Agronomy Assistant Manager in Marion, IN 46953


Co-Alliance Cooperative is a modern partnership of local agricultural and energy cooperatives with community roots established in the 1920s. We are a service-oriented company, and we seek to make our customers lives easier by being their local resource for the services and products we offer. We also serve our communities and employees by creating a vibrant, positive environment that adds to their quality of life.
Position Overview: This position is responsible for assisting the location manager with driving the efficiency and effectiveness of the location operations. This position will assist with maintenance of plant and equipment, as needed, as well as sales operations, inventory management and overall plant growth.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assist in managing the day-today operations of the facility to provide patrons with prompt, courteous and effective service while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit
Supervise mixing, loading and dispatch
Manage facility assets including routine maintenance, facility and equipment replacement plans and driver equipment inspections
Manage location risk including compliance with regulations, safety and emergency response training and ongoing site inspections (DOT, Driver records, state chemist records)
Manage selected ops team members through clear job assignment definition and explanation, training and ongoing coaching
Help maintain inventories at levels to assure service with a minimum of delivery delays, yet maintain inventory turn goals
Assist in making crop protection and fertility recommendations using SSI, DataOnTouch, field plans, mapping and record keeping
Assist in establishing and implement short-term goals and budgets that are consistent with long range plans for growth in operation, including facility, equipment, and personnel
Communicate with manager and utilize additional resources (other branch managers, credit, marketing, human resources, etc.) to maximize profitability
Help maintain inventories at levels to assure service with a minimum of delivery delays, yet maintain inventory turn goals
Assist with sales actives, and handle task for assigned accounts

Class A CDL with hazmat endorsement
Category 1A applicators license
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Must be a team player and enjoy the effort necessary to contribute to a successful operation and company
Ability and desire to solve problems in the fields of our customers

Education and Experience:

BS Agriculture related degree preferred or 3 to 5 years progressive agronomy related experience
Have a relative knowledge of crop diagnostics, crop protection, seed and fertility