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  • Location Manager- Elm Creek

    CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Grain Location Manager in Elm Creek, NE. You must be self-motivated, hard working, have good time management & organizational skills, able to make decisions, work independently, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and customer focused. This position has opportunity for growth.

    You Will:

    ·         Manage the operation of elevator according to divisional objectives to provide patrons with prompt, courteous and effective service while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.
    ·         Establish and implement a program of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
    ·         Oversee the accurate weighing, grading, and quality control to include mixing, blending and moving grain.
    ·         Monitor stored grain condition.
    ·         Monitor the daily long/short position to effectively control grain handling, storage, and transportation capabilities.
    ·         Educate both employees and patrons in the operations of a cooperative and CHS business objectives to enhance employee effectiveness and improve member relations.
    ·         Establish and implement short-term goals that are consistent with long range plans for growth in operation, including facility, equipment, and personnel.
    ·         Communicate with general manager and appropriate personnel of consolidated group (other branch managers and department managers).
    ·         Communicate with supervisor and appropriate divisional personnel (grain marketing, farm supply, credit).
    ·         Utilize personnel within CHS and its divisions to maximize profitability
    ·         Manage the elevator workforce through responsible training and clear job assignment definition and explanation.
    ·         Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.
    ·         Perform other duties as assigned.
    ·         Work extended hours as needed to meet business needs.

    Basic Qualifications: (required)
    ·         Hight School Diploma (or equivalency)
    ·         5+ years of combined production agriculture and elevator management experience

    Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
    ·         Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in an Agriculture program
    ·         Supervisory experience