Operations and Facilities Manager
Douglass King Seeds needs a hands-on Operations and Facilities Manager with excellent time management skills and a proven track record of setting and meeting ambitious goals. We’re looking for a candidate with considerable managerial experience who can recruit new talent, allocate both human and material resources efficiently, communicate with sales staff and coordinate with other departments on time-sensitive projects. This person will work alongside and manage warehouse staff.
Oversee processes and procedures for receiving, handling and storing of bulk and bag seed such as:
Quality Testing, Assurance, and Proper Seed Tagging
Storage – main warehouse and climate control needs
Schedule cleaning of seeds
Keep paper record of inventory and report it to Sales for their record keeping
When seed comes in - after weighing, keep track of harvest, inbound weights, dry weights, clean weights
Adjust inventory when a lot gets low or if a lot seems off
Track testing lots and keep testing up to date
Ensuring the order is fulfilled correctly by warehouse
Develop and document operational procedures, best practices, and guidelines
Oversee maintenance and proper operation of all equipment
Safety Program administration and OSHA compliance.
Maintain a safe work environment through safety training, reporting and enforcement.
Order and keep inventory of warehouse supplies, chemicals, and shipping supplies
Oversee warehouse personnel selection, allocation, and training
Skills and Qualifications:
At least two years management experience
Fluent in Spanish
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
Familiar with Microsoft Office Programs
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
Welding and mechanical knowledge preferred.
Knowledge of the seed industry is preferred, but not necessary. On the job training is available.
For employment inquiries, please send your resume to careers@DKSeeds.com.