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Fertilizer Manager


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Job Title: Fertilizer Manager
Location: Firebaugh, CA, West United States, USA
Company: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
Salary: DOQ
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SUMMARY:  Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel in Branch fertilizer operations.  Assumes responsibility for fertilizer inventory, bulk storage, tank farm operations, blending of liquid and dry fertilizers, and delivery (set-up to customers). Assists the Branch Manger in fertilizer markets and provides technical training to sales personnel.  Must primarily perform office or non-manual work directly related to management policies or general business operations.  Also, must exercise independent choice and judgment in matters of consequence 50% or more of the time.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

Purchases fertilizer and maintains inventory control.

 

Manages bulk storage tank farm.

 

Ensures regulatory compliance of fertilizer equipment.

 

Directs the blending of liquid and dry fertilizers.

 

Analyses product profitability and efficient utilization of company owned equipment.

 

Assists Branch Manager in developing marketing plans to maximize fertilizer income.

 

Provides technical training to Branch sales representatives.

 

Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

 

Regular and reliable attendance is required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises fertilizer set-up personnel and fertilizer truck drivers.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor of Science degree and 3 to 5 years experience.  Thorough understanding of fertilizer products, blending, logistics, and marketing strategies.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Management experience.

 

Knowledge of DOT Regulation.

 

Marketing experience.

 

Knowledge of small engine and pump repair.

 

Welding experience.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and reach with hands or arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

 

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outdoor weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.

 

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

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Job Post Date: 04/08/19
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