Agronomy Department Manager

Added: January 11, 2019

Job Location: Emerson, Iowa

We are working with a multi-location cooperative in SW Iowa to fill an Agronomy Department Manager position. This qualified candidate will direct, promote, and coordinate agronomy operations in a manner that will optimize the cooperative’s market share and savings, improve the cooperative’s efficiency, help achieve the cooperative’s mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of agronomy staff –
    • Communicating company goals with employees
    • Staffing of the agronomy department and delegating responsibilities
    • Train, coach and continue to support employee training
  • Developing and implementing an annual marketing plan, directing department marketing activities, and developing an annual sales and promotion program.
  • Set profitability and sales goals and increase the department’s market share through regular sales efforts.
  • Manage inventory levels
  • Promote exceptional customer service
  • Ensure property, facilities, and equipment remain in good repair
  • Coordinate and uphold all company safety procedures

Qualifications:

  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes team work within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative
  • Bachelor’s degree or a two-year degree with a minimum of one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent experience.

The benefit package available to all full time employees includes:

  • Medical Insurance w/ Prescription Coverage
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • 401K Retirement Account w/ Company Match
  • Employee Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Annual Clothing Allowance

For more information on this position, please contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com.

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