Conserv FS is a full-service agriculture cooperative offering high quality turf, energy, and agronomy products and services for the purpose of improving customer profitability since 1928. Conserv FS is headquartered in Woodstock, IL and serves patrons in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Backed by a track record of success, an excellent group of employees, and a strong financial position, Conserv FS is among the premier ag supply companies in the geography it serves. The Conserv FS vision is to be the best, most innovative and diversified agricultural cooperative. Conserv FS offers a complete benefits package which includes but is not limited to medical, dental, vision, 401K and a fully company funded pension plan.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Provides management, supervision, and leadership of the operations of the assigned location including personnel, scheduling, logistics, product handling, application services, and customer satisfaction. Develops and implements business plans that maximize location profitability, of all business elements reporting to the facility
SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP
Provides supervision and leadership for the Operators and Service Center support personnel assigned to the location, along with providing oversight for Agronomy, Turf, Energy and LP Sales and Support at the location.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Hires, supervises, leads and develops both full-time and part-time assigned employees required to operate the facility.
Trains employees to meet state, federal, and company regulatory and safety criteria.
Responsible for assigned product ordering, profitable pricing, inventory control, and shipping/receiving of product.
Schedules product delivery and oversees product application.
Responsible for plant operations including dry fertilizer blending and loading, the handling of anhydrous ammonia, and the mixing and handling of ag chemicals and liquid fertilizer.
Collaborates with the Operations Manager to insure all equipment, rolling stock, and facilities are in good working order.
Oversees and schedules to assure seasonal readiness and reliability of personnel and equipment.
Make equipment purchase recommendations thru ROI ensuring company profitability.
Assists with annual budget planning process.
Responsible to sell to all customers at the location or by phone.
Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
Develops and implements business plans that maximize location profitability.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.
Responsible for maintaining the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adheres to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.
Ensures that direct reports are reviewed and given input on job performance according to Conserv FS’s policy.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires an Associate’s Degree in agricultural or business discipline, or the equivalent thereof, and 3 years or more of supervisory related work experience to demonstrate knowledge to effectively manage the assigned facilities and personnel.
Understanding and experience with competitive adeptness, inventory management, customer credit worthiness, and product knowledge and proficiency, including fertilizers, ag chemicals, seed, soil needs, and field monitoring, along with working knowledge of energy, LP, and turf products and uses.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and have the ability to travel independently.
Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant
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 Conserv FS’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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