Ag Operations Team Leader - Three Rivers FS - Holy Cross, IA

COMPANY: Three Rivers FS


LOCATION: Holy Cross, IA



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. 




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. 




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


Follows Three Rivers FS 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. 




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 and/or Experience 

Normally requires an Associate's Degree in agricultural discipline, or the equivalent thereof, and 2 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. 



Significance and Purpose of Personal Contacts 

Contacts with employees outside the immediate department or members of the general public to plan, coordinate or advise in an effort to influence or motivate individuals in situations relative to basic service. 


Language Skills 

Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets 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, clients, customers, and the general public. 


Certificates, Licenses Registrations 

Must obtain the appropriate drivers license for the type of vehicle that will be required to operate in order to perform all the duties assigned prior to employment and to maintain that license throughout the length of employment. This includes a CDL license with the necessary endorsements. Must obtain all other licenses and or certifications as required in order to perform the required duties. Among these would be an applicator’s license, CCA & CCS certifications. 


Materials, Equipment and Software Used 

Must have a working knowledge of applicable company computer programs. 


Physical Demands  

The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, climbing or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items such as computers and record boxes. The work may require specific but common physical characteristics and abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity. Must be able to lift and position products weighing up to 60 pounds in any area required or where the patron or supervisor’s request it to be placed. Must be able to get in and out of, as well as operate, all required vehicles and equipment. Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and steps, walk on platforms, etc. at required heights to perform duties as required 


Work Environment  

The work involves risks or discomforts, which require special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts or machines; frequently in extreme weather conditions; with irritant chemicals, etc. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, hearing protectors, coats, boots, goggles, gloves or hardhats. 


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 GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  




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


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


Ability to travel independently and/or overnight as needed. 


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on Three Rivers FS and GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position  

Nearest Major Market: Dubuque

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