Assistant Location Manager - Hamel Co-op Grain Company - Hamel, IL

COMPANY: Hamel Co-op Grain Company







Assists the Plant (Location) Manager with the supervision and leadership of the operations of the assigned location including personnel, scheduling, logistics, product handling, application services, and customer satisfaction. Assists in the development and implementation of plans that maximize location profitability.  Duties include general clerical and general sales duties. Projects a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction. Answers telephones and transfers to appropriate staff member.


Responsible for cleaning and stocking shelves in the store.  Agronomy and/or Animal Science background a plus.  This position could potentially lead to a General Manager in Training position.   




Assists Plant Manager with supervision of all operations, scheduling service equipment, and personnel at the assigned location


Trains, coaches, and counsels, employees to effectively develop individual talents and a team of professionals.


Schedules and performs maintenance of assigned equipment, rolling stock, and facilities


Leads personnel to follow all safe operating procedures and regulations


Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.  Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.


Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis.  Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket


Develops or assists and applies the skills necessary to hire, supervise, lead, and develop a staff of assigned employees


Assists in the development and implementation of business plans that maximize location profitability


Meet and greet clients and visitors.


Clean store area and stock products on shelves.


Inputs invoices and updates pricing in computer system.  


Responsible for inventory management and ordering inventory.


Must be able to multi-task and have great organizational skills.


Maintain orderly system for receiving and transferring information.


Must be able to work additional hours seasonally.  


Must be able to probe grain trucks and load customers products, up to 60 lbs.


Ensures regulatory compliance.





Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.


Responsible for adhering to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.


Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing


Follows Hamel Co-op Grain Company’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply


Performs all other duties as assigned



Normally requires an Associate’s or Bachelors Degree in agricultural discipline, or the equivalent thereof, and 3 years or more of agronomy operations related work experience or farming experience to demonstrate knowledge to effectively assist in the management of the assigned facilities and personnel.  Skills in agricultural marketing and the ability to provide grain merchandising leadership, project management, negotiation, problem solving skills are also valued.


Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.


Ability to work extended hours as business conditions warrant.


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.


Occasionally exposed or required to: 
•    Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, snow, ice, etc.)
•    Noisy conditions
•    Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
•    May be required to work at varying heights 
•    Lift 51 - 70 lbs. 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on Hamel Co-op Grain Company’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  



Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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