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Job Description:

Operations Manager

The ideal candidate will have an agricultural background, agricultural seeds business experience and/or a degree in agri-business, agronomy, or management.

Basic Description:
The Seed Operations Manager will be the primary operations manager for the Hope, KS location while providing management resource and input to the other facilities located at Assaria, KS and Tescott, KS. The candidate will possess seed cleaning experience and basic knowledge of the seed cleaning and treating processes, or solid, basic understanding of the production and care of agricultural seeds. The candidate will be willing to work longer hours during the busy cleaning season, and manage the personnel to operate in this environment, as well as recruit new operations employees when needed. The candidate will also possess a team player outlook, and work with management to achieve key strategic, short and long-term goals.

•Become a key member of the Phillips Seed Farms management team
•Provide a team-oriented approach to operations
•Manage the seed operations crew (5 FT, 2 PT) at the Hope, Kansas location
•Provide management resources and input for two other processing locations (Assaria, KS, and Tescott, KS)
•Assist in the management of the corporate seed operations fleet, i.e. semi-trucks, trailers, pick-ups
•Oversee plant operations, including equipment, seed storage, cleaning, treating, and operations personnel
•Oversee product shipments with company-owned fleet and hired trucking services
•Become knowledgeable in cleaning equipment and operations, and be willing to operate the various pieces of equipment from time-to-time
•Provide upper management with status reports on general condition of the plant equipment, other operational equipment, and personnel needs
•Continually assess current operations to increase efficiency and throughput

Compensation and Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Health insurance for self or family, as well as elective dental and vision insurance
•Paid holidays
•PTO (Paid Time Off)
•401K pension plan
•Corporate vehicle for business use

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