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Location Manager in Fairview, MT at Gavilon

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Description

This role is responsible for managing the facility operations and logistics. Along with originating grain commodities and coordinating shipment of commodities to customers at various locations using knowledge of cash markets and futures markets.  The key objective of this position is to safely and profitably manage a facility, while executing sales and growth in the market. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage the planning and direction of facility operations to attain optimum utilization of machinery, materials and labor in order to achieve optimum capacity, yields and overall cost reduction.
  • Ensures compliance with all Federal, State and local regulations regarding occupational health and safety.
  • Ensure that daily operations meet all standards and operational schedules.
  • Motivates the team to improve quality, safety and cost performance.
  • Purchase assigned commodities from targeted customers by providing them with excellent marketing analysis and recommendations. 
  • Daily activities include logistics management of commodity contracts, customer/supplier communications for the purpose of the sales and purchasing of the specific commodity, market analysis activity in conjunction with the regional manager, accounts receivable management and various other tasks.
  • Manage inventory control program, warehouse requirements, assess site security measures and housekeeping expectations
  • Manage grain quality to capitalize on mix/blend opportunities
  • Schedule and lead all production and preventative maintenance functions


  • BS in Ag Business, Ag Economics or Economics is preferred.
  • Experience with P&L management.
  • 2-3 years of commodity experience is preferred.
  • Aggressive, self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communications, computer and public relations skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.


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