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Grain Branch Manager - Legacy Farmers Cooperative - Fostoria, OH

COMPANY: Legacy Farmers Cooperative

REPORTS TO: Grain Manager

LOCATION: Fostoria, OH

Summary/Objective:  

 

Responsible for overall operations of the Fostoria 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 Grain Manager in planning logistics and other grain related issues

 

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 5 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
 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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