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Grain Location Manager

Job ID:  7856

Erskine, MN, US, 56535

Date posted:  Nov 15, 2022
Employment Type:  Salary
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  7856

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Grain Location Manager in Erskine, MN. You must be self-motivated, hardworking, have good time management & organizational skills, able to make decisions, work independently, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and customer focused.



  • Manage the operation of elevator according to divisional objectives to provide patrons with prompt, courteous and effective service while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.
  • Establish and implement a program of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
  • Oversee the accurate weighing, grading, and quality control to include mixing, blending and moving grain.
  • Monitor stored grain condition.
  • Monitor the daily long/short position to effectively control grain handling, storage, and transportation capabilities.
  • Educate both employees and patrons in the operations of a cooperative and CHS business objectives to enhance employee effectiveness and improve member relations.
  • Establish and implement short-term goals that are consistent with long range plans for growth in operation, including facility, equipment, and personnel.
  • Communicate with general manager and appropriate personnel of consolidated group (other branch managers and department managers).
  • Communicate with supervisor and appropriate divisional personnel (grain marketing, farm supply, credit).
  • Utilize personnel within CHS and its divisions to maximize profitability
  • Manage the elevator workforce through responsible training and clear job assignment definition and explanation.
  • Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work extended hours as needed to meet business needs.


Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 2+ years in Production and/or Operations
  • Prior leadership experience with progressively advancing level of leadership responsibilities

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous Agribusiness/Location management or Grain Sales experience preferred
  • Ability to motivate and lead team members
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo
Nearest Secondary Market: Grand Forks