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Facility Manager

Job Title:
Facility Manager
Work Location:
Savanna, IL
Work Schedule:
Full-time
Job Description:

Job Summary


This job is primarily responsible for the day to day operations of an assigned facility. Responsibilities are primarily focused on working with their team to ensure safe, efficient and profitable operations. This job also promotes and maintains a positive imagine within their local communities. Incumbents at this level are typically responsible for handling of volumes up to 15 million bushels, storage capacities up to 3 million bushels, staff of up to 10 employees, and includes a river and/or rail operations.


Job Responsibilities


This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive nor imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this job. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed or may perform related duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



  • Oversee all grain quality; develop and ensure consistent execution of all operations policies, practices and procedures at the assigned facility regarding quality and handling.

  • Oversee, plan and execute capacity utilization, inventory management, quality management, preventive maintenance, up time, cost and facility efficiency.

  • Oversee facility results to ensure operations are optimally profitable; develop facility benchmarks, report on facility results and develop improvement plans for areas falling below benchmark.

  • Oversee staffing and job development activities (hiring, training, employee performance management, promotions, corrective actions, terminations, etc.); develop, communicate, and manage individual staff performance expectations that align with company goals.

  • Lead by example to reinforce exceptional customer service in all areas; including speed of product intake process, and accurate product weights and grades.

  • Lead, coach, and guide assigned team on safety, customer service and operating costs.

  • Lead and coach facility staff, perform activities, and monitor and maintain the company's safety program at assigned facility.

  • Work with various departments on communicating a plan of action regarding logistics and staffing capabilities.

  • Manage expenses in line with forecast; monitor quality, storage, logistics, repairs, maintenance, equipment and labor expenses.

  • Assist in capital allocation and project development.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education


Required - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Experience


Required - 3 years' experience in both commercial and operations sides of grain business.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



  • Knowledge of facility cost structures, mix and bland analysis, safety, efficiency, grain quality, preventive maintenance, OSHA, EPA, carry, interest, freight, FOB and CIF marketing/sales.

  • Strong knowledge of facility operations; including storage, rail and barge handling.

  • Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of people within and outside the organization.

  • Strong organizational, strategic planning, time management and multi-tasking skills, with ability to remain flexible to changing priorities.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Strong planning skills.


Physical Demands & Requirements


Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs. frequently.


Ability to climb, crouch, stoop, bend, and squat, frequently.


Ability to stand and walk constantly/continuously.


Ability to balance constantly/continuously.


Ability to kneel occasionally.


Ability to safely walk on barge surface(s) with the ability to work around deep water.


Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person and over two-way radio.


Ability to climb ladders and perform work at significant heights.


Ability to perform work in confined spaces.


Ability to work in an environment with high dust levels around grain and other bulk products.


Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.


Ability to work extended hours, weekend, holidays and/or alternate shifts as needed.


Uses peripheral vision and depth perception for tasks being performed.


Environmental Conditions


The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials.


Travel required for off-site training and/or working at alternate locations; can be up to 20% depending on facility location.


This description reflects the assignment of essential functions and is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job. Nothing in this job description restricts the organization's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.


About Us:

Founded in 1970, CGB is known as an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries. CGB Enterprises Inc. (CGB) is a private US corporation with foreign ownership (Japanese). The Zen-Noh group and the Itochu group are each 50% owners of CGB. The owners consider CGB to be a long term, strategic investment and have jointly owned CGB for 20+ years.


CGB (www.cgb.com) is comprised of a diverse group of businesses involved in: domestic & export grain operations, farmer risk management services, fertilizer wholesale and retail, inter-modal bulk product terminaling, vessel anchorage & stevedore services, barge-rail-truck logistical and transportation services, barge fleeting & shipyard repair services, oilseed processing, and mortgage financial services.


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