Job - Agronomy Operations Manager - Nebraska

Job Title: Agronomy Operations Manager - Nebraska

Job Order #: DC-9201

Location: Eastern Nebraska

Salary Range: $70000 - $80000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefits Package


About Employer:
Employer is a major Ag Retailer in the state of Nebraska with long-established, successful partnerships with their customer patrons. Their focus is on running their business with highest integrity and quality while maintaining responsible stewardship with their customer patrons and within their communities. Employer also offers highly competitive base salary and complete benefits package as well as career growth opportunities for their employees.

About Location:
Nice Agronomy location with fully-automated liquid fertilizer and Ag chem plant including:
- New 1.5M gallon liquid fertilizer storage and 110,000 gallon Ag chem storage
- 16,500 ton dry fertilizer plant
- Grain rail load-out
- 24-hour customer self-load out bay
- Fertilizer and Ag chem distribution bays for customer patrons and personnel during normal business hours
- Rail car or truck receipt of crop inputs
- Stand alone maintenance shop
- Seed storage bag with seed treatment equipment and outside storage of upright seed tanks
- Administrative building will include 8 offices, a reception area and a nice conference room
- Room for future agronomy plant growth
This location will serve as a hub within this Ag Retailer's trade area.

About Area:
Beautiful rural area of the state with average- to large-sized fields, wooded areas, streams and rivers. Within 1/2 hour drive of major shopping, restaurants and entertainment and within 2 1/2 hour drive of major urban area with professional sports teams.

Job Description:
Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking a proven Agronomy Operations Manager with a minimum of 5 years leading/managing an Agronomy fertilizer / Ag chem operation and personnel. This individual will:
- Oversee a staff of 4 and provide leadership and management
- Manage the infrastructure, assets and grounds of the liquid plant
- Maintain highest quality customer standards while promoting products / services to customer patrons
- Manage inbound shipments of crop inputs by truck transport or by rail
- Oversee the computer base system to custom blend or mix fertilizer or Ag chem loads
- Manage in collaboration the dispatcher duties for tender trucks, application equipment and other machinery
- Oversee proper storage of all crop inputs
- Operate all equipment and machinery as is necessary including a Bobcat and fleet of straight trucks
- Maintain all accounting and inventory processes for this facility
- Work in tandem with on-site Grain Operations Manager to assess operational needs of the dry fertilizer plant and grain rail shuttle
- Provide a safety-minded work environment and ensure compliance of all OSHA, EPA and safety rules and regulations of the organization

Job Qualifications:
- Minimum 2-year degree outside of high school diploma
- Minimum 5 years of proven Agronomy operations management experience
- Valid Nebraska driver license; valid Class A or B CDL preferred
- High level of Ag computer software knowledge with hands-on experience
- Good communication skills with ability to train/mentor personnel
- Customer-Service focused
- Mechanically apt
- Desire / Ability to work extended hours and work various shifts including some weekends when necessary during busy Agronomy season

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Dianne Countryman at or call 308-381-4815. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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