Job - Director of Farming Operations

Job Title: Director of Farming Operations

Job Order #: EH-8289

Location: Southern Idaho

Salary Range: $0 - $150000

Commission / Bonus: Possible

Benefits: Life Insurance + Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance + Paid Vacation + Short and Long Term Disability

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Extensive "hands on" management experience in commercial crop production, highly preferred
- Prefer 5 years in a leadership position overseeing managers
- BS degree in agriculture or similar major with emphasis in the science of plants, soils, water & entomology and resources economics is a plus, not required
- High degree of honesty and integrity
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, written and verbally, ranging from field laborers to senior managers
- Solid computer skills a plus, especially spreadsheets and ability to use large amounts of data effectively in decision making
- Ability to focus on details, work under pressure, multitask & complete projects on time, operate within budget according to plans and specifications
- Highly organized
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Represent the company in a friendly, professional manner with any and all external contacts, reflecting a customer service mentality
- Respect confidentiality of the company at all times
- Schedule, prioritize, and organize work effectively to meet or exceed deadlines
- Be teachable and coachable, with a positive attitude; work cooperatively in a team environment, and accept criticism without defensiveness
- Employee must exhibit flexibility in performing assigned and other tasks that arise

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Director of Farming Operations who will oversee multiple farm managers in southern Idaho. This is a large pacific northwest company that is in multiple states. Person needs at least commercial crop production background, and have good experience managing multiple farm managers. Need to be a manager, of managers. Need someone who knows operations, business planning, management; production and material planning; finished product production; quality assurance; inventory control; efficient use of materials and packaging components; shipping, continuous improvement; and capital and expense fund management. Formulate and recommend policies and programs that guide the organization in Growing, Maintaining and Improving its competitive position and profitability of the operation. Monitor, report and take action on Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), providing appropriate facilities and technically sound production systems that have sufficient capacity to supply product demands. Delivering leadership at all levels with optimum quality assurance. Developing and meeting safety, quality, environmental, and finished product output. Will hire, train, develop each location farm manager. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Person will visit each farm location on a regular basis.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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