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GROWMARK, Inc. Plant Manager - Wabash Valley Service Company - Olney, IL in Olney, Illinois

COMPANY: Wabash Valley Service Company HIRING MANAGER: Brent Ochs LOCATION: Olney, IL * 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. Responsible for development and implementation of business plans that maximize location profitability. * SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP* Provides supervision and leadership for the Energy Sales, Crops Sales, Operations and Administrative Assistant(s) that is assigned, or may be assigned to 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 in all assigned departments. Responsible for all plant operations at the plant. Collaborates with the Maintenance Manager to insure all equipment, rolling stock, and facilities are in good working order. Responsible to sell to customers at the location or by phone. Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts. Generates invoice on all products sold at the location. * 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. Performs all other duties as assigned. * REQUIREMENTS* 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 facility and personnel. Understanding and experience with competitive adeptness, inventory management, and customer credit worthiness, as well as product knowledge and proficiency, including fertilizers, ag chemicals, seed, soil needs, field monitoring, liquid fuels , propane, and lubricants. 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 certification, 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.