Assistant Agronomy Site Supervisor

New Vision Co Op
Brewster, MN 56119
United States
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Job Description



Job Type

Full-time


Description

Summary: This position is responsible for the agronomy operations for the Brewster location including providing effective leadership to agronomy location employees, providing excellent customer service, maintaining product inventories, and ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of the facilities, equipment, and grounds is properly completed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Effectively leads the site’s agronomy operations team including hiring, training, ensuring proper licenses are maintained and prioritizing and directing the daily work effort.
  • Responsible to support and provide safety training to employees.
  • Coordinates labor requirements with other site supervisors and operations leaders as needed.
  • Organizes and directs all outbound fertilizer distribution.
  • Dispatches all dry and liquid custom application assets.
  • Responsible for location security, security compliance and safety.
  • Responsible for agronomy plant and equipment maintenance and performance in Brewster.
  • Coordinates chemical, fertilizer, and seed inventory management for Brewster site with Agronomy Site Supervisor.
  • Monitors and maintains current inventory levels; processes purchasing orders as required; tracks orders and investigates problems. Records purchases, maintains database, performs physical count of inventory, and reconciles computer-generated reports in regards to the inventory of seed, chemical, and fertilizer.
  • Assist Sales and Operations Managers to build a strategic agronomy retail and wholesale inventory plan.
  • Meets or exceeds all regulatory compliance expectations
  • Promotes New Vision’s products and services to customers.
  • Maintains knowledge of evolving technology and applicating practices as they change within New Vision and the industry.
  • Explains company policies and site operations to customers as needed.
  • Prepare reports as requested by the Agronomy Site Supervisor.
  • Assists in all areas as seasonal demand requires.
  • Accept additional responsibilities and duties as directed by the Agronomy Site Supervisor, Agronomy Department/Operations Manager, or Chief Executive Officer.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Assists with supervising agronomy operations employees at the Brewster location. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with New Vision’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university; or H.S. Diploma/GED and five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and the ability to learn New Vision’s Agronomy technology and applicable areas of accounting system.
  • Must have a high attention to detail and effective time management and leadership skills
  • Valid driver’s license. The ability to obtain a Class A CDL with health card certification and acceptable MVR. An applicator’s license that meets the minimum compliance requirements of the regulatory state in which the applicator operates.

Why New Vision?

Along with competitive wages, New Vision offers well rounded health insurance benefits including dental, vision, group life, & long/short term disability, HSA/FSA, and 401k (with a 6% company match). Employees benefits also include paid holidays, volunteer time, PTO, clothing allowances, referral program, and profit sharing.


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