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Grain Operations Manager

Job ID:  7828

Holdrege, NE, US, 68949-2723

Date posted:  Nov 15, 2022
Employment Type:  Salary
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  7828

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 Operations Manager who has a strong understanding of the grain industry. You will oversee grain operations at 10 facilities. You must be a proven leader able to motivate and lead employees to accomplish plant goals.


  • Manage a multi-million-dollar grain operation 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 for the grain operation to include housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards. Work with Location Manager on all safety and compliance issues.
  • Educate both employees and patrons in the operations of the 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 location manager and other branch managers and department managers.
  • Communicate with supervisor and appropriate divisional personnel (grain marketing, farm supply, credit).
  • Utilize personnel and equipment within CHS to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction
  • Supervise full and part-time operations personnel through responsible training clear job assignment definition and explanation.
  • Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.
  • Assist in developing budget & asset needs, manage approved operating budget.
  • Work extended hours as needed to meet business needs.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High school diploma or equivalency degree
  • 5 plus years of agriculture retail experience
  • 2 plus years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to work extended hours in season
  • Understand basic business principals of inventory management

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Agriculture related program
  • Agribusiness/Location management experience
  • Proven background in leading a successful team

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.