Operations Support - Wabash Valley Service Company - West Liberty, IL

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

Assist in training and supervising all personnel under this positions control. Assist in development and implementation of procedure for efficient product sales, distribution and warehousing, patron services, plant maintenance and housekeeping, and customer relation. Perform other assignments as required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

A. INVENTORY

1. Assist in the responsibility for all inventory record keeping and reporting consistent with company policies and guidelines at that location.

2. Through the direction of location manager and clerical personnel, maintain an efficient inventory management program.

3. Assure that all products leaving this location are properly accounted for through proper documentation of either billing invoice or product transfers form.

4. Maintain seasonal and non-seasonal inventory quantities at a minimum workable level to provide customer satisfaction and coordinate with other plants to strive to minimize total company inventories.

5. Develop procedures for keeping warehouse orderly, clean, and safe.

 

B. STORE MANAGEMENT

1. Keep store area and product displays of current seasonal items neat and clean.

2. Maintain a system of product pricing and technical information availability to assure customer satisfaction and employee efficiency in handling counter sales.

3. Assure that all customers walk in and telephone are greeted promptly and served efficiently and effectively.

 

C. EQUIPMENT

1. Implement, develop and maintain an efficient equipment maintenance program

2. Maintain equipment and facility in a fashion, which reflects a good company image and minimizes downtime.

3. Provide equipment to assist other Wabash Valley locations through the direction of the Area Manager or General Manager.

4. Application and tender equipment must be ready to go at appropriate time.

D. SALES SUPPORT

1. Assist sales people in dealing with customers and prospects.

2. Work with sales people in coordinating service to customers.

3. Assist sales people in handling customer complaints due to service.

4. Perform “in house sales”

E. OTHER DUTIES

1. Provide assistance to other locations at the direction of the Location Manager, Area Manager and General Manager

2. Attends meetings as required

3. Displays good judgment, positive attitude, and enthusiasm in dealing with customers and employees.

4. Must maintain a valid CDL driver’s license with HAZMAT endorsement.

5. Works with Location Manager and Area Manager to keep applicators/employees training and certification current.

F.  PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITY

Through the direction of office, clerical, and operational work force, maintain an efficient inventory management, equipment maintenance, customer service, and sales support that leads to improve: operating efficiency, sales growth, people productivity, and location profitability consistent with company policies and objectives.

FS. Bringing You What's Next. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


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