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.

 

Duties

Product Management

  • Oversee processes and procedures for receiving, handling and storing of bulk and bag seed such as:

    • Receiving

    • Drying

    • Conditioning

    • Quality Testing, Assurance, and Proper Seed Tagging

    • Storage – main warehouse and climate control needs

    • Schedule cleaning of seeds

    • Inventory Control

      • 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

    • Quality assurance

      • Track testing lots and keep testing up to date

      • Ensuring the order is fulfilled correctly by warehouse

Operations Management

    • 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.