Grain Elevator Supervisor in Kenton, TN at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supervising all aspects of a grain elevator facility including: directing all work functions and staff in operations; training and safety; overseeing and directing facility housekeeping; ensuring regulatory and company policy compliance; driving best practices; managing and overseeing grain inventories, grading processes, and monitoring grain quality; managing and overseeing operational expenses and budgets; staffing, training, and developing team members for the facility; managing and developing customer relations and service as it relates to the facility; and purchasing grain and promoting Tyson LGS as required.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. Preference given to educational background in Ag Business, Ag Economics, Production Agriculture, Grain Sciences or Agricultural Engineering, or related degrees.

Experience: 1+ years related experience preferred; 4+ years industry or people leadership experience required in the absence of a degree.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills required, to include proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access); knowledge ofpurchasing programs such as SAP, Agris, Endur, or related software preferred; knowledge of grain grading equipment, dryer controls, and electrical control systems preferred.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal, written, and negotiation skills required.

Special Skills: Working with numbers, problem solving, ability to prioritize and multi-task, analytical skills.

Travel: 1-4 trips per year outside local area. Moderate local travel including day trips (several times per month).

Supervisory: This role will have direct reports on-site, including administrative and hourly team members.

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