The Fertilizer Manager supervises and coordinates the activities of the branch fertilizer operations team including the fertilizer set up team and the truck drivers. This position is also responsible for fertilizer inventory, bulk storage, tank farm operations, blending of liquid and dry fertilizers and delivery and set up for customers. This manager will also assist the Branch Manager in our fertilizer markets and provide technical training to the sales team.
The employee’s primary duty must be the performance of office or non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of Helena or Helena’s customers. This also includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgement with respect to matters of significance.
What your day may look like
Purchases fertilizer and maintains inventory control.
Manages bulk storage for tank farm.
Ensures regulatory compliance of fertilizer equipment.
Directs the blending of liquid and dry fertilizers.
Analyzes product profitability and efficient utilization of company-owned equipment.
Assists the branch manager in developing marketing plans to maximize fertilizer income.
Provides technical training to the branch sales team.
Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.
Reliable and regular attendance is expected.
Education and experience needed for this position
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Three to five years of relevant work experience is required.
A thorough understanding of fertilizer products, blending, logistics and marketing strategies is required.
Other skills that will help you succeed
Knowledge of DOT regulations.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of small engine and pump repair.
Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job
At Helena, safety is our highest priority. We seek out extensive safety measures and put them in place to minimize exposure to anything that could be potentially harmful to our employees.
The work environment for this position is that of a typical warehouse and distribution environment where the noise level is usually moderate to loud and occasionally very loud. In this position, the employee regularly works near moving equipment/mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemical and biological hazards and a risk of electrical shock. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand and sit. You will be regularly required to lift or move up to 100 pounds.
Who we are
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation’s foremost agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management, industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their business.
Helena operates under several main business groups – Helena Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and Diversified Applications, Inc.
Helena is a special place to be
At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and support each other at work and in their personal life. Our family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel comfort and compassion from their leader and team. Our family-like culture is centered on our successful business model -“People…Products…Knowledge.” “People” being the first for good reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for, our customers thrive and our business grows.
Helena’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.
Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.
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Helena is an equal opportunity employer.
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