Operations Manager (Agriculture), job # 4330
?Do you have a successful track record in leading and influencing others? Do you have at least five years? experience in distribution and management? Can you work independently with minimum supervision while handling multiple projects simultaneously? If so, and you live, in the El Campo, TX area, we want 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 and experienced Operations Manager to recruit, train, dispatch, and manage yard hands and truck drivers for the branch. Responsible for data entry at times.? This role will maintain the branch compliance for all DOT regulatory aspects and oversee rolling stock.??Key Skills and Abilities Include:Ability to work independently with minimum supervisionAbility to champion, implement, and utilize changeDemonstrate excellent computer, written and oral communication skills with an ability to lead and influenceDetail and accuracy orientation with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.Good interpersonal and team building skills with a positive attitude and ability to establish relationships with branch personnel, peers and customersUnderstands, practices, and maintains confidentialityDOT license, Hazmat preferredProficient in all Microsoft office applications and has extensive knowledge of Excel?Key Personal Attributes Include:Bachelor?s degree or comparable combination of education and work experience preferredDesired minimum of five years of experience working in distribution with demonstrated track record in management?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Coordinate operations to achieve Wilbur-Ellis Company goals at the branch in regards to safety, purchasing, inventory management and support servicesDevelop, build and maintain relationships with support resources to ensure compliance with Wilbur-Ellis safety, regulatory, DOT, and other policies and proceduresCoach, develop and mentor staff through effective use of continuous feedback and open communicationProvide daily direction and support to staffPromote positive work environment and overall employee moralePartner with Branch Manager to drive corporate strategies, initiatives, objectives, and action plansOversee all aspects of facility operations and support, commercial application, receiving of product, load out, fork lift operation, data entry ? Physically lift up to 50 lbs.Inventory management, follow all of Wilbur?s policies on Cycle count, timely system transaction processing, receiving, system data entry and inventory adjustments/trackingMaintain DOT Compliance for the El Campo, TX branchProvide support to other team members as required to attain branch, area, and corporate goalsOperate within budget and look for ways to improve upon efficienciesSet goals and objectives that are aligned with the corporate strategic planRecruit and report to branch manager new employee prospects as neededEnsure that staff is properly trained in their necessary duties and suggest training to improve required job skillsPresent a professional image through personal appearance and overall facility cleanlinessAttend EHS training sessions and meetings when necessary, some travel requiredComply with all Wilbur-Ellis safety and regulatory proceduresOther duties as required and assigned?Compensation and BenefitsCompetitive annual salary (determined based on experience and other factors)Comprehensive employee health and retirement benefit offerings??COMPANY CULTURE ?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-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 peopleWilbur-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 workforceWilbur-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.??Wilbur-Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity EmployerApply for this job.