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Agriculture Technology & Equipment Sales


Plant Supervisor  Toledo, OH  
Job Description

Job ID#:

166546

Job Category:

Agriculture Technology & Equipment Sales


Step up into a plant manager role in N/W Ohio.  Wanted:  Strong supervisor in a manufacturing or distribution center with mechanical aptitude and scheduling experience to take over a well-run storage and distribution center.  This is the main location for this company.
 
Reasons the right person will love this job
  • Visible position in a growing, mid-sized company
  • You will take a good operation and continue to improve it as it grows
  • The company is the leader in their market
  • Lean management structure
  • Company is innovating new products
  • Company profitable and very financially stable
  • Competitive Salary and benefits including retirement, health insurance & vacation
  • Company committed to quality and safety
 
The work
Manage a storage and distribution center with light processing (grinding, pelleting, bagging) in an automated facility for a mid-size, established agricultural company with plans to double overall tonnage within 5 years.  This is a hands-on role where you are acting as the ‘lead-man’ while overseeing the entire facility ensuring quality and safety. 

Year One
  • Maintain the level of efficiency at this location while identifying improvements
  • Hire seasonal staff
  • Manage scheduling with multiple incoming rail cars daily and outgoing on company and third-party trucks.
  • Learn and manage quality testing process
 
Future Years
  • Expand facilities as sales grow
  • Develop the skills of full-time labor force
  • Become an expert in scheduling and supervision
 
Corporate Culture
  • People are empowered, challenged, and expected to provide solutions.
  • Discussions are open, people appreciated, roles are defined and people are accountable
  • Transparent, information gathering, entrepreneurial and growth-minded
 
 

 
Job Requirements

 

To be considered for this role you must
  • Desire to be hands-on while leading the team and managing the facility
  • Be proactive and highly organized
  • Be proficient in scheduling
  • Have supervisory experience in manufacturing or distribution (lead-man, foreman, supervisor)
  • Experience following SOPs and best practices
  • Have mechanical/maintenance aptitude and experience and be willing to work on silos & towers
  • Come from FSMA or SF/SF environment
  • Have a strong attention to detail and follow up
  • BS degree in agri-business, business management or related field desired
 
Candidates with experience working in agriculture will rise to the top of the list




 

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