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Location Manager

Job ID:  7399

Lemmon, SD, US, 57638-1242

Date posted:  Sep 15, 2022
Employment Type:  Salary
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  7399

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 Southwest Grain has an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Location Manager in Lemmon, SDThis multifaceted location serves farmers and producers with agronomy, feed, energy & grain products/services. You must be detail-oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS.


  • Cultivate and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key industry and strategic community partners.
  • Evaluate and recommend distribution channel development programs.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with General Manager, Location Managers, and Sales Manager to monitor competitive products and marketing activities.
  • Manage a full service Agronomy operation, including dry and liquid fertilizer, seed, seed treatment, crop protection products and custom application.
  • Monitor the work of all employees to correct deficient performance and effectively reward and develop all employees.
  • Research, analyze, and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity.
  • Work with Department Managers and Sales Manager in product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Work with Department Managers to negotiate contract terms & conditions for all product and major services.
  • Work with General Manager and other Department Managers to create and manage agronomy, feed, energy & grain location operating budget.
  • Work with General Manager and other Department Managers to establish strategic marketing plans to achieve company objectives for agronomy, feed, energy & grain products & services.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

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

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with agronomy, feed, and grain products/services
  • Experience creating and managing budgets

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.