ADM Buying Point Manager - McRae, GA in Mc Rae, Georgia
Buying Point Manager - McRae, GA
Buying Point Manager – McRae, GA
This is a full time, exempt position
The Buying Point Manager is primarily responsible for maximizing seed sales while procuring, handling, and processing farmerstock for an individual location or facility at a profitable level. Note that although this role description includes your primary responsibilities, it is not all-inclusive. Your role is, in fact, to support all other functions within the GPC organization.
Promoting Golden Peanut and Tree Nut’s services in your local community.
Organizing, scheduling and handling farmerstock peanuts through the facility
Hire, staff, and train qualified employees
Perform pre-season and post-season maintenance
Prepare budget and monitor profit and loss statements for your facility
Market peanut seed
Negotiate contracts and contract proposals between producers and GPC for the local facility
Recommend and present AFEs for improvements
Monitor and control pests and weeds
Minimize net weight and dollar value shrinkage
Maintain liaison with the Area Procurement Manager to stay ahead of managerial responsibilities and changes affecting producer sales and/ or services
Monitor bailouts to ensure that they are handled effectively
Monitor and improve all quality aspects of farmerstock including drying, cleaning, handling, storing and loading out to meet the needs of the final customer
Assist in company crop reporting and the First Alert System
Instruct and advise employees on following safety procedures and guidelines
Monitor Federal State Inspection Service to insure accurate grading of farmerstock at time of acquisition
Good communication skills (listening, speaking, and writing)
Decision making and problem solving
Ability to delegate, remain calm under pressure, and see the “Big Picture”
Basic mechanical and electrical skills
Lead, direct and motivate employees
Financial analysis, including profit and loss statements
Basic computer skills and office skills
An ability to market Golden Peanut’s goods and services to the public
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or 6 years proven experience in Ag processing or operations.
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.
Additional Information You Need to Know to Succeed:
Grading systems, including regrade and the Federal State grading system
How to procure, handle, dry, clean, and store farmerstock in order to maximize quality for GPC
Rules and regulations governing the procurement and sale of farmerstock peanuts
To know and recognize good peanut farming practices
To know the contract for the crop year and its implications
General understanding of the milling process and the customer specifications
Regulations of different agencies such as OSHA, PAC, EEOC, the Federal Inspection Service and CCC
How to operate the equipment at your facility
The relevance of farmerstock shrink and the dollar value loss
The basics about seed peanuts, peanut farming and handling equipment and related items
How to implement procurement and marketing strategiesADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilitiesRelocation is available with this position.This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
GA - Georgia
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