Successful and financially solid multi-location grain company in central Illinois is seeking a General Manager to oversee all grain marketing, customer service, operations and personnel.
The successful candidate must be a proven team leader with unquestionable integrity, excellent grain marketing skills and an ability to communicate well and establish sound relationships with customers and employees.
An ability to create a focused, forward-thinking vision for the company that includes planning for growth and consistent profitability is key. Candidates must also have a decisive, mission-driven approach to doing business that will allow the company to remain a viable, independent business well into the future.
A good overall understanding of elevator operations is needed, but this company has an excellent outside operations team to take care of the daily operations challenges.
Staying on top of industry and world events that impact the grain markets is important to aid in grain merchandising and marketing as well as in building rapport with farmers and landlords.
Candidates must possess a willingness to accept the challenges of maintaining and expanding the customer base, improving margins, and overseeing capital improvements in order to make a good business even better.
This company offers a very solid nearly 100-year history, a respected name in their region, and a talented employee team that is loyal and dedicated.
The compensation package will include a salary likely in the $80-120,000 range based on experience plus an excellent performance bonus potential and benefits package.
Located in the heart of Illinois corn and soybean country with three excellent communities and school districts nearby, this position offers a grain professional the opportunity to set down roots and lead a quality team of people to new levels of excellence.
If you are seeking to become a successful General Manager for a respected grain company, a valued professional, and a part of a friendly community, this opportunity is one you should consider.
Qualified individuals with successful grain merchandising and management experience please contact Dave Allen. All interested applicants must apply by December 10, 2018.