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Operations Manager

Location Dickinson, North Dakota Date posted 05/23/2024 Job ID 15040 Salary range $67,900-$113,400 Work arrangement: On-Site
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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.


Looking for your next long-term career? Join CHS, Inc as an Feed Mill Operations Manager in Dickinson, ND! Daily you will work alongside the team by providing strategic & operational oversight for all functions and mill processes. Leadership of safety, quality, working effectiveness and financial performance will be key components of this role, along with problem solving and efficient solutions to our facilities. Apply today for competitive pay, unbeatable benefits, and career longevity!


  • Manage the total operation of the feed production facility according to divisional objectives while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.
  • Manage budget results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports these results to the Regional Manager.
  • Develop and maintain the daily manufacturing schedule and logistics of feed operations.
  • Supervise and support training of all plant personal with emphasis on improving productivity, food safety, and developing a safe working environment.
  • Coordinate and supervise formulation, ordering, receiving and positioning of ingredient inventories, pricing with Central Support office.
  • Supervise plant transportation fleet, DOT compliance, office functions including accurate accounting and reporting.
  • Coordinate and submit required request of plant supplies and repair parts purchases.
  • Refine existing programs of manufacturing facility housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
  • Supervise and assure that plant is operated in a safe, clean and efficient manner, complying with all company and government regulations.
  • Manage and direct department supervisors and staff through responsible training, clear job assignment definition and explanation, correct deficient performance, and effectively reward and develop all employees.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 4+ years’ experience in manufacture, production and/or operations
  • Prior leadership experience with progressively advancing level of leadership responsibilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Working knowledge and experience with government regulations

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience managing a feed mill
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, animal science or a related field
  • Knowledge of Safe Feed / Safe Food programs
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal. 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

CHS offers a competitive total rewards package. Compensation includes base wage and, depending upon position, may include other earnings such as bonus, incentives and commissions. Actual pay offered will vary based on multiple factors which may include, without limitation, experience, education, training, specialized skills and certifications.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, wellness programs, life insurance, health and dependent care savings accounts, paid time off, 401(k), pension, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability, tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance, subject to the eligibility requirements for each benefit plan.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability.       

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