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General Manager

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Job Title: General Manager
Location: Fosston, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Fosston Tri-Coop
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
Salary: $60,000-125,000
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Fosston Tri-Coop is a financially strong, farmer-owned coop located in northwest Minnesota. We are a handler of wheat, corn, soybeans, barley, sunflowers, oats, rye, and edible beans. We also offer a full line of agronomy services, including Crop Protection Products, Crop Nutrients, Seed, Custom Application, and Soil Sampling. 


We are currently taking applications for General Manager who would be managing a 3.5-million-bushel elevator operation, with multiple locations, handling up to 8 different commodities. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have good management skills, show team leadership, is hard-working, and be able to make decisions and work independently.  Great communication skills are a must, along with knowledge and experience in fertilizer, seed and grain.


Duties include but are not limited to:  Handling day to day operations of the elevator, buying and selling grain, hedging grain, supervise and manage employees, work with patrons in a professional manner, implement and enforce inventory controls, ensure a quality product through regular monitoring of grain condition, establish and implement a program of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards. 


The above duties are to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.


Qualification’s: (required)

  • 3-5 plus years of experience in elevator operations
  • Grain Handling
  • Ability to work extended hours in season
  • Lift 50 lbs.
  • Computer Skills



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Agriculture related program or equivalent experience


Fosston Tri-Coop offers a Competitive Wage Package.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life Insurance, HSA Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Holiday Pay, Retirement Match, Profit Sharing, Long Term Disability, and Paid Sick Leave.  Fosston Tri-Coop is an EEO employer.  


Anticipated start date is March of 2020.


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Job Post Date: 04/19/19
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