Job - Farm Crew Leader

Job Title: Farm Crew Leader

Job Order #: EH-9153

Location: Texas Panhandle

Salary Range: $0 - $75000

Commission / Bonus: Possible Bonus

Benefits: 401K by end of 2021 + Health Insurance + Paid Time-Off + Work Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Experienced crop production employee, capable of lead position
- Strong equipment operating skills
- Good maintenance/mechanic skills
- Must have a positive attitude and interest in their work
- CDL is a plus
- Bilingual Spanish a big plus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm Crew Leader for this large Texas panhandle operation. This be a position that will require a person to come in and prove themself. They need to show not only can they handle the equipment operations and production part, but to show they can run and direct a crew. Ideally trying to find that leader who knows how to communicate with people, crew and management. Crew Leader will be assigned to a variety of jobs throughout the season, as well as other custom jobs during the winter months. The Crew Leader works under a Farm Operations Manager in ensuring that best practices are established and maintained, and that all activities meet or exceed the goals of the company’s mission statement.

Duties:
- Strives to maintain a smooth operation by ensuring efficiency, planning, human resources, and safety procedures
- Plans daily activities for the crew which includes fields to be harvested, routes to drive and unloading sites – includes transporting workers to and from work areas, as needed
- Communicates predetermined starting time and attendance with crews, communicating changes to the schedule
- Ensure drivers’ paperwork is being done correctly, with field names, loads, etc.
- Consistent and complete submission of Manager Field Report
- Daily Communication with account manager from front office
- Oversee truck and equipment preventative maintenance including schedule and completeness
- Maintain communication with Mechanic, including requests for trucks and equipment needed from central hub
- Maintain communication with customer, farmer, superiors, drivers, and chopper operators
- Logistics for new jobs – meet with customer or farmer to determine locations and procedures
- Procure lodging, identify restaurants, parts suppliers, fuel, etc.
- Plan routes, getting field information, scale location and procedure
- Arrange for payments to hotels and suppliers, utilizing charge account system when possible (avoid use of American Express card)
- Organize receipts including detail on receipt showing specific job and identification of what it was for (piece of equipment, etc.)
- Conflict resolution and discipline
- Maintain and promote professionalism at all times with customers, employees, peers, and places of business such as motels/restaurants, etc.
- Ensure that employees are following and abiding by company policies (cell phone use, drug/alcohol, credit card use, etc.)
- All other duties as assigned


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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