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is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsinwithbranches all over the state. Insight FS has about 410employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 40,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. InsightFS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Responsible for providing management, supervision, and leadership of the operations of the assigned location including personnel, scheduling, logistics, product handling, application services, and customer satisfaction.
SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHP
Provides supervision and leadership for the Assistant Plant (Location) Manager, Applicators, Ag Operations, and Administrative Assistant personnel at the assigned location.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Supervises all operations at the location.
Hires, supervises, leads and develops both full-time and part-time assigned employees required to operate the facility. Trains employees to meet state, federal, and company regulatory and safety criteria.
Collaborates with the Operations Manager to insure all equipment, rolling stock, and facilities are in good working order.
Supports location Energy Department regarding backup personnel.
Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
Develops and implements business plans that maximize location profitability.
Holds monthly location meetings and attend monthly Branch Manager meetings.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Assists with annual budget planning process.
Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.
Maintains the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adheres to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.
Follows GROWMARKs Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires an Associates Degree in agricultural or business discipline, or the equivalent thereof, and 3 years or more of supervisory related work experience to demonstrate knowledge to effectively manage the assigned facilities and personnel.
Understanding and experience with general business concepts such as competitive adeptness, inventory management, and customers credit worthiness.
Product knowledge and proficiency, including but not limited to: fertilizers, agriculture chemicals, seed, soil needs, and field monitoring.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development Must have and maintain a valid drivers license, a satisfactory driving record, and have the ability to travel independently.
Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.
Knowledge of GROWMARK agronomy and/or energy operations is preferred.
Occasionally exposed or required to:
Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, snow, ice, etc.)
Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
May be required to work at varying heights
Lift 51 - 70 lbs.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARKs policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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