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Grain Branch Manager - Legacy Farmers Cooperative - Custar, OH

COMPANY: Legacy Farmers Cooperative

HIRING MANAGER: Michael Hoops

LOCATION: Custar, OH

Summary/Objective: 

 

Responsible for overall operations of the Custar branch including personnel, equipment, accounting, inventory and customer service.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Outstanding customer service including help with grain origination and being a Legacy team member
  • Supervising branch employees, and adhering to company policies.  This includes labor expense control, budgeting, operational efficiency, project management, etc
  • Prepare facility project analysis including the financial plan and ROI projections
  • Equipment, building and ground maintenance, and expense control of related repairs
  • Efficient movement of grain through the facility
  • Keeping stored grain in condition, including weekly reading of temperature cables
  • Working with Bus Ops Mgr and Grain Merchandiser in planning logistics and other grain related issues
  • Plan, coordinate and execute in conjunction with Bus Ops Mgr and Grain Merchandiser, the loading, sampling, and release of rail freight cars
  • Blending outbound grain to maximize profitability
  • Maintain attitude that promotes teamwork within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative
  • Accuracy of accounting at the branch including grain tickets, purchase orders, receiving reports and monthly inventories
  • Accurately weighing, sampling and grading inbound grain and accuracy of outbound weights
  • Segregating of different qualities of inbound grain as much as physically possible
  • Possess flexibility and adaptability in meeting constraints and demands
  • This position requires a full range of body motion including bending, climbing and twisting.  Will also be working outside to inspect the facility

 

Requirements:

  • High school graduate with additional business/agricultural background
  • Working knowledge of ag business and 2 years management experience in the grain elevator industry preferred
  • Responsible for equipment assigned, such as truck
  • Proof of and maintaining a safe driving record is a condition of employment and will be monitored by LFC’s insurance provider
  • Self-motivated and ability to work well with others and independently
  • Required to uphold all of LFC’s Company, Credit and Safety policies
  • Ability to adapt to and work longer and/or varied hours during busy season as the needs of the business dictate
  • Customer-service focused
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills  
  • Work with Safety & Security Director to manage our risks
  • Follow company grain marketing policy and guidelines
  • Help to develop and implement programs and origination tools to establish Legacy Farmers Cooperative as the customers’ preferred grain marketer
  • Establish goals to attain growth in business as well as work as a team to enhance our efficiency to our customers

 

Miscellaneous Information & Preferred Experience:

  • Minimal overnight travel
  • Standard work week is Monday through Friday; needs of the business may dictate exceptions to this standard
  • Applicants agree to be drug tested as a condition of employment and will not be hired should he/she fail to produce a negative test
  • Good computer skills
  • Possesses flexibility and adaptability in meeting constraints and demands


Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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