Primary Objective: To provide the leadership and management needed for growth and effective operations of the location for the benefit of IAS and its members.
The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.
Recruit, hire, and train all fulltime and part-time feed mill personnel when necessary.
Supervise feed mill operations and efficient distribution of feed.
Safekeeping of location’s physical feed inventory and accurate accounting and timely reporting thereof.
Manage labor and variable expenses in the location’s cost of operations adjusting for changes in business volume.
Control location inventories to meet customer needs.
Maintain location’s assets effectively; supervise maintenance and housekeeping programs and complete required documentation.
Effective communications with sales teams to accomplish volume and profitability goals.
Completion of intercompany and regulatory requirements (IDALS, OSHA, FSMA) on a timely basis.
Practice and enforce safety policies, documentation and procedures; minimize lost time accidents.
Maintain a clean and organized facility.
Accept and carry out other assigned tasks.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Mechanical aptitude including basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulics, and piping systems and knowledge of various machines and tools including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.
Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
Microsoft Office suite programs, including Word & Excel.
AS400 computer operation.
WEM feed batching system operation.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability:
Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds, flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs and trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.