribusiness from grain to crop production to retail sales. Individuals must also have the reputation for being an effective relationship builder with employees and patrons. It is essential that candidates are competent decision makers with a full and thorough understanding of managing the operations and financial aspects of a company. This position offers a competitive salary with outstanding employee benefits including 100% paid family health and dental insurance, co-op retirement, 401k, vehicle and paid vacation and sick leave. Additional Position Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience with at least 5 years’ experience working as a Location Manager, Department Manager and/or General Manager preferred;This position requires an individual with outstanding personal integrity and a customer service-oriented disposition with the ability to build strong customer and employee relationships;Demonstrated ability to manage a team of employees;Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel);A strong commitment to the Cooperative business principals;Reside in the Cooperative’s trade territory. About Golden Valley, Inc.Golden Valley, Inc. is a farmer owned grain and supply Cooperative formed December 1, 2001 by the consolidation of Golden Plains Cooperative of Rozel and Sanford, Farmers Coop Grain and Supply of Burdett and Tri-Ag Coop of Sanford. Located in Pawnee County, Kansas, Golden Valley handles wheat, corn, milo and soybeans at three locations with approximately 4.1 million bushels of combined grain storage. Their annual sales average is $42 million. Their full-service Crop Production department in Sanford provides a complete range of agronomy services including custom application of dry and liquid fertilizer and chemicals; soil testing; wholesale and retail sales of fertilizer and chemicals; application equipment rental; custom blending; and NH3 outlets at Rozel, Burdett and Sanford. The Petroleum department offers cardtrol pumps at all three locations and a bulk fuel delivery truck for on-site deliveries. The Service department, located in Rozel, provides a variety of services and products for farm and automotive needs. Golden Valley can replace or repair tires in the shop or in the field with the on-farm tire truck. At the Burdett location, Golden Valley operates a full-service feed mill, a seed cleaner and a farm store offering a selection of hardware and farm supplies.Apply for this job.