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Agronomy General Manager #2825 (Western - Kentucky)

Posted: October 30th 2019


Large independent Ag retail is seeking a General Manager for Western Kentucky. This position will be responsible for the overall financial performance of the location. This will include purchasing, sales, operations, personnel, and profitability. This company is an industry leader in agronomy technology, proprietary products, and seed sales. 


This position will:


  • Sell fertilizer, crop protection products, and seed
  • Provide service that will optimize the company's market share and savings
  • Achieve the Company's mission and goals which will result in outstanding customer service
  • Work with Ownership to establish yearly sales goals
  • Maintain delivery schedules and sales to customers, providing exceptional customer service
  • Make proper recommendations and applications of products sold
  • Assist in developing competitive marketing strategies
  • Provide the service necessary to meet goals and objectives. This includes responding to customer calls promptly, encouraging repeat sales by enhancing the profitability of customers, and maintaining proficiency in retail sales and knowledge of appropriate programs

Qualifications:


  • Two or four year degree in Agribusiness, or related program or equivalent previous experience
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer knowledge

This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent incentives and exceptional benefits package.

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Sorghum Seed Production Plant Operations Mgr #2799 (Texas Panhandle - Texas)

Posted: October 30th 2019


The Plant Operations Manager reports to the Location Manager, and has direct responsibility for all activities that occur within the production location.  These activities include but are not limited to receiving bulk seed, drying, storage of bulk seed, conditioning, treating, packaging, re-bagging, and warehousing operations.  The Plant Operations Manager works closely with the Location Manager to insure that all processes are conducted in a safe and cost effective manner, and that continuous improvement occurs in all areas of responsibility.  The Plant Operations Manager works closely with the Field Operations Manager in order to ensure quantity and quality requests for each customer are met.  Other responsibilities include:


  • Hires and supervises temporary & seasonal employees.  Also provides daily work schedule of full-time employees working within plant processes
  • Assist the Location Manager with employee reviews
  • Ensures safe work environment and implements company safety programs
  • Implementing QMS program within area of responsibility
  • Maintaining product integrity for all products processed
  • Operating facility within location budget.  Assists Location Manager in developing annual budget
  • Maintaining adequate inventory of all packaging and conditioning supplies by working closely with customers, vendors, and other locations
  • Lead discuss and provide updates on weekly conference calls with customers
  • Communicating bagging schedule and customer packaging instructions to plant employees
  • Initiating problem solving to improve location performance as needs arise
  • Ensuring that all plant equipment is maintained properly to minimize in-season downtime
  • Maintaining accurate bulk & finished inventory within bins/warehouses
  • Ensuring accurate completion of processing work orders so that customers are invoiced correctly
  • Maintaining facility appearance in a professional manner

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