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ADM Buying Point Manager - McRae, GA in Mc Rae, Georgia

Job Title:

Buying Point Manager - McRae, GA


Golden Peanut

Job Description:

Buying Point Manager – McRae, GA

This is a full time, exempt position

Main Responsibilities:

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

Additional Qualifications:

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.


Mc Rae


GA - Georgia

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About ADM::

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.