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Director of Operations – Northeastern SD

Director of Operations – Northeastern SD

October 30, 2023
Northea, SD
Contact Name
Steve Green


Director of Operations

Our client is one of the industry leaders in the grain processing arena. Due to their diversity, they remain fiscally sound, have seen record growth and prides themselves in addressing the needs of the industry, their customers and shareholders. With multiple locations and operations, they continue to grow and provide growth opportunities for their employees are very good. They are located in an area that offers some of the best recreational opportunities in the state.



  • Great company that believes in a work/life balance for their employee and offers their employees an exceptional environment to work in and a chance to work with top-notch professionals.
  • $180,000 - + DOE
  • Profit Sharing
  • Benefits Package Includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Wellness Program, Life Insurance and Disability, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement.
  • 401k with Match.



  • Responsible for all plant(s) production, maintenance and overall operations, while supervising individual Plant Manager an Project Managers.
  • Ensure all operations SOP’s, policies and procedures and applicable regulations are applied and maintained in a consistent manner.
  • Direct the research and development work that is done internally in all facets of the operations.
  • Ensure downtime is kept at a minimum through effective planning and supervision.
  • Supervise EHS operations to ensure all safety programs and rule and regulations are being enforced.
  • Work with all plants and arms of the operation to oversee budget preparation and implement cost control measures.
  • Focus on continuous improvement in all aspects of the operation.


North Eastern SD Area

  • This area offers you the chance to live in very peaceful and quiet place, or the opportunity to live in a growing city; whatever you choose there are things to do for any kind of person.
  • For the little kiddos enjoy taking them to the local museum, zoo, mini-golfing, swimming pools, Storybook Land, or in the summer take them out to the fair and other festivities in the community.
  • If you are up for a day or night away with your friends or just need to get away from the kids, you can benefit from hitting up the local golf courses in the area or dinner and a movie.
  • How about a night under the stars camping in one of the many recreational spots available. Additionally, there are great places to hunt, fish, bike and hike within the region.
  • There are great schools to choose from, for any age within the region.
  • This community offers a safe and clean environment with low housing costs.
  • Overall this is an excellent place to live!


  • BS in Engineering, Science, Business or Related field.
  • Graduate Degree – preferred
  • 5+ Years Experience in a supervisory/ management role within a processing plant environment with an emphasis on process improvement capacity.
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Leadership Skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Effectively manage project and balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing / chemical processing environment.

Candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents of the US.


Steve Green

(605) 369-2105

[email protected]



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