Custom Application Manager
SUMMARY:? Oversees Helena?s custom application function by supervising application personnel and ensuring customer satisfaction.? Must primarily manage a recognized department or subdivision and regularly supervise employees with a minimum equivalence of 80 hours per week (2 fulltime = 80 hours or 1 fulltime and 2 part-time = 80 hours).? Also, must exercise independent choice and judgment in matters of consequence 50% or more of the time.?ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:?Coordinates treatment applications with sales reps and customers including informing customers of product to be used, product rates, and cost per acre.?Schedules the application with the Applicators ensuring proper timing of the application.? Ensures that the Applicators know the correct fields, the product to be used, and product rate.?Oversees the mixing of product, if applicable, to ensure proper chemical ratio.?Oversees the billing to ensure that all products and applications are billed correctly.?Oversees the maintenance and care of all application equipment including expense management.?Maintains all records of applied chemical and fertilizer, rates of product, and wind and weather conditions at the time of application.?Ensures that applicators wear the proper protection and safety equipment.?Provides input on purchases of new equipment regarding selection and justification relative to income.?Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.?Reliable and regular attendance is expected.?SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:? Supervises a minimum of two Custom Applicators and/or Applicators.? Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Helena's policies and applicable laws.? Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.?QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:? To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.? The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.?EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:? High school diploma or equivalent and five years related work experience.? Supervisory experience preferred.?OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:?Mechanical knowledge.?Good communication and interpersonal skills.?General farming knowledge.?Knowledge of Ag pesticides, fertilizer, and weed identification.?CDL and pesticide license.?Ability to read field maps.?Work evenings.?PHYSICAL DEMANDS: ?The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.?While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.? The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.? The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and reach with hands and arms.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.?WORK ENVIRONMENT:? The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.?While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outdoor weather conditions.? The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places.? The employee is occasionally exposed fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.?The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Apply for this job.