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COMPANY: South Central FS


LOCATION: Effingham, IL


Job Summary:


Under the direction of the CEO, the Operations Manager is responsible for the operations of all facilities and fixed assets to maximize efficiency and profitability and supervise and direct all Plant Foremen/Location Managers and provide support for all company marketing objectives to achieve company profitability goals.



Essential Functions (other duties may be assigned):


  • Supervise, lead and direct all Plant Foremen/Location Managers.
  • Develop and implement operations management plans including management communications, strategic plans, target budgets, maintenance of facilities, fixed asset needs and personnel needs.
  • Responsible for the profitability of the facilities through distribution, warehousing and purchasing.
  • Continual management and regular timely evaluations of people and structure.
  • Manage fixed assets, inventories and location expenses to achieve maximum efficiency and have updated job descriptions and make sure all operational personnel receive performance evaluations and performance standards.
  • Promote teamwork between all departments and locations and with all TGM personnel and locations.
  • Responsible to see that safety rules, safety programs and environmental objectives are followed and are part of everyday activities of all supervised personnel.
  • Develop individual location plans to make sure all facilities and equipment are clean, equipment is neatly parked, driveways are maintained, all weeds and grass is controlled, and paint and repairs are done on a timely basis.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of facility equipment and assets and lead construction projects through outside contractors and/or company personnel.
  • Lead, direct and supervise Central Dispatch.
  • Follow-up on patron complaints dealing with operations personnel.
  • Successfully adhere to safety rules and company policies and procedures.  EHS, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures must be adhered to at all times.
  • Attends all required meetings and training programs.
  • Support the GROWMARK System.
  • Assist and support all other staff members and help with company meetings and functions.
  • Develop individual area budgets and participate in all company budget development.
  • Must obtain and maintain Class A CDL license with hazmat, tank and air brake endorsements.
  • Must have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.
  • Ability to work hours beyond those considered normal.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

Normally requires a college degree in business or marketing and/or at least six (5) years in a related business leadership experience to demonstrate