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CHS Inc. Feed Plant Manager in Gettysburg, South Dakota


Posting Title:

Feed Plant Manager

Job Posting:

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Animal Nutrition group. We are looking for a Feed Plant Manager to oversee our operations. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be detail oriented.

You will:

  • Manage the total operation of the feed production facility according to divisional objectives while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.

  • Evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports these results to the Director.

  • Develop and maintain the daily manufacturing schedule and logistics of feed operations.

  • Supervise and support training of all plant personal with emphasis on improving productivity, food safety, and developing a safe working environment.

  • Coordinate ingredient purchasing, formulation, pricing with Central Support office.

  • Coordinate and supervise ordering, receiving and positioning of ingredient inventories.

  • Supervise plant transportation fleet to assure efficient use and customer service/satisfaction. Insure DOT compliance.

  • Supervise office functions including accurate accounting and reporting.

  • Initiate budget consistent with plant needs and corporate goals. Monitor daily operations and expenses to fall within budgetary guidelines.

  • Coordinate and submit required requisition request for spending approval of plant supplies and repair parts purchases.

  • Monitor and insure customer credit levels are maintained. Insure company credit policy is enforced.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations to improve existing programs of manufacturing facility housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.

  • Supervise and assure that plant is operated in a safe, clean and efficient manner, complying with all company and government regulations.

  • Manage the staff through responsible training, clear job assignment definition and explanation, correct deficient performance, and effectively reward and develop all employees.

  • Provide work direction to the department supervisors and staff.

  • Oversee, monitor, and enforce all company policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • Bachelor’s degree (additional years of experience may offset education requirement)

  • 5 years of operations & manufacturing experience

  • 3 years of supervising experience

  • Working knowledge and experience with government regulations

  • Proficient computer skills

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • Knowledge of Safe Feed / Safe Food programs

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CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products. CHS is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify information.

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FD - Ag Business Nutrition


South Dakota

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Manufacturing / Operations