?Job DescriptionThe Mission and PositionThis colleague?s Mission will be to advance the Mission of California Sun Grower Services, LLC, which is, to create value for growers principally through the provision of tomato transplants and transplanting and harvesting services.This position also plays a critical role in taking responsibility for the timely supply of the proper quality and quantity of tomatoes to our factories.This colleague is expected to provide advanced analysis, insight, strategic integration and execution of all company operations including production coordination, technology, marketing, sales, general administration, finance and accounting. We desire an individual with the drive to understand and play the full, integrated game of business.Responsibilities, Activities and Values:Demonstrate Principled Entrepreneurship through a sense of urgency, discipline, accountability, judgement, initiative, economic and critical thinking skills, and the risk-taking mentality necessary to generate the greatest contribution for yourself, the enterprise and society.Create long-term net value by (1) providing value for our customers through understanding and relationships and (2) eliminating waste of human and natural resources. Develop and execute strategic and tactical plans to advance the enterprise. Drive the business.Develop and maintain relationships with all appropriate colleagues to ensure a thorough understanding of the strategies and affairs of all enterprise activities–?hear the drums beat, know what those signals mean and what their strategic, tactical , operational and financial ramifications are.? Seek and utilize knowledge through open productive debate in order to seek the truth relative to improving the productivity of our processes and practices. Embrace intellectual honesty and reality.Proactively drive innovation and execution in the production, distribution and marketing of our products and services. Understand and drive economically viable technological advances. Embrace productive change.Coordinate and drive a marketing and sales plan with appropriate Colleagues and drive customer satisfaction. Understand our markets, industry economics and the competitive arena. Maintain a keen focus on our customers–being growers.Evaluate and improve business processes.Ensure accurate and timely operational and financial information to evaluate performance and balance the allocation of resources.Participate and lead in relevant industry and community affairs.Ensure all contractual commitments are made properly and processes are in place to assure performance on our commitments.Advance Mission-Focused Self-Management principles and practices. This entails advancing your management skills with a Focus on your Mission to guide your actions.?Critically evaluate fellow Colleagues–engendering and engaging in a work environment conducive to human flourishing. Obtain committed and heartfelt teamwork by providing the ultimate in respect for all individuals, treating others with dignity, honesty and sensitivity. Make Cal Sun the agricultural employer of choice.Advance the Cal Sun/Morning Star Brand. Maintain and advance our enterprise values and reputation. Through personal example and performance, enhance the brand by advancing honesty, integrity, competency, innovativeness, responsibility, efficiency, effectiveness, and humility as the source of our industry leadership.Expectations and Performance Parameters:Satisfaction of our Enterprise Mission.Enterprise Return on Assets (EBIT/Average Total Assets) and Sales over a relevant period of time within your scope of influence.Colleague development – ?having aces in their places? to assist you in advancing your Mission.Satisfactory completion of initiatives.The advancement of Self-Management and our Values resulting in achieving the agricultural employer of choice.QualificationsIndividuals who do well at Morning Star are passionately curious and driven toward functional expertise–be it technical, sales, financial, etc., and have enough ego satisfaction to work well with peers. The majority of individuals who have been socialized into the authoritarian, bureaucratic workplace, will not work well here. Serious respect for colleagues and mutual agreements will work well.First, the only musts for these positions are solid integrity, a strong sense of curiosity and commitment, natural talent for mechanics and quantitative analysis plus a drive to achieve business success. You must be passionate about well run operations and machinery.Second, a grounding in the technical aspects of business would provide advanced value, however, we will provide substantial internal and external resources to support your education in these areas, as required. These areas would include finance, accounting, legal, insurance, marketing, sales, production of our products, logistics and strategic planning. If you do not have grounding in these areas, we will provide that grounding. The passionately curious person with an innate talent for quantitative analysis will acquire these quickly. We value integrity, drive, curiosity, commitment and values over experience.?The term ?Self-Management? is used frequently herein. A ?Self-Managed? Colleague is one who:Understands their Personal Commercial Mission;Understands how to achieve their Mission;Passionately strives to achieve their Mission, and:Does so absent direct supervision from another person.Actively advocates Self-Management.Apply for this job.