Company: West Coast Beet Seed Company
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Manages and directs all operational activities to include planning,
budgeting, forecasting, capital request, cost control, protection
and safekeeping of all physical and human resource assets.
-Responsible for the administrative activities in order to maximize
sugarbeet seed yield and trait purity at West Coast Beet Seed
Company while optimizing sugar beet seed production cost
efficiency, warehousing, cost control, and company personnel,
development. -Implements Board established policies and specific
plans to multiply the quantity of genetically pure varieties from
stock seed supplied by the company's owners. RESPONSIBILITIES AND
DUTIES Provides recommendations to the Board for changes in policy
or operations of the company and assists in executing legal
obligations. Facilitates the Board's annual insurance review and
attends all Board meetings, assisting in scheduling, arranging,
developing the Board meeting agenda, and distributing meeting
notices. -Coordinates with the Board President to conduct meetings.
Reports status of WCBSC's annual operating/business plan. Provides
regular reports of industry conditions and trends as appropriate.
Serves in the capacity of Secretary of the Corporation. Responsible
for storage rotation, shipment and inventories so quality products
are delivered minimizing waste, spoilage, and dissatisfaction.
Oversees development of the "confidential by member" - crop
statement and seed inventory. Prepares annual capital and operating
budgets for Board approval. -Executes budget plans, controls,
performance standards and objectives for WCBSC. Owns and monitors
WCBSC's safety program. Shares trustee duties of the retirement
savings plan. Ensure trait purity of current and future Genetically
Engineered (GE) events, analyzing their potential impact on the
operation. Develop and ensure compliance of Genetically Engineered
(GE) protocols and maintain proper records. Manages field placement
to ensure the highest possible genetic purity for all varieties and
Member Companies. Supervises staff and is responsible for staffing
requirements, recruitment, selection, professional development,
performance management, coaching, mentoring and execution of all
seed production activities. Establishes priorities, develops
strategies, and allocates resources, both human and financial.
Represents WCBSC in the community, trade associations, and
industry. Supports the position of the company in relevant
regulatory and legislative activities of local, state, and federal
governments. Develops collaborative working relationships with
other companies, seed growers and agribusiness entities to the
extent possible and mutually beneficial. Assures that operations
are conducted within the laws established by state and federal
agencies. Establishes controls and standards of performance that
will measure the progress made in achieving company objectives and
plans of the company. Maintains facilities in good working
condition and appearance and makes recommendations for expansion or
contractions of facilities, equipment, and personnel accordingly.
Other duties as assigned by the Board. JOB QUALIFICATIONS 7-10
years of management experience with progressive responsibilities.
College degree equivalent in Agronomy or Agriculture Management.
Master's degree is highly desirable. - Must possess excellent team
leadership and support skills, verbal/written communication.
analytical and organizational skills. - Experience in overseeing
seed production, cleaning, and shipment operations preferred.
General Manager must reside in trade area. - Must be computer
literate and remain abreast of technology. May not accept outside
employment or engage in self-employment without the prior approval
of the Board of Directors. Application Deadline: Februrary 9, 2020
Keywords: West Coast Beet Seed Company, Salem , General Manager, Executive , Salem, Oregon
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