Job - Farm Production Manager

Job Title: Farm Production Manager

Job Order #: EH-7905

Location: Southwest Kansas

Salary Range: $0 - $100000

Commission / Bonus: ?

Benefits: Health Insurance + Housing + Possible 401K + Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Position will require a hands-on working manager
- Solid production management experience required
- Experience coordinating/leading Precision Ag initiatives
- Direct and coordinate & perform hands-on work activities, such as harvesting, record keeping, etc.
- Inspection of equipment to ensure proper function
- Inspect fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage
- Enforce safety regulations and interpret policies
- Make decisions, solve problems, analyze information, and evaluate results
- Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
- Monitoring and controlling resources and management of material resources
- Have and develop strategies and recommendations for individual farm assets
- Facilitate communication with management and employees
- Implement projects and strategies with due diligence
- Ensure all documentation is securely entered into the appropriate management information and electronic file systems
- Partner with internal and external resources to ensure that all services and projects are timely delivered and completed effectively
- Prioritize and delegate projects and oversee ongoing progress
- Meet monthly and annual compliance and regulatory deadlines
- Adhere to internal policies and procedures
- Perform administrative duties as necessary


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm Production Manager for this large southwest Kansas operation. Farm Production Manager will be assigned to a variety of jobs throughout the harvest season, as well as other jobs during the winter months. The Farm Production Manager works under the General 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 chopper 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
- 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 polices (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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