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Location Operations Manager with Sales Experie(Yuma, AZ

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Yuma
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description Do you have a solid understanding of the Agricultural industry and how it functions? Do you have at least five years experience in distribution with a demonstrated track record in management? Do you have experience creating a culture of safety? If you said yes to these questions, consider a career with Wilbur-Ellis!For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us! General Purpose and Scope of Position:The Branch Manager directly manages the work and interaction of all employees and support groups within the location. With a focus on safety, compliance, efficient operation, and customer service, the Branch Manager oversees all daily functions within a specified location. This would include production plants (fertilizer, manufacturing), warehousing, transportation, dispatch, field services, maintenance, purchasing, administration, employee development, safety programs, and directing all company initiatives within the location. It is the responsibility of the Branch Manager to ensure each group operates efficiently to achieve their goals and interacts effectively with the other operation groups within the facility, and partners with the Sales organization and other support groups such as finance, human resources, EHSS, DOT, etc. to achieve site operational goals. Key Skills and Abilities Include:Establish a culture of safety that features respect for fellow employees, the public, and the environmentExecution of operational activities that include: Order Processing and Accounting practices and procedures, EHS programs, DOT, forecasting tools, location assets, inventory control, product warehousing, product distribution, location production (fertilizer manufacturing), field services scheduling and execution, maintenance, and upkeep of location assetsHave a strong understanding of large site operations and how it functionsAbility to effectively and clearly communicate direction and strategy to a diverse teamAbility to effectively manage multiple large scale projects simultaneouslyDeep understanding of operations and operational scheduling, assets, and staffingProficient in data analytics and use of multiple technologies as well as the Microsoft SuiteMinimum of five years experience in operations with a demonstrated track record in people leadership and facility managementProven track record of establishing new start-ups and implementation of operationsHistory with effectively managing change in a rapidly progressing environment Key Personal Attributes Include:Ability to lead a broad and diverse group of people. Key skills for this are: listening, ability to influence, managerial courage, and working through processesAbility to thrive in a matrix management type of environment by working with sales, finance, human resources, EHSS, etc.Attention to detail and accuracy in communications and documentationGood interpersonal and team-building skills with a positive attitudeAbility to establish relationships with location personnel, peers, and customersUnderstand and maintains confidentialitySkill in managing multiple initiatives and projects simultaneouslyExcellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and make data-driven decisionsAbility to provide good direction and delegation to department managers and supervisors Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Build, Promote and Sustain the Wilbur-Ellis Safety and Compliance cultureOversee all aspects of location operations and support (facilities, equipment, processes)Provide daily direction to support group managers and employeesProvide support to other team members as required to attain location goalsPrepare annual operating budget process (assets, operations, and staffing) with collaboration from the Sales Department, including capital expense requests. Manage to plan.Forecast and order location s needs and requirements for fertilizer, crop protection, and seed productsEnsure fertilizer manufacturing/blending is coordinated with location sales needs and compliance with all regulatory agencies and industry standards.Ensure appropriate inventory controls are in place and routine cycle counts are conductedExecution of processes across all operational functions to attain Operational Excellence, including asset management, agronomy risk prevention, and property, plant, and equipment oversight.Set department and individual goals and objectives that are aligned with the division strategic planAs part of an overall performance management plan, provide daily direction, coaching, and feedback to direct reportsMaintain accurate job descriptions for facility rolesEstablish annual goals for all direct reportsEnsure that all direct reports are properly trained in their necessary duties and suggest training to improve required job skillsEnsure training needs for operational personnel are scheduled and completedEnsure annual employee performance assessments of all affected team membersRecruit, assess, and hire new employees as requiredAddress poor performance with progressive discipline and use of performance improvement plansDevelop and coach direct reportsPromote a positive work environment and overall employee moralePresent a professional image through overall facility upkeep and cleanlinessLead and implement corporate-level EHSS and other initiatives at the locationOther duties as required and assigned Compensation and Benefits:In compliance with all states and cities requiring transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $75,400 to $105,530. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, company vehicle, vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits. COMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other. Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment. Job Code: LOCAT010558

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