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Agronomy Operations Supervisor

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Job Title: Agronomy Operations Supervisor
Location: Choteau, MT, West United States, USA
Company: CHS Inc.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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CHS is looking for an Agronomy Operations Supervisor who has a strong understanding of the industry. You will work with the Agronomy Location Manager to operate a full service agronomy retail facility with facility with seed, grain, wheat, corn, crop protection, fertilizer and related services. You must be able to motivate and lead employees to accomplish plant goals.

You will:
  • Supervise a staff of 3-4 people, including 2 office staff, 2 CDL drivers, 1 applicator and warehouse employees.
  • Serve as a hands-on team lead in an agronomy facility, performing facility operations and providing guidance to others as needed to provide efficient, safe, and reliable service to patrons.
  • Oversee all daily operations with emphasis on production efficiency, quality and safety standards.
  • Schedule production to meet agronomy plant requirements; accounting for proper sequence, clean-out procedures, products ordered and current inventories.
  • Act as a working supervisor, lead by example, provide general work direction, and foster communication with a strong customer service mentality.
  • Supervise agronomy plant maintenance to ensure proper operation, repairs, and preventive maintenance requirements are met.
  • Oversee and manage inventories, both ingredients and finished products.
  • Enforce safety rules and administer all company and government regulations.
  • Supervise training for personnel in regards to job duties, safety, equipment requirements and quality control to insure proper functions of assigned duties.
  • Work in cooperation with company personnel to achieve established goals and objectives.
  • Seek to improve personal skills and prepare to perform all support and fill-in duties when requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.
  • Manage customer relations and sales from facility
  • Work extended hours as needed to meet business needs.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

  • Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years of agriculture retail experience
  • Basic knowledge of fertilizer and crop protection chemicals
  • Must be able to work extended hours in season
  • Must understand basic business principals of inventory management
  • Ability to stand, sit, twist, bend, lift up to 75lbs

  • Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in an agriculture related program
  • Agribusiness supervisor experience
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
  • Agronomy and mechanical background
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    Job Post Date: 09/22/18
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