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Location Manager - Seedway - Shoreham, VT

 

Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Provides profitable and quality service to Seedway Partners, Customers, and Seedway Sales and Field Staff.

 

 

SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP

 

Supervises, leads, and develops the lacation Office, Warehouse and Driver Personnel

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Implements plans and strategies as directed

 

Leads the effort to provide prompt, efficient and friendly customer service

 

Supports TFM’s in sales, marketing, and service activities                            

 

Provides appropriate care and maintenance of land, vehicles and equipment using accredited and insured providers for service

 

Monitors and maintains mileage card and vehicle log records submitted

 

Oversees credit carad statements and general operation expenses

 

Optimizes value of operating expenses

 

Reports weekly to Operations Manager

 

Works with Operations Manager to budget for needed capital expenses

 

Works with IT Dept. with problems in operation or machine performance

 

Manages inventory and organizes shipping/delivery schedules with appropriate personnel. 

 

Collaborates and coordinates with other locations

 

Works with HR Dept. with any openings, salary changes, discipline or terminations with Suprvisor approval

 

Supervises and mentors employees to maintain productivity, quality workmanship and customer service

 

Manages staff PTO in accordance with company policies to insure functioning staff at all times

 

Fosters an attitude of high performance, personal growth, trust and respect between employees

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Follows GROWMARK’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.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires an AAS degree or the equivalent of related work experience.CCA accreditation is preferred.

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.  Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs

 

Team leadership and management experience preferred

 

Must obtain and maintain a Vermont Pesticide Dealers License

 

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

 

Must have or the have the ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL B).

 

Continuously exposed or required to:

    -Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, 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 and in confined spaces

    -Lift 50-75 lbs.

    -Required to push heavy objects

 

Ability to work extended hours as needed.

 

Ability to travel independently and overnight.

 

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

 

 

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, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


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