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Heartland Co-op Grain Operations Manager in Gilman (Pickering), Iowa

Job Descriptions:

Directs production and distribution operations for a plant or assigned territory of Heartland Co-op by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates production, distribution, maintenance, housekeeping and warehousing in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures established by Heartland Co-op, Location Manager and Regional Manager.

  • Confers with customers and representatives of associated industries to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in area.

  • Develops plans and oversees operation for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees.

  • Reviews expenses and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of location.

  • Assists with preparation of accounting records (sales, inventory, prepay, and expenses) for the location.

  • Recommends budgets to location manager.

  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and commercial insurability at all times.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance.

  • Team Work - Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.

  • Organizational Support - Supports organization's goals and values.

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

Required Experience:

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/Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AS 400 accounting and inventory software.

Certificates and Licenses:

A weighing license and grain grading certification may be required. Must maintain valid drivers license and insurability at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees in the location. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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 is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particle; toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance. The employee is exposed to long seasonal work hours.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Grain Operations Manager

From: Heartland Co-op

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