Field Operations Manager

Description

Field Operations Manager-Soybean Seed Production (Ridgway Illinois)

Remington Seeds is recognized as the provider of customized production, processing and distribution solutions to the corn, soybean and wheat seed industry. Our innovation and use of technology allows us to partner with some of the world’s leading seed retailers to provide unmatched service and the highest quality seed products available.

 Our Philosophy

  • Taking care of our customers
  • Treating our employees like family
  • Keeping it simple

We are seeking qualified candidates who have a passion for production agriculture. Who are self-motivated and enjoy working with industry leading farmers. Candidates must possess good communication and computer skills. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and top benefits.

The Field Operations Manager has direct responsibility for all field activities associated with the production of soybean and wheat seed. These activities include but are not limited to grower recruiting, grower contracting, grower development training, and field production activities.  The Field Operations Manager works as part of the Location Management Team to ensure that all processes are conducted in a safe and cost effective manner, and that continuous improvement occurs in all areas of responsibility.

 Other responsibilities may include but not limited to: 

  • Employee safety training and compliance to safety programs.
  • Hire, train, and supervise temporary & seasonal employees.  
  • Provide daily supervision of full-time employees working within the field production process.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining the ISO Quality Management System within the field production process.
  • Assist and train growers on proper production techniques needed to ensure good seed quality.
  • Assist in coordinating delivery of bulk seed to the facility.
  • Supervise scouting of soybean and wheat acres, and supply required customer reporting information.

Qualifications

We need someone with 3-5 years of experience and at least 3 years working with growers.

Salary

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and top benefits.

How to Apply

Wes Hendricker, Ag Division Search Director
Higher Plain Executive Placement

1122 Wall St.

Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-408-4839 Office Direct Phone

217-473-1603 Mobile Phone
wes.hendricker@higherplain.com  Email
www.higherplain.com  Website
773-527-0333  Headquarters Phone