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Posted 29 August 2019.

Director of Operations (Midwest)

Job Posting #4282


Description of the Job

Job Title: Director of Operations (Midwest)

Company: Black Gold Farms

Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Job Description: Black Gold Farms is looking to hire a Director of Operations who can manage multi-site ag operations for their Midwest division. This position is available due to an internal promotion and the continued growth of the company.


1. Lead the development of yield plans on the farms which include agronomy, equipment,and people.

2. Help the farms implement their yield projects.

3. Ensure farms execute fundamental best practices successfully while focusing on results and accountability.

4. Mentor and coach farm managers.

5. Develop strategic hiring practices with the farm teams to maintain a qualified staff. Ensuring that farm managers know all functions on a farm that are expected of them and that their team executes them.

6. Facilitate effective communication between farms and other support functions, including conducting internal events, meetings, and conference calls.

7. Develop and execute strategic projects that drive business growth.

Still not convinced? Black Gold Farms offers an excellent benefits package, including health, a company funded health savings account, dental,vision, life and AD&D insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k)program with a company match, paid time off, and incentive compensation.Relocation assistance may be provided if necessary. Location This position would be located at or near one of our farm locations in Winamac, IN; Sturgis, MI; Forest River, ND; or Grand Forks, ND (HQ). Relocation assistance is provided. Ability to travel is required and would be about 30% overnight.

Qualifications: Required: Multi-site operations management experience, people management skills, excellent communication skills, and crop production experience. Desired: Bachelorís degree (Ag or Business related) or relevant experience, Potato or vegetable experience agronomic background.

Deadline for Application: 10/29/2019

Description of Company

Company: Black Gold Farms

Company Description: Black Gold Farms has been in the potato production industry for over 90 years and is recognized as a leading supplier of chip potatoes. If you have proven leadership abilities, an internal drive to seek results, and are continuously looking to improve yourself and those around you, you would fit right into the Black Gold Family. When asked what their favorite part about working here, the #1 thing that employees say is the people.

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Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Tami Martin

Company: Black Gold Farms

Address: 4320 18th Ave. S

City: Grand Forks

State: North Dakota

Zip Code: 58201

Country: USA


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