Current open executive and professional ag opportunities

Browse or refine your search criteria below to view our current open positions. However, if you wish to streamline your job application process, you can simply create a profile and upload your resume. This step enables our system to recognize you each time you visit our site and will significantly reduce the amount of time it takes for you to apply to future positions. If you’re the right person for the job, we will want to contact you as soon as possible!

Compost Operations Manager

Sprague, WA 99017

Posted: 07/03/2024 Industry: Agronomy Job Number: 17250 Targeted Compensation: $100,000.00

Job Description

Compost Operations Manager

Ag 1 Source is looking for a compost operations manager for a well-established company in the PNW to oversee all daily processing of material, supervision of employees, maintaining safety standards, compliance with governmental regulations, and the sales/marketing of end products. This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial oriented candidate with a vision for taking a product line to the next level.

What’s in it for you:

  • Ability to work directly with company leadership to determine both production and sales direction
  • An established and experienced team of procurement, compost production and sales professionals already in place
  • Competitive salary and benefits

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee all aspects of processing organic material delivered to the facility.
  • Managing company employees and resources throughout the entire processing cycle, from receiving material to final sale and delivery to customers.
  • Manage the sales of organic products to landscapers, wholesalers, retailers, farmers, nurseries, and governmental agencies.
  • Manage daily processes by monitoring and reporting the status of key services, safety, and equipment.
  • Ensure divisional compliance with all OSHA, DOT, city, state, county, and federal regulations.
  • Knowledgeable of current organics testing protocols.
  • Maintain compliance with facility permits including water regulations.
  • Ensure product quality programs are followed and processing standards are met.
  • Achieve productivity and throughput standards through staff training and process planning.
  • Oversee operational staff for the compost facility.
  • Monitor Weekly production schedules and budget for labor hours.
  • Responsible for managing departmental staffing needs such as hiring, training, and coaching.
  • Oversee sales and marketing initiatives related to compost.

A successful candidate for this Compost Operations Manager Role will possess the following:

  • Heavy Equipment Operations or Maintenance: 2+ Years
  • Composting or Organics: 3+ Years
  • Solid Waste Related: 2+ Years
  • Management/Supervision: 3+ Years
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Engineering, Soil Sciences/Agronomy, or other closely related areas of study or 3+ years of experience in composting operations or related fields
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to work in both an individual and team setting
  • Prior computer and record keeping experience
  • A high level of integrity and work ethic

Compensation: This company offers a competitive salary in the $90,000-$110,000 base range.

Benefits: The company has a competitive medical, dental, vision and 401K match program in addition to a company vehicle.

Desired Location: The successful candidate must reside in, or relocate to the Sprague, WA area, just outside of Spokane.

Ag 1 Source has been focused on Executive Level Agriculture recruiting since 2002, our network runs deep. If this role isn't quite the right fit for you, but are still open to exploring career growth, feel free to do so HERE. Or, if you know someone who may be interested in this role, please reach out HERE. We provide up to a $500 referral bonus for individuals that are referred, and we place.

*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Compost Operations Manager job.

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Refer A Friend

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

About Sprague, WA

Discover exciting job opportunities near Sprague, Washington today! This picturesque town, nestled in Lincoln County, offers a unique blend of small-town charm and boundless growth potential. Imagine advancing your career against a backdrop of the stunning Palouse Falls and the historic Sprague Hotel. Explore the vibrant local art scene at galleries like Crossroads Fine Art, indulge in delicious local cuisine at the Sprague Superette, and catch a show at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds. With easy access to outdoor recreation at Sprague Lake and endless opportunities for personal and professional growth, Sprague is the perfect place to take the next step in your career journey. Dive into our job listings now and make Sprague your career destination!