Well respected and deeply rooted Northern Illinois agricultural company with a long history of success, well maintained facilities, and a loyal customer and employee base, is seeking a new General Manager who is a strong and passionate strategic thinker. This person will provide leadership for the multiple location grain, agronomy and trucking operations of the company.
The successful individual will be a positive, innovative thinker and have an enthusiastic passion and commitment to developing and working in a team oriented and family friendly business environment. This person must be an excellent communicator who possesses strong emotional intelligence, managerial courage, and leadership ability. Decisiveness, self-confidence, humility, and unquestionable integrity are key.
As the company continues to find new and better ways to meet the needs of a loyal customer base, the new GM will help set, enunciate, and carry out a clear vision for the entire team. There will be challenges, so we’re looking for someone who knows the secret to success is developing a strong team, creating a workplace that no one wants to leave, and relentlessly serving the farmer customer.
You will join a team with many highly qualified and experienced professionals who will thrive under strong, confident leadership. Your outlook should be positive, even when situations or seasons may look grim.
The ideal candidate will have successful grain and / or agronomy management experience, strong financial and accounting exposure, and a diverse education built around multiple areas of agribusiness, including economics, sales, leadership, operations and transportation. You must be an excellent leader and motivator of people and have a genuine passion for working with people to complete tasks and projects in order to provide exceptional customer service.
This opportunity allows you to lead a company with a strong heritage that is consistently profitable and where farmers' needs are respected and you will not be bound by big alphabet company rules. Facilities are clean and well maintained, the balance sheet is strong, and you will be encouraged to become active in the community and build upon a legacy of caring for the customers and communities they serve.
Are you a reliable, take charge leader who makes timely decisions? Do you desire to provide fresh leadership to a growing company with vision, strength and empathy for their customers and their communities? If so, please contact Dave Allen or Chelbi Williams Alt.