AGRONOMY SEED HUB MANAGER
Status: Full Time/ Exempt
Reports to: Region Director
Summary: Provides operational support and leadership to the hub location to attain maximum efficiency in daily hub responsibilities while ensuring that the highest level of customer service is provided profitably. Requirements:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversee daily plant responsibilities, including but not limited to inventory management, order fulfillment and operational tasks.
Be self-motivated to gain and demonstrate knowledge of products, services and technologies.
Responsible for daily communication with the Seed and CPP Director on strategies and operational information.
Fulfill customer orders promptly, accurately and professionally, using team resources and assets efficiently.
Create professional environment, including strict adherence to standards for maintaining a clean facility, orderly office, accurate documentation system and appropriate appearance of Ceres Solutions personnel on site.
Perform or oversee regular maintenance on seed handling equipment and fleet.
Prepare reports as requested documenting volume, potential sales and expansions.
Perform all responsibilities safely and in compliance with environmental stewardship regulations.
Maintain facility and equipment for professional appearance and good working order.
Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills, high energy, initiative, persistence and leadership qualities.
This job has supervisory responsibilities over seed hub personnel.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a positive attitude, professionalism and be self-motivated. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible, and dedicated to deliver results under pressure. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. The candidate must adhere to the core values of Ceres Solutions Cooperative. The requirements listed 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
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, effectively present information and respond to questions.
Mathematical Skills and Reasoning
Significant logic and math skills, including ability to calculate discounts, interest, percentages, area and circumference. percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid drivers license. Proficiency in accounting and industry software or possess ability to learn. Obtain CDL as required with endorsements, within 90 days of employment.
Other Skills and Abilities
Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office software, and some proprietary ag-based software.
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. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 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 ability to adjust focus.
The characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Ceres Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective candidates receive consideration without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, non-job-related disability, veteran status, other protected group status, or any condition prescribed by state or local law. The company provides Job Descriptions for positions to aid in orienting candidates to potential opportunities. The description identifies basic requirements, criteria, and expectations. It also provides a basis for making reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Job descriptions are periodically revised and are not to be considered all-inclusive. This description does not cover every task or duty that might be assigned, and additional responsibilities will be added at the discretion of the Supervisor as necessary. Thank you for your interest in Ceres Solutions.