Field Service Supervisor (Salinas, CA)
Job Details?Description?Do you have experience supervising an Ag customer service crew? Can you repetitively bend and lift to 40 lbs. in a non-climate controlled environment? Are you proficient with computers? Do you possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively? If you said yes to these questions, we?d like to hear from you!For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!?General Purpose and Scope of Position:?Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a Field Service Supervisor. This position is responsible primarily for the safe and efficient direction of field services necessary to provide fertilizer and plant protection applications for our customers. Critical to the success in the role is the coaching, feedback, training and daily supervision necessary for ensuring safe application processes.???Key Skills and Abilities Include:?High School graduate or equivalent, college degree preferred2-4 years previous experience supervising a crew delivering Ag customer serviceMust possess good computer skills including knowledge of MS officeMust be able to read, analyze and interpret written procedures and reportsStrength in ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages and ratios to practical applicationsFluent in English, both verbal and writtenAbility to consistently bend and lift up to 40 lbs. while working in a non-climate controlled environment??Key Personal Attributes Include:??Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)Strong customer service orientation required, including the ability to effectively respond to telephone calls and customer inquiriesAbility to respond to common inquiries or complaints from other employees, customers, regulatory agencies, suppliers, etc.Excellent driving recordMust be able to deal effectively with different personalitiesGood communication skills on the telephone, two-way radio and with the publicMust have strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple assignments. Must be versatile, flexible, and willing and have the ability to handle multiple priorities to completion within specific timeframesAbility to travel by automobile or commercial transportation to other branches, meeting locations or customer farmsAbility to sit at desk or computer terminal to perform writing, and keying/typing information??Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:?Responsible for providing direct supervision, support and training to field services support team members, while handling daily field services goals and deliverablesResponsible for ensuring that all service team members are properly trained in functions being performed and that the correct materials and service practices are followed at all timesResponsible for ensuring that all safety gear is properly used at all times and that safe practices are followed consistentlyResponsible for attending product training sessions, meetings and pursuing information to ensuring current product, training and practices knowledgeResponsible for ensuring the delivery, set-up and calibration of all field equipment, ensuring the equipment has been properly maintained and/or serviced as required for safe functionalityResponsible for maintaining a professional interaction with all customers, partnering with field sales to resolve any service disputesPresent a professional image to our customersOperate vehicles and equipment in a safe and legal mannerPerforms all other duties as assigned in order to meet the productivity and performance goals of the operationExercises daily supervision of crew to ensure applications accuracy/timeliness??Compensation and Benefits:?Competitive salary/wage commensurate with positionComprehensive health and retirement benefits offeredUse of a company vehicle as required to perform key responsibilities?COMPANY CULTURE??Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer?Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people?Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforce?Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.??Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor?s legal duty to furnish information.?Job Code : FIELD02125Apply for this job.