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North America Operations Director

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Posted: 04/01/2024 Industry: Agronomy Job Number: 17042 Targeted Compensation: $180,000.00

Job Description

North American Operations Director

Ag 1 Source is looking for a North American Operations Director for a well established business that is looking to continue to grow and expand their business in North America. This particular role in the Ag Services industry will oversee the North America P&L, sales, marketing, planning, policies and performance goals.

We are seeking someone in this role who has a strong technical and agronomic background, strong relationships with many of the large Crop Protection and Seed companies, experience running a business, a strong leader with a team centric mentality. This is a great opportunity to step in due to a retirement transition and learn from the current individual who has been very successful in this role.

What’s in it for you:

  • Leading the North American efforts of a well respected company in their space
  • Opportunity to continue to take a good business in North American to the next level
  • Opportunity to seek out and not only potential growth areas but also to evaluate mergers and acquisitions
  • Work for a global company but with a small company feel
  • Be a key part of the leadership team of the entire organization

What you will be doing:

  • Continue to grow the North America business but also develop talent internally
  • Lead their technical services by growing business with current CP and Seed companies as well as adding new organizations as clients and seeking out other service opportunities.
  • Overseeing operations, budgets, P&L, etc.
  • Reviewing operational performance
  • Review and improve profitability
  • Drive overall business success and growth while fostering a very family and team centric culture

A successful candidate for this North America Operations Director will possess the following:

  • Strong network of CP and Seed companies
  • Preferred MBA/Masters or PhD in Agronomy or other ag related area
  • Exceptional leadership and operational management experience
  • MUST have Operational experience of running a business $13M or more
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills

Compensation: Will depend on experience but targeting $150-$200K base

Benefits: Competitive benefit package and bonus program

Desired Location: We are seeking someone to be in the Missouri area or Central US and willing to go back and forth to office as needed

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 Operations Director job.

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