Co-op General Manager
?Farmers Union Oil Co., Warroad, Minnesota is a very successful energy and large retail cooperative located in North Central Minnesota near Lake of the Woods with two retail locations, including bulk and retail energy, C Store and commercial energy.? Annual sales are projected at $13 million.?This position requires an understanding of accounting, finance, budgeting, planning, business process controls, as well as good communication, supervisory, public relations and organizational skills to manage the total operation. The successful candidate will work extensively with a five-person board. The ideal candidate must be able to make decisions and work independently.?The candidate must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and gregarious (socially outgoing).?Responsibilities:Manage the operation of the entire business according to Farmers Union Oil Co. objectives to provide patrons with prompt, courteous and effective service while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a return on investment.Establish and implement a program of safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.?Evaluate patron credit needs and extend credit in accordance with Farmers Union Oil policies.? Monitor credit liability and manage the collection of accounts receivable.Monitor the daily long/short position for commodities to effectively manage inventory risk.Educate both employees and patrons in the operations of the business objectives to enhance employee effectiveness and improve customer relations.Establish and implement short-term goals that are consistent with long-range plans for growth in operation, including facility, equipment and personnel.Communicate with department managers to coordinate and complete all aspects of the consolidated operation.Communicate with the Board of Directors of Farmers Union Oil Co.Keep abreast of industry trends or changes to accurately answer patron inquiries.Manage Farmers Union Oil?s workforce through responsible training and clear job assignment definition and explanation, including organizational chart, job descriptions, and regular employee reviews (annual).Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.Oversee the information provided for month-end close, inventory valuation, bringing contracts to market, physical, inventory, etc.Properly document and provide accurate daily and month-end accounting transactions.?Preferred Qualifications: 2- or 4-year degree in Business or equivalentRecent Energy Manager experienceProperty/facility management experience?Additional Details:?Farmers Union Oil Co, Warroad, Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. All inquiries and information will be handled in strict confidence. For more information about the organization and position, please contact Dave Lemmon at David.Lemmon@chsinc.com or (320) 219-0270.?Interested applicants should apply online.?Deadline for applications:? ?Friday, July 5, 2019Apply for this job.