Plant Manager - Ag-Land FS - Tremont, IL

Tremont, MD
United States
Job Description




Under the direction of Operations Manager oversee day to day operations of the facility to maximize customer satisfaction, emphasize employee safety and maximize location profitability.




  • Coordinates distribution, warehousing, and purchasing in accordance with established principles and procedures

  • Supervise both full time and part time operations personnel

  • Evaluate location employee performance through annual employee evaluations

  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, discipline, and dismissal of employees

  • Responsible for making sure that location employees have the proper skills, training, licenses for the jobs they are performing

  • Maintains a high level of employee, facility, and equipment image

  • Monitor inventory to maintain condition and prevent shrink

  • Assist in developing the location budget

  • Assist in determining location asset needs

  • Work with walk in customers

  • Use people and equipment to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction

  • Develop plans and work with other locations to maximize employee and equipment efficiency

  • Work with Operations Manager on all safety and compliance issues

  • Perform all other duties as assigned




  • Previous experience (3 – 5 years) in retail agronomy operations

  • Must be a customer focused individual, committed to customer service

  • Proven people skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills along with verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be highly organized, mature and professional

  • Must be able to work with or gain knowledge to operate Ag-Vance software to make blend tickets, transfers, and reports

  • Meticulous housekeeping skills; attention to detail

  • Able to obtain results through others

  • Must be able to work without direct supervision

  • Must work as a team member and continue to grow the team philosophy at the location

  • Must be able to operate equipment necessary

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time

  • Must have or ability to obtain a valid CDL and State of Illinois Commercial Pesticide Applicators License





  • Must be able to make decisions under pressure

  • Must be able to perform a wide variety of tasks on a daily basis

  • Must be able to handle customer complaints and determine if complaint is legitimate and work with customer to resolve problem in a fair and equitable manner

  • Must be willing to perform the physical demands of the job including but not limited too:

    • Consistently lift and carry 70 lbs

    • Be on your feet for long periods of time

    • Walk through standing crops to inspect fields

    • Climb on and off of equipment

    • Work hours beyond those considered normal in the peak season and as customer needs dictate